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Connecticut Governor-Elect Reaffirms Support for Adult Use Marijuana Legalization

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Connecticut Governor-Elect Reaffirms Support for Adult Use Marijuana Legalization | NORML

HARTFORD, CT — Governor-elect Ned Lamont reaffirmed his support for regulating the adult use cannabis market in Connecticut. Lamont is one of four gubernatorial candidates to be elected in November after campaigning on a platform that included legalizing marijuana. Speaking with reporters last week, Lamont said that he would work with lawmakers in 2019 to enact legislation to regulate […]

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New Jersey moves ahead on legalization plans

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The NJ State Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee held a joint hearing with the Assembly Appropriations Committee November 26 to consider legalizing marijuana. The session voted 7-4 in the Senate and 6-3 in the Assembly to support legalizing, taxing and regulating small amounts for adults 21 years and up.

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Dems poised to make good on cannabis pledge

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"Representative Pete Sessions was the single greatest impediment in the US House to the passage of common-sense, voter-supported marijuana law reform measures," NORML Political Director Justin Strekal said. "We look forward to working with Rep. McGovern and the other incoming Committee Chairs" to enact real reform.

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Canadian Police Report No Change in Drugged Driving Behavior Following Marijuana Legalization

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Canadian Police Report No Change in Drugged Driving Behavior Following Marijuana Legalization | NORML

TORONTO, ON — Canadian police agencies have not reported an uptick in incidences of marijuana-impaired driving in the initial weeks following its legalization, according to an analysis by the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC). Legislation legalizing marijuana use and retail sales took effect on October 17. Police agencies in numerous cities and provinces – including Manitoba, Newfoundland, Regina, and […]

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Study: Medical Cannabis Associated With Reduced Opioid Use Among Patients With Lower Back Pain

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Study: Medical Cannabis Associated With Reduced Opioid Use Among Patients With Lower Back Pain | NORML

JERUSALEM, ISRAEL — Fibromyalgia (FM) patients suffering from lower back pain respond favorably to medical cannabis treatment, according to clinical data published in the journal Clinical and Experimental Rheumatology. Israeli researchers assessed the analgesic efficacy of both opioids and medical cannabis in 31 FM patients with lower back pain. Participants were treated with inhaled cannabis of relatively low THC […]

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US Senate: Leading Marijuana Prohibitionist Out As Judiciary Committee Chair

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US Senate: Leading Marijuana Prohibitionist Out As Judiciary Committee Chair | NORML

One of the US Senate’s leading marijuana prohibitionists, Iowa Republican Charles “Chuck” Grassley, will no longer be heading the Senate Judiciary Committee in the 116th Congress. Senator Grassley announced last week that he is stepping down as Chair of the Committee. As Chair, Grassley refused to hold any hearings or votes on marijuana-related legislation, including bipartisan legislative efforts like the […]

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Case Reports: Cannabis Extracts Improve Painful Skin Condition

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Case Reports: Cannabis Extracts Improve Painful Skin Condition | NORML

GRONINGEN, THE NETHERLANDS — The oral administration of cannabis extracts containing THC and CBD is associated with pain reduction in patients suffering from the skin disease epidermolysis bullosa (EB), according to three case reports published in The British Journal of Dermatology. Epidermolysis bullosa is a rare genetic condition that results in blistering skin. Dutch researchers assessed the use of […]

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Marijuana Legalization Bill Advances in New Jersey Legislature

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Marijuana Legalization Bill Advances in New Jersey Legislature | Marijuana Policy Project

TRENTON, N.J. — A proposal to legalize and regulate marijuana for adults 21 and older advanced in the New Jersey Legislature Monday. The Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee approved S2703, sponsored by Senator Nicholas Scutari, (7-2-4), and the Assembly Appropriations Committee approved A4497, sponsored by Assemblywoman Annette Quijano, (6-1-2). The measures will now go to the […]

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