Medical students not trained to prescribe medical marijuana

Did you know that? 17 September 2017 | 0 Comments

More than half of the states in the US now allow some type of legal marijuana use, primarily medical marijuana. But, in a survey of medical residents and deans at the nation’s medical schools, researchers have found that the majority of schools are not teaching their students about medical marijuana, and the majority of students [...]

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AAA Is Doubling Down On Their Marijuana Distortions

Generic 31 August 2017 | 0 Comments

First, we would like to take this opportunity to thank the thousands of you who responded to NORML’s request to contact the American Automobile Association and urged them to “stop lying about marijuana legalization.” But even as public and media pressure grows, AAA affiliates are doubling down on their reefer madness rhetoric. At a recent [...]

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Tell AAA To Stop Lying About Legalization

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Over the first six months of 2017, the American Automobile Association (aka AAA) has been spreading misinformation and propaganda in a lobbying effort to defeat marijuana legalization legislative efforts in Connecticut, Delaware, Maryland, and other states. As reported by Leafly.com, AAA representatives have recently preyed upon unsubstantiated fears regarding the alleged “increased plague of drugged [...]

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Study: Adult Use Marijuana Laws Do Not Adversely Impact Traffic Fatality Rates

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The enactment of statewide laws regulating the adult use and sale of cannabis is not associated with subsequent changes in traffic fatality rates, according to an analysis of traffic safety data (“Crash fatality rates after recreational marijuana legalization in Washington and Colorado”) published today in the American Journal of Public Health. Investigators from the University [...]

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Why the marijuana and tobacco policy camps are on very different paths

Did you know that? 10 June 2017 | 0 Comments

New research looked at diverging trajectories of cannabis and tobacco policies in the US and attempts to explain some of the reasoning behind the different paths, while discussing possible implications.

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