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Marijuana use increases, shifts away from illegal market

Did you know that? 18 June 2019 | 0 Comments

A new article reports that, based on analysis of public wastewater samples in at least one Western Washington population center, cannabis use both increased and substantially shifted from the illicit market since retail sales began in 2014.

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Action Needed: Marijuana Vote This Week In Congress

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This week, there will be a crucial vote on an amendment and it could be our biggest federal victory yet. We need your help to make sure we win. Known as the Blumenauer-McClintock amendment after Representatives Earl Blumenauer (D-OR) and Tom McClintock (R-CA), this bipartisan language would restrict the Department of Justice from interfering in […]

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Gene linked to cannabis abuse

Did you know that? 18 June 2019 | 0 Comments

New research shows that a specific gene is associated with an increased risk of cannabis abuse. The gene is the source of a so-called nicotine receptor in the brain, and people with low amounts of this receptor have an increased risk of cannabis abuse.