Trump Administration Secretly Plotting New War of Words on Marijuana Policy

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Trump Administration Secretly Plotting New War of Words on Marijuana Policy | NORML In reporting made public Wednesday by Buzzfeed News: “The White House has secretly amassed a committee of federal agencies from across the government to combat public support for marijuana and cast state legalization measures in a negative light, while attempting to portray the drug as a national threat.” In response to this revelation, NORML Political Director […] Trump Administration Secretly Plotting New War of Words on Marijuana Policy … Read More

CNMI Marijuana Legalization Bill Passes, Heads to Governor

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CNMI Marijuana Legalization Bill Passes, Heads to Governor | Marijuana Policy Project The Northern Marianas’ Commonwealth Legislature has approved a bill to legalize and regulate marijuana for adult and medical use. House Bill 20-178, titled the Taulamwaar Sensible CNMI Cannabis Act of 2018, will now be sent to Gov. Ralph Deleon Guerrero Torres for his consideration. The Senate approved the bill 6-0-2 on Thursday, and it was approved […] CNMI Marijuana Legalization Bill Passes, Heads to Governor | The Daily Chronic … Read More

The Opioid Crisis Could Cost a Half Million Lives in the Next Decade

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The Opioid Crisis Could Cost a Half Million Lives in the Next Decade | Phillip Smith The most recent data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, released in mid-August, showed a record 72,000 drug overdose deaths last year, with 49,000 related to heroin, fentanyl and prescription opioids. According to the authors of a study released last week in the American Journal of Public Health, that could be the new normal. The study, by […] The Opioid Crisis Could Cost a Half Million … Read More

Delaware Governor Signs Marijuana Expungement Bill Into Law

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Delaware Governor Signs Marijuana Expungement Bill Into Law | Paul Armentano Delaware’s Democrat Governor John Carney signed legislation into law today vacating past marijuana convictions. Senate Bill 197, which took immediate effect, “provides mandatory expungement eligibility to individuals who were convicted of the possession [of one ounce or less], use or consumption of marijuana prior to Delaware’s decriminalization of these offenses.” State lawmakers in 2015 enacted legislation reducing the possession […] Delaware Governor Signs Marijuana Expungement Bill Into Law | The Daily Chronic The … Read More

Proximity of Medical Marijuana Dispensaries to Schools Not Linked With Teen Use

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Proximity of Medical Marijuana Dispensaries to Schools Not Linked With Teen Use | NORML SAN DIEGO, CA — The establishment of medical cannabis dispensaries within close proximity of schools does not make teens more susceptible to using marijuana, according to data published in the Journal of Adolescent Health. Researchers from UC San Diego examined the association between the establishment of medical marijuana dispensaries in school neighborhoods and teen use […] Proximity of Medical Marijuana Dispensaries to Schools Not Linked With … Read More

Israeli Pain Specialists Endorse Cannabis Therapy, Survey Finds

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Israeli Pain Specialists Endorse Cannabis Therapy, Survey Finds | NORML TEL AVIV, ISRAEL — Most Israeli pain specialists with an opinion on the issue believe that cannabis is a safe and effective analgesic agent, according to survey data published in the Journal of Pain Research. Investigators surveyed the opinions of over half of all practicing pain clinicians in Israel. The Israeli government has regulated the […] Israeli Pain Specialists Endorse Cannabis Therapy, Survey Finds | The Daily Chronic The Daily … Read More

CBD Therapy Promotes Sustained Reductions in Seizure Frequency: Study

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CBD Therapy Promotes Sustained Reductions in Seizure Frequency: Study | NORML BIRMINGHAM, AL — Epilepsy patients administered the standardized CBD extract Epidiolex experience a significant reduction in seizures over an extended period of time, according to clinical trial data published in the journal Epilepsy & Behavior. Investigators at the University of Alabama at Birmingham assessed the long-term daily administration of Epidiolex in a cohort of 132 […] CBD Therapy Promotes Sustained Reductions in Seizure Frequency: Study | The Daily Chronic … Read More

Teen Marijuana Use Declines in Post-Legalization California

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Teen Marijuana Use Declines in Post-Legalization California | NORML SAN FRANCISCO, CA — Marijuana use by adolescents continues to decline in California, according to statewide data provided by the California Healthy Kids Survey, a biennial survey funded by the Departments of Health and Education. Among 7th graders, 4.2 percent reported ever having used cannabis during the years 2015 to 2017, as compared to 7.9 […] Teen Marijuana Use Declines in Post-Legalization California | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic

Alaska Marijuana Control Board Issues Proposed On-Site Consumption Rules

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Alaska Marijuana Control Board Issues Proposed On-Site Consumption Rules | Kate Zawidzki The Alaska Marijuana Control Board, which oversees the state’s regulatory system for cannabis, has released proposed rules governing on-site consumption of cannabis at approved locations. Members of the public are invited to review and provide written comments on the proposed rules by 4:30 p.m. on November 1. A link to the state’s page announcing the proposed […] Alaska Marijuana Control Board Issues Proposed On-Site Consumption Rules | The Daily … Read More

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