Study: Veterans Often Substitute Medical Cannabis for Alcohol, Prescription Drugs

Generic 11 June 2019 | 0 Comments

Military veterans who participate in a state’s medical marijuana access program frequently report substituting cannabis for alcohol and other controlled substances, according to data published in The American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse. A team of investigators from Palo Alto University in California, Harvard University, and the Perelman School of Medicine in Philadelphia surveyed […]

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Insights on marijuana and opioid use in people with cancer

Did you know that? 22 April 2019 | 0 Comments

A new study reveals that many people with cancer use marijuana, and rates of use in the US have increased over time. The study also found that patients with cancer are more likely to use prescription opioids than adults without cancer.

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Guam Legalizes Marijuana Use By Adults

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Democratic Gov. Lou Leon Guerrero signed legislation today legalizing the personal possession of marijuana by adults, and establishing regulations governing the plant’s commercial production and retail sale. Guam is a US territory with an estimated population of 165,000 people. Upon signing the measure into law, the Governor announced: “We must regulate this illicit drug that […]

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Colorado NORML and Denver NORML Host Citizen Lobby Day to Push for Consumer Protections

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With Colorado lawmakers convening for their seventh legislative session since voters overwhelmingly approved Amendment 64, which ended the prohibition of marijuana in 2012, marijuana law reform advocates from several organizations coordinated a citizen lobby day to push for workplace drug testing reforms, social consumption, parental protections and expanding access to the state’s medical marijuana program. During […]

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Gubernatorial Report Card: Learn Where Your Governor Stands on Marijuana Policy

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To kick off the 2019 state legislative season, NORML is pleased to release our 2019 Gubernatorial Scorecard. This extensive database assigns a letter grade ‘A’ through ‘F’ to states’ governors based upon their comments and voting records specific to matters of marijuana policy. “Following the publication of our 2018 Scorecard, there has been a dramatic shift […]

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