New York State-Commissioned Study Calls for Legalizing Adult Marijuana Use

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New York State-Commissioned Study Calls for Legalizing Adult Marijuana Use | NORML A state-commissioned study released Thursday by the New York Department of Health recommends replacing cannabis criminalization with a policy of adult use legalization. The 74-page study, entitled “Assessment of the … Read More

Medical Marijuana Dispensaries Don’t Increase Criminal Activity, Study Finds

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Medical Marijuana Dispensaries Don’t Increase Criminal Activity, Study Finds | NORML BONN, GERMANY — The operation of medical cannabis dispensaries is not associated with increases in either violent crime or property crime, according to the findings of a discussion paper published by the IZA Research … Read More

Marijuana Use During Pregnancy Doesn’t Lead to Lower Infant Birth Weight, Study Finds

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Marijuana Use During Pregnancy Doesn’t Lead to Lower Infant Birth Weight, Study Finds | NORML ATLANTA, GA — Cannabis exposure during pregnancy is not independently associated with lower birthweight among infants, according to data published in the journal Drug and Alcohol Dependence. Researchers … Read More

Study: Cannabis Exposure Not Associated With Residual Adverse Impact On Cognition

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Study: Cannabis Exposure Not Associated With Residual Adverse Impact On Cognition | NORML PHILADELPHIA, PA — Cannabis exposure in adolescents and young adults is not associated with any significant long-term detrimental effects on cognitive performance, according to a systematic literature review published last week … Read More

Study: Marijuana Decriminalization Leads to Decreased Arrests, No Increase in Youth Use

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Study: Marijuana Decriminalization Leads to Decreased Arrests, No Increase in Youth Use | NORML ST. LOUIS, MO — State laws reducing minor marijuana possession offenses from criminal to civil violations (aka decriminalization) are associated with dramatic reductions in drug-related arrests, and … Read More

Study: Marijuana Use Associated With Decreased Mortality Among Patients Undergoing Orthopedic Surgeries

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Study: Marijuana Use Associated With Decreased Mortality Among Patients Undergoing Orthopedic Surgeries | NORML BOSTON, MA — A history of marijuana use is associated with decreased in-hospital mortality among patients undergoing certain orthopedic surgeries, according to data published in the journal Substance Abuse. Investigators … Read More

Traffic Fatalities Have Not Increased From Legalizing Marijuana, Study Finds

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Traffic Fatalities Have Not Increased From Legalizing Marijuana, Study Finds | Paul Armentano The enactment of adult use marijuana regulation in Colorado and Washington is not independently linked to an increase in traffic fatalities, according to a study published this week by … Read More

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