Study: Cannabis Exposure Not Associated With Residual Adverse Impact On Cognition

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Study: Cannabis Exposure Not Associated With Residual Adverse Impact On Cognition | NORML PHILADELPHIA, PA — Cannabis exposure in adolescents and young adults is not associated with any significant long-term detrimental effects on cognitive performance, according to a systematic literature review published last week in the journal JAMA Psychiatry. Investigators affiliated with the University of Pennsylvania, Perelman School of Medicine and with the Children’s Hospital of Pennsylvania reviewed data from 69 separate studies […] Study: Cannabis Exposure Not Associated With Residual Adverse Impact On Cognition … Read More

NORML Releases 2018 Gubernatorial Scorecard

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NORML Releases 2018 Gubernatorial Scorecard | NORML The National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (NORML) has announced the release of their 2018 Gubernatorial Scorecard. This extensive database assigns a letter grade ‘A’ through ‘F’ to states’ governors based upon their comments and voting records specific to matters of marijuana policy. KEY FINDINGS Twenty-four US governors received a passing grade of ‘C’ […] NORML Releases 2018 Gubernatorial Scorecard | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic

Trump Administration Offers Verbal Commitment Not to Interfere in Legal Marijuana States

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Trump Administration Offers Verbal Commitment Not to Interfere in Legal Marijuana States | NORML WASHINGTON, DC — Republican Senator Cory Gardner (CO) says that he has received a verbal commitment from President Donald Trump that the administration will not take action to disrupt marijuana markets in states that legally regulate it. “Since the campaign, President Trump has consistently supported states’ rights to decide for themselves how best to approach marijuana,” Gardner told […] Trump Administration Offers Verbal Commitment Not to Interfere in Legal … Read More

Study: Marijuana Decriminalization Leads to Decreased Arrests, No Increase in Youth Use

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Study: Marijuana Decriminalization Leads to Decreased Arrests, No Increase in Youth Use | NORML ST. LOUIS, MO — State laws reducing minor marijuana possession offenses from criminal to civil violations (aka decriminalization) are associated with dramatic reductions in drug-related arrests, and are not linked to any uptick in youth cannabis use, according to data published by researchers affiliated with Washington University and the National Bureau of Economic Research. Investigators examined the impact […] Study: Marijuana Decriminalization Leads to Decreased Arrests, No Increase in … Read More

More California Counties Move to Expunge Past Marijuana Convictions

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More California Counties Move to Expunge Past Marijuana Convictions | NORML SACRAMENTO, CA — Officials in two additional California counties, Sonoma County (population 502,000) and Yolo County (population 213,000), have announced that they will proactively review and vacate thousands of past marijuana convictions. Sonoma county officials estimate that some 3,000 cases are eligible for either a sentence reduction or expungement. In Yolo County, the District Attorney’s Office has […] More California Counties Move to Expunge Past Marijuana Convictions | The Daily Chronic … Read More

New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy Announces Expansion of State Medicinal Marijuana Program

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New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy Announces Expansion of State Medicinal Marijuana Program | Drug Policy Alliance TRENTON, NJ — New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy on Tuesday announced steps to expand New Jersey’s long-stalled Medicinal Marijuana Program. The Governor acted quickly after taking office, issuing an executive order mandating the Department of Health to review the program and make recommendations for improvement. The announcement today is the result of this executive order. The changes […] New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy Announces Expansion of … Read More

New Jersey Governor Expands Medical Marijuana Program

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New Jersey Governor Expands Medical Marijuana Program | Justin Strekal TRENTON, NJ — In his ongoing effort to expand the Garden State’s medical marijuana program to be more patient-oriented, Governor Phil Murphy (D-NJ) has made dramatic changes to the state’s regulatory program. We will begin the elimination of the requirement that doctors prescribing medical marijuana appear on a public registry, and transition to an optional listing […] New Jersey Governor Expands Medical Marijuana Program | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic

Poll: Supermajority of Likely Voters Support Legal Medical Marijuana

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Poll: Supermajority of Likely Voters Support Legal Medical Marijuana | NORML WASHINGTON, DC — More than two-thirds of self-identified Democrats, Republicans, and Independents are in favor of medical cannabis legalization, according to nationwide survey data compiled by the polling firm Fabrizio, Lee, and Associates. The poll reported that 77 percent of likely 2018 voters held favorable opinions toward marijuana medicalization. Among Democrats, 84 percent endorsed medical cannabis legalization. […] Poll: Supermajority of Likely Voters Support Legal Medical Marijuana | The Daily Chronic … Read More

Study: Traffic Fatalities Have Not Increased as a Consequence of Legalization

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Study: Traffic Fatalities Have Not Increased as a Consequence of Legalization | NORML EUGENE, OR — The enactment of adult use marijuana regulations in Colorado and Washington is not independently linked to an increase in traffic fatalities, according to a study published by the National Bureau of Economic Research. Investigators at the University of Oregon compared traffic accident outcomes in Colorado and Washington following legalization to those in other states with […] Study: Traffic Fatalities Have Not Increased as a Consequence of Legalization … Read More

Study: Marijuana Use Associated With Decreased Mortality Among Patients Undergoing Orthopedic Surgeries

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Study: Marijuana Use Associated With Decreased Mortality Among Patients Undergoing Orthopedic Surgeries | NORML BOSTON, MA — A history of marijuana use is associated with decreased in-hospital mortality among patients undergoing certain orthopedic surgeries, according to data published in the journal Substance Abuse. Investigators from Tufts University in Boston and the University of Alabama at Birmingham assessed the relationship between marijuana use and in-hospital mortality in a cohort of 9.5 million patients who […] Study: Marijuana Use Associated With Decreased Mortality Among Patients Undergoing … Read More

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