Study: Perceived Marijuana Access Declining Among Youth

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The percentage of young people who believe that they can readily access marijuana has fallen significantly since 2002, according to data published online ahead of print in the Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs. A team of investigators from Boston University, the University of Texas at Austin, the University of North Carolina, and St. [...]

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NORML Canada Testifies In Parliament On Impending Legalization

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When Trudeau announced his decision to legalize marijuana in Canada (set to take effect in 2018), Trump-fearing Americans vowed to seek refuge with our Northern neighbors. So what brought Trudeau to his decision to repeal prohibition? You know what they say: behind every great man there’s even greater, weed-loving woman. In November of 2012, two [...]

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Do we need to reform international drug treaties as more countries legalize cannabis?

Did you know that? 12 September 2017 | 0 Comments

The future of international drug control treaties is in doubt because of recent treaty-violating decisions to legalize cannabis use in Canada, the United States and Uruguay. A professor, whose 2014 review of 20 years of cannabis research made world headlines, thinks so. If decriminalization is the way of the future, he advocates a cautious approach [...]

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Court Case Highlights Need For Continued Federal Protections

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Last week, a US District Court blocked federal prosecutors from continuing a case against a medical marijuana cultivation company as a result of the current, albeit limited, congressional protections from the Department of Justice. LA Weekly reported: Humboldt County growers Anthony Pisarski and Sonny Moore had already pleaded guilty to federal allegations (conspiracy to manufacture [...]

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Poll: Americans’ Support For Marijuana Law Reform At All Time High

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A record percentage of American voters support reforming the nation’s marijuana laws, according to polling data released by Quinnipiac University. Sixty-one percent of voters believe that “the use of marijuana should be made legal in the United States” — the highest percentage ever reported by the poll. Support for legalization is strongest among those between [...]

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