More Senior Citizens Are Using Marijuana Than Ever Before

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More Senior Citizens Are Using Marijuana Than Ever Before | NORML

Older Americans are using cannabis more frequently than ever before, according to a review of demographic data published in the journal Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine. A pair of investigators at the University of Florida reviewed 18 peer-reviewed studies published between the years 2000 and 2017 evaluating marijuana use patterns among those ages 50 and older. They reported that […]

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More Pennsylvania Cities Push for Marijuana Decriminalization Ordinances

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More Pennsylvania Cities Push for Marijuana Decriminalization Ordinances | NORML

BETHLEHEM, PA — Members of the Bethlehem city council have moved toward the enactment of a local ordinance that seeks to make first-time minor marijuana possession offenses punishable by a $ 25 fine. Members decided unanimously in favor of the proposal on its first reading. A final vote is anticipated in about two weeks. However, it remains unclear […]

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Survey: More Than Seven In Ten Practicing Physicians Back Medical Marijuana Option

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Survey: More Than Seven In Ten Practicing Physicians Back Medical Marijuana Option | NORML

NEW YORK, NY — More than seven in ten practicing physicians support allowing qualified patients the option to use cannabis therapeutically, according to survey data published in the journal Cannabis and Cannabinoid Research. New York University investigators surveyed the attitudes of practicing physicians in New York State. Seventy-one percent of respondents said that cannabis ought to be legal for […]

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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 […]

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Poll: Tobacco, Alcohol, Sugar Perceived as More Harmful to Health Than Marijuana

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Poll: Tobacco, Alcohol, Sugar Perceived as More Harmful to Health Than Marijuana | NORML

NEW YORK, NY — Most Americans believe that consuming cannabis poses fewer harms to health than does the consumption of tobacco, alcohol, or sugar, according to the findings of a nationwide Wall Street Journal/NBC News poll. Respondents were asked which of the four substances they believed to be “most harmful to a person’s overall health.” Most respondents […]

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Report: Domestic Hemp Production More Than Doubles in Past Year

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Report: Domestic Hemp Production More Than Doubles in Past Year | NORML

WASHINGTON, DC — Domestic hemp production increased dramatically from 2016 to 2017, according to data compiled by the advocacy organization Vote Hemp. The group calculates that US farmers cultivated over 23,000 acres of hemp in 2017, up from fewer than 10,000 acres in 2016. Under a 2014 federal law, states may license hemp cultivation as part of a university sponsored […]

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Survey: More Than One in Five Military Vets Uses Marijuana Medicinally

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Survey: More Than One in Five Military Vets Uses Marijuana Medicinally | NORML

INDIANAPOLIS, IN — More than one in five military veterans engage in the use of cannabis for therapeutic purposes, according to nationwide survey data conducted on behalf of The American Legion. The American Legion is the largest veterans’ advocacy organization in the United States. Twenty-two percent of respondents said they “use cannabis to treat a mental or physical condition.” Thirty-nine […]

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Jeff Sessions Escalates Drug War: Tells Prosecutors to Seek “Most Serious” Charges, More Severe Sentences for Drugs

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Jeff Sessions Escalates Drug War: Tells Prosecutors to Seek “Most Serious” Charges, More Severe Sentences for Drugs | Drug Policy Alliance

WASHINGTON, DC — Attorney General Jeff Sessions, pushing back on bi-partisan momentum to reduce the amount of people behind bars, issued a memo to prosecutors, calling on them to push for the “most serious” charges against people, hoping to trigger mandatory minimum drug sentences. The memo is a direct reversal of the policy of his […]

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President Obama Grants Clemency to 111 More People

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President Obama Grants Clemency to 111 More People | Drug Policy Alliance

WASHINGTON, DC — President Barack Obama commuted the sentences of 111 people incarcerated in federal prison on Tuesday, almost all for drug offenses. This brings his total number of clemencies granted to 673 people. Many of those who received commutations today were victims of the disparity in sentencing between crack and cocaine. President Obama has been […]

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Farm symposium to focus on hemp, water, more

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Farm symposium to focus on hemp, water, more
Farm symposium to focus on hemp, water, more. Arkansas River study, hemp opportunities among topics. The Pueblo Chieftain. Published: February 3, 2016; Last modified: February 3, 2016 04:00AM. An update on a 15-year study of water tables, salinity and …
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Farmers eye hemp pilot program amid staggered grain market
Some McLean County farmers are hoping to break into the hemp production market soon, as related industries grow and rigid grain markets tumble. Already three McLean County farmers have applied to participate in Kentucky's hemp pilot program, which …
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