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Weekly Legislative Roundup 4/20/19

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Welcome to the 4/20 edition of NORML’s Weekly Legislative Roundup! I’d like to wish everyone a very Happy Holidaze, and remember to consume responsibly! At the state level, Governor Brian Kemp (R) signed legislation into law to facilitate regulations governing the licensed production and distribution of oils and other products containing limited amounts of plant-derived THC. […]

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Insights on marijuana and opioid use in people with cancer

Did you know that? 22 April 2019 | 0 Comments

A new study reveals that many people with cancer use marijuana, and rates of use in the US have increased over time. The study also found that patients with cancer are more likely to use prescription opioids than adults without cancer.

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CBS Poll: Nationwide Support For Marijuana Legalization At All-Time High

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Sixty-five percent of Americans believe that the use of marijuana by adults “should be legal,” according to national polling data compiled by CBS News. That figure is six percentage points above last year’s total, and is the highest percentage of support ever recorded in a CBS poll. Majorities of Democrats and Republicans back legalization, and […]

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Marijuana users weigh less, defying the munchies

Did you know that? 19 April 2019 | 0 Comments

New evidence suggests that those who smoke cannabis, or marijuana, weigh less compared to adults who don’t. The findings are contrary to the belief that marijuana users who have a serious case of the munchies will ultimately gain more weight.

Illinois: Cook County State’s Attorney To Expunge Thousands Of Low-Level Cannabis Convictions

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Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx has pledged that her office will begin expunging thousands of low-level marijuana convictions in the coming months. Cook County, which includes Chicago, is the second-most populous county in the United States. Foxx’s office is negotiating with the same non-profit group that assisted the San Francisco District Attorney’s Office in […]

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