Senate Caucus to Hold Hearing This Wednesday on Marijuana and Public Health

Generic 23 October 2019 | 0 Comments

On Wednesday, October 23rd, members of the Senate Senate International Narcotics Control Caucus (aka the Drug Caucus) will hold a hearing entitled “Marijuana and America’s Health: Questions and Issues for Policy Makers.” The caucus is co-chaired by Senators John Cornyn (R-TX) and Dianne Feinstein (D-CA), both of whom historically have espoused prohibitionist beliefs regarding cannabis. Witnesses at […]

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California: Hospitalizations Linked to Use of Unregulated Vapor Cartridges

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California health officials have identified a link between the use of unregulated vapor cartridges and patients seeking hospitalization for respiratory distress. In each of the cases, patients presented symptoms of Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome and possessed a history of consuming either THC or CBD extracts via the use of unlicensed vapor cartridges. The incidents highlight […]

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The State of Cannabis Reform in Indiana

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During the 2018 legislative session, state representative Jim Lucas (R-69) introduced his first medical cannabis bill, HB 1106, which quickly gained three co-authors after being assigned to the House Public Health committee. Fellow Republican Sean Eberhart (district 57) joined Lucas along with Democrats Sue Errington (district 34) and Chuck Moseley (district 10) on the bill, […]

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