Gallup Finds Record-High 66% Support Marijuana Legalization in U.S.

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Gallup Finds Record-High 66% Support Marijuana Legalization in U.S. | Marijuana Policy Project

WASHINGTON, DC — A new Gallup poll released Monday shows support for making marijuana legal in the U.S. has reached a record high of 66 percent, up from 64 percent last year. Only 32 percent are opposed. The poll found majority support spans the political spectrum, with majorities of Democrats, Republicans, and independents in favor. Support among […]

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New Gallup Poll Finds 66 Percent of Americans Want Marijuana Legal

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New Gallup Poll Finds 66 Percent of Americans Want Marijuana Legal | NORML

Sixty-six percent of US adults believe that “the use of marijuana should be made legal,” according to national survey data compiled by the Gallup. The percentage is the highest ever reported by Gallup, which has been tracking Americans’ views on the subject of marijuana legalization since 1969. Support was strongest among Millennials (78 percent), Democrats (75 percent), […]

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New Poll Finds Strong Support for Michigan Marijuana Legalization Proposal 1

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New Poll Finds Strong Support for Michigan Marijuana Legalization Proposal 1 | TJ Baker

A new poll shows Michigan’s marijuana legalization campaign Proposal 1 on November’s ballot, is currently poised to pass with 56% support. Of those surveyed, 56% support the legalization proposal, while 38% were opposed. Six percent remain undecided. Age, not political affiliation, was the largest factor for support of the proposal, pollsters found.  While only 37% of […]

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Israeli Pain Specialists Endorse Cannabis Therapy, Survey Finds

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Israeli Pain Specialists Endorse Cannabis Therapy, Survey Finds | NORML

TEL AVIV, ISRAEL — Most Israeli pain specialists with an opinion on the issue believe that cannabis is a safe and effective analgesic agent, according to survey data published in the Journal of Pain Research. Investigators surveyed the opinions of over half of all practicing pain clinicians in Israel. The Israeli government has regulated the […]

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Cannabis-Infused Tea Mitigates Chronic Pain Symptoms, Study Finds

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Cannabis-Infused Tea Mitigates Chronic Pain Symptoms, Study Finds | NORML

PISA, ITALY — The long-term use of a cannabis-infused decoction is effective at reducing pain intensity and mitigating anxiety and depression in patients with chronic pain, according to clinical data published in the journal La Clinica Therapeutica. Italian researchers assessed the long-term use of cannabis in a cohort of 338 patients with chronic pain. Subjects consumed between 5mg […]

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Medical Marijuana Access Leads to Significant Reduction in Prescription Opioid Use, Study Finds

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Medical Marijuana Access Leads to Significant Reduction in Prescription Opioid Use, Study Finds | Paul Armentano

The enactment of medical cannabis access laws is associated with significant reductions in prescription opioid use among Medicaid enrollees, according to just-published data in the journal Addiction. Investigators with the University of California at San Diego assessed the relationship between medical cannabis legalization and opioid use among Medicaid enrollees over a period of 21 years (1993 to 2014). […]

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CBD-Infused Products Are Often Mislabeled, Study Finds

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CBD-Infused Products Are Often Mislabeled, Study Finds | NORML

BRESCIA, ITALY — CBD-based oil preparations sold commercially in Europe are often mislabeled with regard to their potency and ingredients, according to findings published in the journal Molecules. A team of Italian researchers analyzed the content of 14 commercially available CBD oils. They reported that nearly two-thirds (64 percent) of the products contained CBD concentrations that differed […]

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Marijuana Use During Pregnancy Doesn’t Lead to Lower Infant Birth Weight, Study Finds

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Marijuana Use During Pregnancy Doesn’t Lead to Lower Infant Birth Weight, Study Finds | NORML

ATLANTA, GA — Cannabis exposure during pregnancy is not independently associated with lower birthweight among infants, according to data published in the journal Drug and Alcohol Dependence. Researchers from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention assessed the relationship between maternal marijuana exposure and birthweight. They reported that infants, on average, weighed no less than controls after […]

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Traffic Fatalities Have Not Increased From Legalizing Marijuana, Study Finds

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Traffic Fatalities Have Not Increased From Legalizing Marijuana, Study Finds | Paul Armentano

The enactment of adult use marijuana regulation in Colorado and Washington is not independently linked to an increase in traffic fatalities, according to a study published this week by the National Bureau of Economic Research. Investigators at the University of Oregon compared traffic accident outcomes in Colorado and Washington following legalization to other states with similar pre-legalization […]

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Fox News Poll Finds Record Support in Favor of Marijuana Legalization

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Fox News Poll Finds Record Support in Favor of Marijuana Legalization | NORML

NEW YORK, NY — Fifty-nine percent of voters believe the adult use of marijuana should be legal, according to nationwide polling data compiled by Fox News. The percentage marks an eight-point percentage increase since 2015, and is the highest level of support ever reported by the media agency. Majorities of Democrats (68 percent) and Independents (67 percent) back […]

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