Browsing archives for April, 2016

Join Us In Washington D.C. For Our 2016 National Conference and Congressional Lobby Day

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We are excited to have finalized the agenda for our 2016 National Conference and Congressional Lobby Day! You can check out the full itinerary here. Day one will include panel discussions on a variety of topics, including the prospects of marijuana law reform in the 114th Congress, the ongoing experience with legalization in Colorado, Washington, [...]

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Synthetic Cannabinoids versus Natural Marijuana: A Comparison of Expectations

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A new study evaluated the expected outcomes of both synthetic and natural marijuana.

Study: Opioid Abuse Rates Lower In Medical Cannabis States

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Rates of prescription opioid abuse are significantly lower in jurisdictions that permit medical marijuana access, according to data reported by Castlight Health, an employee health benefits platform provider. Investigators assessed anonymous prescription reporting data from over one million employees between the years 2011 and 2015. In states that did not permit medical marijuana access, 5.4 [...]

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Who Smokes Marijuana In America?

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We know that roughly half the adults in the entire country have smoked marijuana at some point in their lives, and that more than 30 million Americans have smoked just in the last year, a number that continues to increase each year. What is not so clear is precisely who smokes marijuana. If one were [...]

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NORML’s Legislative Round Up April 22nd, 2016

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We’ve got federal news for you and an encouraging announcement out of Canada this week. Plus we’ll update you on pending state legislation across the country. Keep reading below to get the latest in marijuana law reform! International: Canada: The country’s health minister announced this week that federal legislation to legalize marijuana for adult use will [...]

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