Tags: "legalization"

16 Nov
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Rising Marijuana Potency: A Global Phenomenon

A new meta-analysis that examined marijuana potencies globally found that concentration of THC (the compound responsible for the intoxicating effect of marijuana) has been increasing since the 1970’s. The new study published by Tom Freeman and colleagues examined data on ...

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02 Sep
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Study Finds Marijuana Use Increasing Among Baby Boomers

The marijuana strains commonly found today are much more potent than what baby boomers used in the 60’s and 70’s. Marijuana use carries unique risks for seniors because of the potential for serious interactions with many different medications including certain ...

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05 Aug
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Unleashing A Beast: Marijuana is not the Solution

As we collectively attempt to put out the fire of the third and deadliest wave of the opioid epidemic, we should not pour in the fuel of marijuana legalization.

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06 Dec
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Annual SAMHSA Survey Finds Marijuana Use Higher in “Legal” States

According to the National Survey on Drug Use and Health comparison of 2015-2016 and 2016-2017 data, conducted by SAMHSA, marijuana use is higher among those ages 12 and older in states that have legalized recreational use.

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26 Nov
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Economic and Social Costs of Legalized Marijuana

The Centennial Institute at Colorado Christian University recently published a study to better understand the economic and social costs of legalized marijuana.

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01 Nov
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Mexico Supreme Court says ban on recreational marijuana unconstitutional

Mexico’s Supreme Court on Wednesday ruled that an absolute ban on recreational use of marijuana was unconstitutional, effectively leaving it to lawmakers to regulate consumption of the drug.

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