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Marijuana may boost risky effects of drinking alcohol — ScienceDaily

As the legalization of medical marijuana and marijuana use are both on the rise in the United States, people are not necessarily using alcohol less and may be unaware of
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Tuesday, August 13, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Marijuana Today Daily HeadlinesTuesday, August 13, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther // CannTrust sinks as
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Marijuana Legalization Measures Gaining Momentum in Several States

Paul Armentano | March 8, 2019 Lawmakers in several states have recently moved forward legislative proposals to either legalize or decriminalize marijuana-related activities. Here is a look at where some
Posted on August 13, 2019 0
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Federal Agencies Weigh In on Legal Status of Hemp, CBD

NORML | March 9, 2019 WASHINGTON, DC — Representatives from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) testified last week with regard to
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State-Licensed Marijuana Businesses Employ Over 200,000 Full-Time Workers

NORML | March 9, 2019 SEATTLE, WA — The state-licensed cannabis industry gained over 64,000 new employees in 2018, and now employs over 200,000 full-time workers, according to data compiled by
Posted on August 12, 2019 0
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Justice Department Urged to Take “Immediate Action” on Pending Federal Marijuana Grow Applications

The Department of Justice headquarters in Washington, DC. (Scott Gacek/The Daily Chronic) NORML | March 10, 2019 WASHINGTON, DC — The American Psychological Association (APA) is urging US Attorney General William
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They have more mental health issues than those who use opioids alone — ScienceDaily

A researcher from the University of Houston has found that adults who take prescription opioids for severe pain are more likely to have increased anxiety, depression and substance abuse issues
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No Correlation Between THC Levels In Blood And Psychomotor Impairment

DÜSSELDORF, GERMANY — The presence of low levels of THC in blood is poorly correlated with driving performance, according to driving simulator data published in the International Journal of Legal Medicine. German investigators assessed
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Monday, August 12, 2019 Headlines | Marijuana Today Daily News

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Marijuana Today Daily HeadlinesMonday, August 12, 2019 | Curated by host Shea Gunther // Colorado Tourism Now
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New Model Ordinances Envisioned to Promote Small Businesses and Inclusivity

Justin Strekal | March 12, 2019 This week, the Minority Cannabis Business Association unveiled their Municipal Ordinance model on how localities can administer new business licenses in a fashion that promote minority entrepreneurs
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Adult-Use Marijuana Legalization is Closer than Ever

Tyler McFadden | March 12, 2019 After months of negotiation, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy and state lawmakers have reached a deal on what will be included in upcoming legislation
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New York Legislature Signals Support for Marijuana Legalization

Tyler McFadden | March 13, 2019 In news that bodes well for the future of cannabis legalization in the state of New York, both chambers of the state legislature have
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Alaska’s On-Site Marijuana Consumption Rules Finalized

Welcome to Alaska sign on the Yukon Highway (Richard Martin/Flickr) NORML | March 13, 2019 Alaska lawmakers and regulators have signed off on new regulations explicitly permitting adults to consume cannabis at
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Florida Lawmakers Vote to Restore Patients’ Right to Smoke Medical Cannabis

Carly Wolf, NORML Political Associate | March 14, 2019 On March 13, members of the Florida state House of Representatives voted 101 to 11 to approve legislation (Senate Bill 182)
Posted on August 11, 2019 0
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Bipartisan Bill Filed in Congress to Protect Employment Rights

NORML | March 14, 2019 The Fairness in Federal Drug Testing Under State Laws Act (HR 1687) is bipartisan legislation introduced by Representatives Charlie Crist (D-FL) and Don Young (R-AK)
Posted on August 11, 2019 0