Report: Domestic Hemp Production Soaring in 2019

Generic 6 September 2019 | 0 Comments

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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Medical marijuana laws impact use among sexual minorities differently than heterosexuals

Did you know that? 4 September 2019 | 0 Comments

Bisexual women had higher rates of past-year and daily marijuana use compared to heterosexual women, and gay/lesbian women were also more likely to report daily marijuana use and past year medical marijuana use than heterosexual women. While previous research has explored the association between state-level medical marijuana laws and marijuana use and MU disorder among […]

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Spending on illicit drugs in US nears $150 billion annually

Did you know that? 20 August 2019 | 0 Comments

Spending on cannabis, cocaine, heroin and methamphetamine fluctuated between $120 billion and $145 billion each year from 2006 to 2016, rivaling what Americans spend each year on alcohol, according to a new study.

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Legalized recreational marijuana a substitute for alcohol, but not tobacco

Did you know that? 17 July 2019 | 0 Comments

The recent wave of recreational cannabis legalization across the US could generate $22 billion in sales per year, but not everyone is happy about it. New research shows the alcohol industry could be impacted when the substance is legalized.

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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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