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NY: Report Shows Stark Marijuana Arrest Disparities in Westchester County

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NY: Report Shows Stark Marijuana Arrest Disparities in Westchester County | Drug Policy Alliance

WHITE PLAINS, NY — Marijuana prohibition in Westchester County, New York, has a disparate impact on Black and Latino residents, according to a report highlighting marijuana prohibition enforcement practices in Westchester County. “Marijuana Arrests and Enforcement in Westchester County,,” released Thursday by the WESPAC Foundation, Westchester Coalition for Police Reform, and the Drug Policy Alliance, reveals that marijuana prohibition in Westchester County […]

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Attorney General Sessions Reiterates Threats to Marijuana Legalization

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Attorney General Sessions Reiterates Threats to Marijuana Legalization | Justin Strekal

BOSTON, MA — During a press conference in Boston on Thursday, Attorney General Jeff Sessions reiterated his hostility to marijuana reform and doubled down yet again on his tired, fear-mongering talking point regarding it being sold at every street corner. “Personally my view is that the American republic will not be better if there are marijuana […]

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Oklahoma Health Officials Reversing Course on Medical Marijuana Rules

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Oklahoma Health Officials Reversing Course on Medical Marijuana Rules | Paul Armentano

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK — Oklahoma health officials on Wednesday will discuss a series of revised rules and regulations to govern the state’s voter-approved medical cannabis access program. The newly proposed changes eliminate several restrictive amendments enacted by the Department earlier this month. The proposed changes come just days after the state’s Attorney General warned health officials that they “acted in excess […]

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Colorado Youth Marijuana Use Unchanged Post-Legalization, State Survey Data Says

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Colorado Youth Marijuana Use Unchanged Post-Legalization, State Survey Data Says | NORML

DENVER, CO — Marijuana use by young people remains largely unchanged since the enactment of a voter-initiated law legalizing the plant’s possession and retail sale to adults, according to data released by the Department of Public Health and Environment. State survey data finds that the percentage of teens acknowledging using cannabis in 2017 was 19 percent, down one […]

Colorado Youth Marijuana Use Unchanged Post-Legalization, State Survey Data Says | The Daily Chronic

 

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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 […]

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

 

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Study: History of Cannabis Use Associated With Increased Survival Rates Among Heart Attack Patients

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Study: History of Cannabis Use Associated With Increased Survival Rates Among Heart Attack Patients | NORML

AURORA, CO — Heart attack patients with a history of marijuana use are less likely to die during hospitalization as compared to those who test negative for the substance, according to data published in the journal PLOS One. Investigators with the University of Colorado compared the hospital records of over 3,800 heart-attack patients who acknowledged having consumed cannabis or […]

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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 […]

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

 

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New Jersey to Temporarily Suspend Marijuana Prosecutions Statewide

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New Jersey to Temporarily Suspend Marijuana Prosecutions Statewide | NORML

TRENTON, NJ — New Jersey’s Attorney General has called on county and municipal prosecutors to suspend marijuana-related prosecutions until early September. In a letter obtained Wednesday by NJ Advance Media, Attorney General Gurbir Grewal wrote that “all municipal prosecutors in New Jersey seek an adjournment until September 4, 2018, or later, of any matter involving a marijuana-related offense pending in […]

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Harris Poll: Majority of Americans Want Marijuana Legalized

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Harris Poll: Majority of Americans Want Marijuana Legalized | Paul Armentano

Eighty-five percent of Americans believe that marijuana “should be legalized for medical use,” and 57 percent of respondents endorse regulating it for anyone over the age of 21, according to national survey data compiled Harris Insight & Analytics. Among younger respondents (those ages 18 to 44), 68 percent agree that cannabis should be legal. Most respondents (57 […]

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Oklahoma Medical Marijuana Law Takes Effect; Revisions to Problematic Regulations Proposed

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Oklahoma Medical Marijuana Law Takes Effect; Revisions to Problematic Regulations Proposed | Kate Zawidzki

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK — Some portions of Oklahoma’s voter-approved medical marijuana law have taken effect, while state regulators continue to work to make revisions to the language of the new law. Last Thursday, the penalty-reduction piece of Oklahoma’s medical marijuana initiative became operational. Individuals possessing up to 1.5 ounces of cannabis face a reduced penalty — a misdemeanor […]

Oklahoma Medical Marijuana Law Takes Effect; Revisions to Problematic Regulations Proposed | The Daily Chronic

 

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Video: Jeff Sessions Acknowledges States Have the Right to Set Their Own Marijuana Policies

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Video: Jeff Sessions Acknowledges States Have the Right to Set Their Own Marijuana Policies | Phillip Smith

Even as he defended federal marijuana prohibition, US Attorney General Jeff Sessions last Thursday conceded that states have the right to pass their own marijuana laws. Sessions, an avowed foe of marijuana legalization, has moved to rescind Obama-era guidance to prosecutors that gave some protection to state-legal marijuana operations, but the reality on the ground […]

Video: Jeff Sessions Acknowledges States Have the Right to Set Their Own Marijuana Policies | The Daily Chronic

 

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