Gallup: Super-Majority of Americans Support Legalizing Marijuana

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A super-majority of Americans, including majorities of Democrats, Republicans, and Independents support making marijuana use legal in the United States, according to nationwide polling data compiled by Gallup, first reported by Forbes. Sixty-six percent of respondents endorse legalization, a total that is consistent with other recent polls and that is nearly 30 percent higher than […]

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FBI: Marijuana Arrests Rise For Third Straight Year, Outpace Arrests For All Violent Crimes

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The total number of persons arrested in the United States for violating marijuana laws rose for the third consecutive year, according to data released by the US Federal Bureau of Investigation. According to the FBI’s Uniform Crime Report, police made 663,367 arrests for marijuana-related violations in 2018. That total is more than 21 percent higher […]

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Cannabis flower is an effective mid-level analgesic medication for pain

Did you know that? 21 August 2019 | 0 Comments

Using the largest database of real-time recordings of the effects of common and commercially available cannabis products in the United States, researchers found strong evidence that cannabis can significantly alleviate pain, with the average user experiencing a three-point drop in pain suffering on a 0-10 point scale immediately following cannabis consumption.

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Illinois: Cook County State’s Attorney To Expunge Thousands Of Low-Level Cannabis Convictions

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Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx has pledged that her office will begin expunging thousands of low-level marijuana convictions in the coming months. Cook County, which includes Chicago, is the second-most populous county in the United States. Foxx’s office is negotiating with the same non-profit group that assisted the San Francisco District Attorney’s Office in […]

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Justice Department Urged To Take “Immediate Action” On Marijuana Grow Applications

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The American Psychological Association (APA) is urging US Attorney General William Barr to review more than two-dozen pending applications for federal marijuana grow licenses. In a letter dated Wednesday, February 27, the association urged the Justice Department to “act immediately” on 26 applications pending before federal officials – applications which were initially submitted to the […]

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