Medical Marijuana News

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October 4, 2022

NORML Op-Ed: Claims of ‘Fentanyl-Laced Cannabis’ Are Common, But Are They Accurate?

By taking cannabis products off street corners and placing them behind the counter, lawmakers can provide consumers with a safer experience and greatly reduce their risk of being inadvertently exposed to contaminated products. The post NORML Op-Ed: Claims of ‘Fentanyl-Laced Cannabis’ Are Common, But Are They Accurate? appeared first on […]
October 4, 2022

NORML Op-Ed: Claims of ‘Fentanyl-Laced Cannabis’ Are Common, But Are They Accurate?

Originally appeared in: http://feeds.feedburner.com/NORMLBlog By taking cannabis products off street corners and placing them behind the counter, lawmakers can provide consumers with a safer experience and greatly reduce their risk of being inadvertently exposed to contaminated products. The post NORML Op-Ed: Claims of ‘Fentanyl-Laced Cannabis’ Are Common, But Are They […]
October 4, 2022

New Mexico Regulators Say 31 Cannabis Businesses are ‘Non-Compliant’

New Mexico’s recreational cannabis industry is barely six months old, but regulators say there are already more than two dozen businesses that are not in compliance with state rules. Local television station KRQE reported last week that the state’s Cannabis Control Division has conducted 100 inspections since adult-use pot sales […]
October 4, 2022

Will Missouri Vote To Legalize? Polls Paint a Messy Picture

In a little more than a month, voters in Missouri will head to the polls and decide whether or not the state should become the latest to legalize recreational cannabis use for adults. The outcome appears to be decidedly up in the air. The Missouri Independent this week highlighted a […]
October 4, 2022

Survey: Medical Students Rarely Exposed to Scientific Data About Cannabis

“The use of cannabis for therapeutic purposes has been legal in certain jurisdictions of the United States for several decades. It is stunning that the medical establishment largely remains unwilling to acknowledge this reality and that so many health professionals in training continue to profess willful ignorance about this important […]
October 4, 2022

Survey: Medical Students Rarely Exposed to Scientific Data About Cannabis

Originally appeared in: http://feeds.feedburner.com/NORMLBlog “The use of cannabis for therapeutic purposes has been legal in certain jurisdictions of the United States for several decades. It is stunning that the medical establishment largely remains unwilling to acknowledge this reality and that so many health professionals in training continue to profess willful […]
October 3, 2022

Worker at Massachusetts Cannabis Producer Dies from Inhaling Cannabis Dust

An employee at a Massachusetts cannabis production facility died earlier this year from inhaling cannabis dust while working, according to a preliminary inspection report from the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). According to the report, the employee died while producing pre-rolled joints at a marijuana […]
October 3, 2022

DEA Scoops Up 36 Million Lethal Doses of Fentanyl Off the Streets

The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) announced the results of a widespread drug operation spanning May to September, resulting in over 10 million fentanyl pills and what they say is 36 million lethal doses of the drug. DEA agents blame the mass production of the majority of these pills on […]
October 3, 2022

Recreational Pot Sales Kick Off in Vermont

Recreational marijuana sales officially launched in Vermont over the weekend, with stores in three communities opening their doors to customers on Saturday. The three retailers to open this weekend were FLORA Cannabis in Middlebury, Mountain Girl Cannabis in Rutland and CeresMED in Burlington, according to the Associated Press, which noted […]
September 30, 2022

Japanese Health Officials Propose Revision of Law To Allow Import, Medical Cannabis

The Japanese Ministry of Health, Labour, and Welfare stated on Sept. 29 that it recommends an amendment to the country’s drug law, known as the Cannabis Control Act. According to Reuters, the agency expressed the need to allow cannabis to be imported and permitted for medical use, which would align […]
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