Medical Marijuana Patients Reduce Their Prescription Drug Use, Study Finds

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Medical Marijuana Patients Reduce Their Prescription Drug Use, Study Finds | NORML

CHICAGO, IL — Patients enrolled in a statewide medical cannabis program are likely to reduce their use of conventional prescription drugs over time, according to data published online ahead of print in The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Care. Investigators from DePaul University and Rush University, College of Nursing assessed prescription drug use patterns in 34 patients registered to […]

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Recreational Marijuana Shops Help Increase Home Values, Study Finds

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Recreational Marijuana Shops Help Increase Home Values, Study Finds | NORML

ATHENS, GA — Cannabis retail facilities are associated with increased home values, according to data to be published in the journal Real Estate Economics. Researchers from the University of Georgia at Athens, the University of Wisconsin – Madison, and California State University Sacramento assessed the relationship between operational retail cannabis facilities in Denver, Colorado and fluctuations in nearby housing values. […]

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Study Finds Marijuana Legalization Doesn’t Drive Increased Use, But Vice Versa

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Study Finds Marijuana Legalization Doesn’t Drive Increased Use, But Vice Versa | Phillip Smith

Marijuana legalization is not the cause of  increased  marijuana use nationwide, a new study finds. Instead it’s the other way around: Marijuana legalization reflects increased acceptance of marijuana. In the study, published this month in the journal Addiction, researchers from the Public Health Institute’s Alcohol Research Group examined 30 years’ worth of data from National […]

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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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Only 14% of American Voters Think Marijuana Should Be Illegal, Poll Finds

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Only 14% of American Voters Think Marijuana Should Be Illegal, Poll Finds | TJ Baker

As federal marijuana prohibition turns 80 years old, a new poll has found overwhelming support for re-legalizing cannabis in some form. The poll is just the latest in a series of national polls finding overwhelming support for reforming federal marijuana laws, and comes as comprehensive legislation to legalize marijuana at the federal level is introduced […]

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Marijuana Infused Tea is Effective in Treating Chronic Pain, Study Finds

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Marijuana Infused Tea is Effective in Treating Chronic Pain, Study Finds | NORML

PARMA, ITALY — Oral cannabis administration is safe and effective for the treatment of chronic pain conditions, according to clinical data published in the Journal of Pain Research. Italian researchers conducted a retrospective case series analysis assessing the use of cannabinoids for intractable pain in a cohort of over 600 patients. Study subjects were typically over […]

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National Medical Marijuana Could Save Medicaid $1 Billion, Study Finds

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National Medical Marijuana Could Save Medicaid $ 1 Billion, Study Finds | NORML

ATHENS, GA — Patients use fewer prescription drugs in states where access to medical cannabis is legally regulated, according to data published in the journal Health Affairs. Investigators at the University of Georgia assessed the association between medical cannabis regulations and the average number of prescriptions filled by Medicaid beneficiaries between the years 2007 and […]

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CBS Poll Finds Support for Legalizing Marijuana at Record High

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CBS Poll Finds Support for Legalizing Marijuana at Record High | Paul Armentano

More than six in ten Americans believe that the social use of marijuana should be legal for adults, according to nationwide polling data provided by CBS News. The percentage marks a significant increase since 2013, when only 45 percent of respondents endorsed legalization, and it is among the highest levels of public support ever reported […]

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Illinois Poll Finds Two-Thirds of Voters Support Legalizing Marijuana

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Illinois Poll Finds Two-Thirds of Voters Support Legalizing Marijuana | NORML

CARBONDALE, IL — Sixty-six percent of voters believe that the adult use and sale of marijuana ought to be treated like alcohol, according to statewide polling data compiled by the Paul Simon Public Policy Institute at Southern Illinois University. Support for legalization is strongest among voters under 35 years of age (83 percent) and among […]

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Patients With Access to Medical Marijuana Reduce Their Use of Opioids, Study Finds

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Patients With Access to Medical Marijuana Reduce Their Use of Opioids, Study Finds | Paul Armentano

ALBUQUERQUE, NM — Patients registered to use medical cannabis decrease their use of opioids, according to data compiled by researchers at the University of New Mexico. Investigators assessed the use of prescription opioids over an 18-month period among patients enrolled in the state’s medical marijuana program compared to similar patients who were not. They reported […]

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