The enactment of laws regulating the use of cannabis by adults is associated with short-term declines in self-reported marijuana use by young people, according to findings published today in the journal JAMA Pediatrics. “Ensuring the safety of our kids is always a top priority,” said NORML State Policies Coordinator Carly Wolf. “And the best way to do that is to […]
DOVER, DE — Lawmakers in Delaware have advanced legislation amending criminal penalties for juveniles who violate the state’s marijuana possession laws. The bill now awaits action from Democratic Gov. John Carney. Senate Bill 45 eliminates criminal penalties for low-level marijuana possession offenses (up to one ounce) for those under the age of 21. Instead, juvenile offenders will face a […]
WASHINGTON, DC — On Wednesday, July 10th at 10am, members of the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security will hear expert testimony challenging the federal government’s failed policy of cannabis prohibition. The hearing, entitled “Marijuana Laws in America: Racial Justice and the Need for Reform,” will discuss alternative policy options — including ending cannabis’ […]
A history of cannabis use is associated with persistent lower fasting insulin levels in obese subjects, according to new data published in The Journal of Diabetes. A new product using bio-encapsulation hopes to streamline the absorption of cannabinoids to enhance this effect. Canadian researchers assessed the relationship between cannabis consumption, fasting insulin levels and insulin resistance in a nationally representative […]
A bill has been introduced into Congress to facilitate interstate shipping of cannabis between legalized states.
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State by state legalization has left cannabis patients with a patchwork maze of rules to follow. Here's how you can play it safe when you apply.
Nevada's Democratic governor made good on a promise to reduce discrimination against cannabis consumers by restricting pre-employment drug screening.
Cannabidiol, also known as CBD oil, is known to have relieving qualities. The widely recognized cannabis extract, which makes up at least 40 percent of the commonly smoked hemp by recreational users, is gaining momentum not only in the medical industry but also in the beauty and wellness sector. Products infused with CBD extracts are […]
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President Andrés Manuel López Obrador of Mexico announced his plan to pursue a dramatic shift away from drug prohibition. Mexico currently only has a national medical marijuana program that is restricted to CBD. Canada and Uruguay have already legalized cannabis. Last year the World Health Organization came out in support of decriminalization, making such a […]
Majorities of voters of all political parties and persuasions are joining a call for expungement of criminal records in the event of cannabis legalization.
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