Browsing archives for July, 2019

Study: Adolescent Cannabis Exposure Not Associated With Structural Brain Differences in Adulthood

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The use of cannabis during adolescence is not associated with structural brain differences in adulthood, according to longitudinal data published in the journal Drug and Alcohol Dependence. Investigators from Arizona State University and the University of Pittsburgh assessed the impact of adolescent cannabis exposure on brain morphology in adulthood. Researchers tracked differing adolescent use patterns […]

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Protecting Future Generations: The Second Chance for Students Act

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In an attempt to address one of several collateral consequences associated with a marijuana-related charge, Representative Bill Foster (D-IL) has introduced the Second Chance for Students Act. If passed by Congress, the bill will allow students convicted of simple marijuana possession to maintain access to financial aid for six months while they complete an approved […]

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Antioxidant compound from soybeans may prevent marijuana-induced blood vessel damage

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Marijuana exposure damages cells of the inner lining of blood vessels throughout the heart and vascular system. In studies with human cells and arteries from mice, a compound found in soybeans blocked the damage and may have potential in preventing cardiovascular side effects of marijuana use.

NORML Remembers Dr. Mark Kleiman

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NORML regrets the passing of Prof. Mark A. R. Kleiman, an academic expert on cannabis policy who often shared and debated his well informed views on marijuana policy reform with those of us who were committed to advocating for a policy of adult use legalization. Unlike many of us at NORML, Dr. Kleiman’s advocacy for […]

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Delaware Cannabis Community Holds Annual Music Festival

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Delaware NORML opens the third annual Weedstock Music Festival on Friday August 16th at Firebase Lloyd in Townsend. What started as a local fundraiser for marijuana legalization efforts has matured into an important cultural event. Over three days Weedstock features more than 20 hours of live music from bands across the region, overnight camping, delicious […]

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