Browsing archives for August, 2012

Adolescent pot use leaves lasting mental deficits; Developing brain susceptible to lasting damage from exposure to marijuana

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The persistent, dependent use of marijuana before age 18 has been shown to cause lasting harm to a person’s intelligence, attention and memory, according to an international research team.

This Week in Weed: August 19th – 25th

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Click here to subscribe to NORMLtv and receive alerts whenever new content is added. The latest installment of “This Week in Weed” is now streaming on NORMLtv. This week: Colorado’s Amendment 64 would bring in big revenue for the state, Grand Rapids will be voting on marijuana decriminalization, and Arkansas’ medical marijuana initiative qualifies for [...]

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Vermont Update: Pro-Reform Candidate Gov. Shumlin Holds Massive Lead

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New polling data released this week from Castleton Polling Institute shows pro-reform incumbent Governor Peter Shumlin (D) holding a massive lead over his challenger, Randy Brock (R). A survey of 477 registered Vermont voters taken from August 11th to 21st found they favored Gov. Shumlin by a full 34 percentage points, 60% for Shumlin and [...]

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POLL: MA Voters Overwhelmingly Support Ballot Question 3 to Allow Use of Medical Marijuana

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Survey data just released by Public Policy Polling shows Massachusetts’ medical marijuana initiative, Question 3, with an overwhelming lead amongst likely voters. From August 16th to the 19th, PPP surveyed 1,115 likely Massachusetts voters. The question wording and results are as follows: Question 3 would eliminate state criminal and civil penalties for the medical use [...]

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NAACP Endorses Colorado’s Marijuana Legalization Initiative, Amendment 64

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This morning, the Colorado, Wyoming, and Montana conference of the NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People) endorsed Amendment 64, a Colorado ballot initiative that aims to regulate marijuana in a manner similar to alcohol. This adds to the growing list of organizations getting behind the ballot measure, which already includes groups such [...]

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