Medical Marijuana News

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January 19, 2021

Washington: Home Cultivation Legislation Receives First Committee Hearing of 2021

House Bill 1019 would allow adults to cultivate up to six marijuana plants for personal use. The post Washington: Home Cultivation Legislation Receives First Committee Hearing of 2021 appeared first on NORML. This article originally appears: Washington: Home Cultivation Legislation Receives First Committee Hearing of 2021
January 19, 2021

California Hasn’t Seen An Increase In Young Adult Cannabis Use Since Legalization

A recently published study found no significant increase in youth cannabis use since legalization in California. This article originally appears: California Hasn’t Seen An Increase In Young Adult Cannabis Use Since Legalization
January 18, 2021

Illinois Collects $62 Million in Cannabis Revenue to Support Neighborhoods

The next step is distributing those funds as planned. This article originally appears: Illinois Collects Million in Cannabis Revenue to Support Neighborhoods
January 18, 2021

Study Finds Cannabis May Not Negatively Impact Liver Transplant Patients

Another study indicates that cannabis may not be harmful to patients undergoing organ transplants. This article originally appears: Study Finds Cannabis May Not Negatively Impact Liver Transplant Patients
January 15, 2021

Weekly Legislative Roundup 1/15/21

Welcome to the latest edition of NORML’s Weekly Legislative Roundup, on the NORML blog every Friday! The post Weekly Legislative Roundup 1/15/21 appeared first on NORML. This article originally appears: Weekly Legislative Roundup 1/15/21
January 15, 2021

Mississippi: Medical Organizations Join Legal Fight to Overturn Election Result Legalizing Medical Cannabis Access

“The AMA’s position is woefully out of step with both public opinion and scientific consensus, as well as with the opinions of the majority of physicians. It is regrettable that this organization would go on record in attempting to nullify the vote of a supermajority of Mississippi voters.” The post […]
January 14, 2021

Legal Marijuana Sales Spiked Dramatically in 2020

“Customers purchased an estimated $17.9 billion in cannabis products from legal retailers in 2020 – up from $10.7 billion in 2019.” The post Legal Marijuana Sales Spiked Dramatically in 2020 appeared first on NORML. This article originally appears: Legal Marijuana Sales Spiked Dramatically in 2020
January 14, 2021

UFC Decides Marijuana No Longer Violates Anti-Doping Rules

Under the new policy, MMA fighters will no longer be penalized for off-duty cannabis use. This article originally appears: UFC Decides Marijuana No Longer Violates Anti-Doping Rules
January 14, 2021

Indiana State Senator Files Two Cannabis Reform Bills

An Indiana lawmaker is making another push for cannabis law reform. This article originally appears: Indiana State Senator Files Two Cannabis Reform Bills
January 14, 2021

Chelsea Handler Releases New Inauguration-Themed Cannabis Kit

Chelsea Handler’s new cannabis kit, “America Is Back” is officially available for purchase! This article originally appears: Chelsea Handler Releases New Inauguration-Themed Cannabis Kit
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