Studies Refute Claims That Medical Marijuana Access Encourages Teen Use

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Studies Refute Claims That Medical Marijuana Access Encourages Teen Use | Paul Armentano

The enactment of statewide laws regulating the use and distribution of cannabis for medical purposes is not associated with increased marijuana use among young people, according to a review of relevant studies published online ahead of print in the journal Addiction. Investigators from Columbia University, the RAND Corporation, the University of California at Davis, and the Boston School […]

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Pennsylvania Cops Abuse Elderly Couple in Raid on Marijuana Plants That Were Actually Hibiscus, Lawsuit Claims

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Pennsylvania Cops Abuse Elderly Couple in Raid on Marijuana Plants That Were Actually Hibiscus, Lawsuit Claims | Phillip Smith

PITTSBURGH, PA — A Buffalo Township, Pennsylvania, couple has filed a lawsuit against township police and an insurance company in the wake of a misbegotten drug raid that netted only hibiscus plants. Edward Cramer, 69, and his wife, Audrey Cramer, 66, were quietly enjoying their golden years this fall when they called their insurance company […]

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Study Finds Little Evidence to Support Claims that Legal Marijuana is Diverted to Illegal States

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Study Finds Little Evidence to Support Claims that Legal Marijuana is Diverted to Illegal States | NORML

SAN DIEGO, CA — There is little evidence to substantiate claims that large quantities of cannabis produced legally in adult use states are being diverted to neighboring jurisdictions where the plant remains illegal, according to an analysis published online ahead of print in the Boston College Law Review. A professor at the Thomas Jefferson School of Law in […]

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Jeff Sessions Claims Marijuana Only “Slightly Less Awful” Than Heroin

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Jeff Sessions Claims Marijuana Only “Slightly Less Awful” Than Heroin | Phillip Smith

US Attorney General Jeff Sessions once again displayed his ignorance about drugs Wednesday as he claimed that marijuana is “only slightly less awful” than heroin. In the same speech, he acknowledged rising heroin and prescription opioid overdose death levels, but failed to note that no one dies from overdosing on marijuana. Heroin produces physical addiction […]

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AZ: Colorado Officials Ask ’No on 205’ to Pull Ads with False Marijuana Tax Claims

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AZ: Colorado Officials Ask ’No on 205’ to Pull Ads with False Marijuana Tax Claims | Barrett Marson

PHOENIX, AZ — Colorado state officials are asking opponents of Prop. 205 to stop airing ads that “convey inaccurate and misleading statements about Colorado’s experience with regulating and taxing marijuana for adult use.” In a Monday morning email to Seth Leibsohn and Sheila Polk, the leaders of Arizonans for Responsible Drug Policy, Colorado Sen. Pat […]

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