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Congressional Hearing Scheduled: Marijuana Laws In America

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On Wednesday, July 10th, the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security will hold a hearing entitled “Marijuana Laws in America:  Racial Justice and the Need for Reform” to discuss pathways forward as the Congress prepares for a substantial shift in public policy. “For the first time in recent memory, there will be […]

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Study: Adult Use Retail Customers Frequently Substitute Cannabis for Opioids, Other Prescription Drugs

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Adults who purchase retail cannabis typically report using it to mitigate pain and to improve sleep, and often use it in place of conventional medications, according to data published online today in the Journal of Psychoactive Drugs. A team of investigators from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York and the University of […]

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New Jersey: Medical Marijuana Expansion Measure Signed Into Law

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Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy signed legislation into law today significantly amending and expanding the state’s medical cannabis access program. The new law takes immediate effect. Assembly Bill 20, The Jake Honig Compassionate Use Medical Cannabis Act, institutes various changes to the program to better facilitate patients’ access to the substance. Specifically, it expands the pool […]

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