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Gov. John Hickenlooper issues health warning on marijuana cultivated by Colorado Wellness Centers

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Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper [cq comment="cq"]issued an executive order along with a health and safety advisory Wednesday warning people not to use marijuana cultivated by Colorado Wellness Centers [cq comment="cq"]because the company used unapproved pesticides.

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First recreational marijuana dispensary opens in Longmont city limits

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Legal recreational pot sales within Longmont city limits began Monday morning with Black Hawk resident Tyler Worley's purchase of 28 pre-rolled joints from Boulder-based Terrapin Care Station at its new store at 650 20th Ave.

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Study: Medical Cannabis Offsets Chemotherapy-Related Adverse Events

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Study: Medical Cannabis Offsets Chemotherapy-Related Adverse Events | NORML

TEL AVIV, ISRAEL — The use of medical cannabis mitigates many of the side-effects associated with cancer chemotherapy, such as pain and nausea, according to data published in the international medical journal Acta Haematologica. Israeli researchers assessed the efficacy of medical cannabis administration in controlling chemotherapy-induced adverse effects in patients with Hodgkin lymphoma (HL). They reported that the […]

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Review Paper: Marijuana’s Driving Impact Less Than That of Alcohol

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Review Paper: Marijuana’s Driving Impact Less Than That of Alcohol | NORML

LOS ANGELES, CA — Cannabis’ impact on driving performance is generally less pronounced than that of alcohol, according to a review paper published by a pair of New York University researchers and BOTEC Analysis, LLC. Authors reported that the use of cannabis, absent the simultaneous use of other drugs or alcohol, creates “only a fraction of the […]

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Study: Patients With Tourette Syndrome Report Benefits from Cannabis

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Study: Patients With Tourette Syndrome Report Benefits from Cannabis | NORML

TEL AVIV, ISRAEL — Patients suffering from Tourette syndrome (TS) report symptomatic benefits following the use of medical cannabis, according to data published in the journal Parkinsonism and Related Disorders. Israeli researchers surveyed 42 patients with TS who had approval from the Health Ministry to use medical marijuana. Subjects typically reported reduced tic severity, better sleep, and improved […]

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Plant-Derived Marijuana Medicine Now Available in US Pharmacies

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Plant-Derived Marijuana Medicine Now Available in US Pharmacies | NORML

WASHINGTON, DC — Epidiolex, a prescription medicine containing a standardized formulation of the plant-derived cannabidiol (CBD), is now available in pharmacies in all 50 states. The US Food and Drug Administration approved the product in June for the explicit treatment of two rare forms of severe epilepsy: Lennox-Gastaut syndrome and Dravet syndrome. In September, the US Drug Enforcement Administration reclassified it from Schedule I to Schedule […]

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US Attorney General Jeff Sessions Resigns

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US Attorney General Jeff Sessions Resigns | NORML

WASHINGTON, DC — United States Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Wednesday announced his resignation from the Justice Department. Sessions was a longstanding, vocal opponent of marijuana policy reform, who once opined, “Good people don’t smoke marijuana.” As Attorney General, his office rescinded the 2013 Cole memorandum which directed prosecutors not to interfere in state-sanctioned marijuana activity. However, that action encouraged numerous […]

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Colorado Jury Rejects Civil RICO Complaint in Marijuana Smell Case

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Colorado Jury Rejects Civil RICO Complaint in Marijuana Smell Case | NORML

DENVER, CO — A Denver jury has rejected a civil complaint that sought to use federal anti-racketeering (RICO) laws as a mechanism to shut down licensed marijuana operators. Plaintiffs in the lawsuit, which was initially backed by the anti-drug organization Safe Streets Alliance, argued that the presence of a nearby licensed marijuana retailer was detrimental to their […]

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Iowa Medical Marijuana Regulators Vote to Keep THC Cap, Add Autism

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Iowa Medical Marijuana Regulators Vote to Keep THC Cap, Add Autism | Kate Zawidzki

On Friday, November 2, the board that oversees Iowa’s medical marijuana program voted unanimously against recommending legislators to remove the current 3% THC limit on products. Additionally, the board voted to recommend that the state add autism to the list of qualifying conditions, but rejected expanding the program to add ADHD, PTSD, bipolar disorder, and ganglioglioma. Unfortunately, Iowa’s low-THC approach leaves […]

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