Vermont: Law Legalizing Adult Marijuana Use Takes Effect Sunday, July 1

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Adults in Vermont will be able to possess and grow personal use quantities of cannabis legally under state law, beginning this Sunday, July 1. Vermont joins Alaska, California, Colorado, the District of Columbia, Maine, Massachusetts, Nevada, Oregon, and Washington in legalizing the adult possession and use of marijuana. It is the first state to enact [...]

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Canada: Lawmakers Reconcile and Pass Historic Marijuana Legalization Legislation

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Members of the Canadian House and Senate have reconciled and given final approval to C-45, sweeping legislation amending the federal Controlled Drugs and Substances Act so that those over the age of 18 may legally possess, purchase, and grow personal use quantities of cannabis. Majorities of both chambers had previously approved slightly different versions of [...]

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Canadian Senate Signs Off On Historic Cannabis Regulation Measure

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Members of the Canadian Senate yesterday voted 56-30 in favor of Bill C-45 sweeping legislation amending the federal Controlled Drugs and Substances Act so that those over the age of 18 may legally possess, purchase, and grow personal use quantities of cannabis. Members of the Canadian House of Commons had overwhelmingly voted in November in [...]

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Study: Majority Of Chronic Pain Patients Replace Opioids With Cannabis

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More than two-thirds of chronic pain patients registered to legally access medical cannabis products substitute marijuana for prescription opioids, according to data published in The Journal of Headache and Pain. Investigators from the United States and Canada assessed the use of medical cannabis and prescription drugs in a cohort of over 2,000 Canadian patients licensed [...]

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New guideline warns pain benefits of medical cannabis overstated

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A new medical guideline suggests Canada’s family physicians should take a sober second thought before prescribing medical cannabis to most patients.

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