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Nevada NORML’s Veteran’s Virtual Lobby Day

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To honor both those who have bravely served and those who still suffer due to federal cannabis laws, Nevada NORML will be hosting a unique event on Veteran’s Day. The virtual lobby day, a lobbying event done entirely through electronic means, will raise awareness of the many federal pieces of legislation that could benefit veterans […]

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Of all professions, construction workers most likely to use opioids and cocaine

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Construction workers are more likely to use drugs than workers in other professions, finds a new study.

USDA Issues Hemp Regulations

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The United States Department of Agriculture has issued interim rules governing the commercial cultivation of hemp. The rules are still subject to a mandatory 60-day public comment period following their publication in the Federal Register. States the agency, “If a State or Indian Tribes wants to have primary regulatory authority over the production of hemp […]

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Insufficient evidence that medicinal cannabinoids improve mental health

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The most comprehensive analysis of medicinal cannabinoids and their impact on six mental health disorders — combining 83 studies including 3,000 people — suggests that the use of cannabinoids for mental health conditions cannot be justified based on the current evidence. This is due to a lack of evidence for their effectiveness, and because of […]

Teen marijuana use may have next-generation effects

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A new study shows how a parent’s use of marijuana, past or present, can influence their child’s substance use and well-being.