Report: Marijuana Retailers Aren’t Magnets for Serious Crimes

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Report: Marijuana Retailers Aren’t Magnets for Serious Crimes | NORML

SAN DIEGO, CA — State-licensed marijuana retailers are not magnets for serious criminal activity, according to a six-month analysis of law enforcement data conducted by the Voice of San Diego newspaper. Reporters reviewed emergency calls between January and June 2018 – the first six-months during which state-licensed retailers were permitted to operate within the city. Investigators determined that relatively few […]

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Pennsylvania Auditor’s Report Says Marijuana Legalization Would Yield Over $500 Million in New Annual Revenue

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Pennsylvania Auditor’s Report Says Marijuana Legalization Would Yield Over $ 500 Million in New Annual Revenue | NORML

HARRISBURG, PA — A fiscal report issued by the state’s Auditor General estimates that taxing Pennsylvania’s existing retail cannabis market would yield $ 581 million in new annual revenue. The report estimates that just under 800,000 Pennsylvanians are currently using cannabis. Statewide polling finds that a majority of voters endorse legalizing and regulating its use by adults. “The benefits of regulating […]

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Study: Patients Report Herbal Cannabis Provides Insomnia Relief

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Study: Patients Report Herbal Cannabis Provides Insomnia Relief | Paul Armentano

The use of herbal cannabis is associated with reductions in self-perceived insomnia severity, according to data published in the online, open-access journal Medicines. University of New Mexico researchers assessed the influence of marijuana use on self-perceived insomnia severity levels in 409 subjects. Study participants recorded real-time ratings of their symptom severity on a zero to 10-point scale using […]

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Teen Marijuana Use in Colorado Still Has Not Increased Since Legalization: Report

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Teen Marijuana Use in Colorado Still Has Not Increased Since Legalization: Report | Marijuana Policy Project

DENVER — A new federal report shows rates of teen marijuana use in Colorado have still not increased since voters decided to end marijuana prohibition in 2012 and start regulating it similarly to alcohol for adult use. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s High School Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS) found 19.6 percent […]

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Report: Trump Pledges Non-Interference in Legal Marijuana States

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Report: Trump Pledges Non-Interference in Legal Marijuana States | Paul Armentano

WASHINGTON, DC — Republican Senator Cory Gardner (CO) says that he has received a verbal commitment from President Donald Trump specifying that the administration will not take action to disrupt marijuana markets in states that legally regulate the substance. “Since the campaign, President Trump has consistently supported states’ rights to decide for themselves how best to approach marijuana,” […]

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Report: Growing Number of Banks Are Providing Services to Cannabis-Related Businesses

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Report: Growing Number of Banks Are Providing Services to Cannabis-Related Businesses | NORML

WASHINGTON, DC — A growing number of banks and credit unions are providing financial services to marijuana-related businesses, according to data released by FinCEN (the US Treasury Department’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network) and first publicized by MarijuanaMoment.net. The report found that the number of financial institutions actively banking with marijuana-related businesses rose in 2017 from 340 in January to […]

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WHO Report: No Public Health Problems Attributable to CBD

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WHO Report: No Public Health Problems Attributable to CBD | Paul Armentano

The use of the naturally occurring cannabinoid CBD is safe, well tolerated, and is not associated with any significant adverse public health effects, according to the findings of a preliminary report compiled by the World Health Organization’s Expert Committee on Drug Dependence. Authors of the report declare that CBD is “not associated with abuse potential” and that it does […]

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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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NY: Buffalo Report Shows Stark Marijuana Arrest Disparities

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NY: Buffalo Report Shows Stark Marijuana Arrest Disparities | Drug Policy Alliance

BUFFALO, NY — On Tuesday, the Partnership for the Public Good, a Buffalo community-based think tank, introduced a report highlighting marijuana arrest disparities in Buffalo, New York. The report, Advancing Racial Equity and Public Health: Smarter Marijuana Laws in Western New York, reveals the city of Buffalo’s marijuana policing practices to be as pervasive as the practices […]

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Parkinson’s Patients Report Long-Term Benefits from Medical Marijuana

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Parkinson’s Patients Report Long-Term Benefits from Medical Marijuana | NORML

TEL AVIV, ISRAEL — Patients with Parkinson’s disease report long-term therapeutic benefits from the daily use of medical cannabis, according to data published online ahead of print in the journal Clinical Neuropharmacology. Investigators at Tel Aviv University in Israel conducted a retrospective assessment of the daily use of cannabis in 47 patients with Parkinson’s disease over a period […]

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