Pew Poll: Two-Thirds of Americans Say “Marijuana Should Be Made Legal”

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More than two out of three US adults believe that the personal use of cannabis should be legal, according to nationwide polling data compiled and released today by the Pew Research Center. Sixty-seven percent of respondents say that the “use of marijuana should be made legal.” That is the highest percentage of support ever recorded […]

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Poll: Most Americans Support Ending Federal Cannabis Criminalization

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More than six in ten US adults say that they favor “changing federal law to legalize marijuana for recreational use,” according to national polling data compiled by Politico and Harvard’s T.H. Chan School of Public Health. It is the third national survey released within the past month showing strong majority support among Americans for legalizing […]

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NORML Canada Launches Post-Legalization Platform on One Year Anniversary of Marijuana Legalization

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NORML Canada launches official Post-Legalization platform to focus advocacy efforts on reforming Canada’s legal Cannabis system. In light of the first year of legalization, NORML Canada has monitored the Canadian cannabis landscape closely, to determine the next steps for crafting achievable and functional reform of cannabis regulations. The five key “pillars” established by NORML Canada […]

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Survey: Pain Patients Often Report Substituting Cannabis for Opioids

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Some four in ten adults who reported using both marijuana and opioids within the past year acknowledge either decreasing or ceasing their consumption of opioids as a result of substituting cannabis, according to an analysis of survey data published in the journal PLOS One. A team of investigators affiliated with the San Francisco Veterans Affairs […]

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Report: Domestic Hemp Production Soaring in 2019

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State regulators licensed farmers and researchers to cultivate over 500,000 total acres of industrial hemp in the first half of 2019, according to data compiled by the organization VoteHemp.com. “Since the passage of the 2018 Farm Bill, hemp cultivation in the US has grown rapidly,” the group summarizes in a press release. “The number of […]

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