Medical Marijuana News

Peruse the headlines as they are told, keep abreast of the issues as they unfold. Keep up with the ever-changing policies that govern our regions, and the political directives that affect our lives.

December 23, 2020

Congress Restores Student Financial Aid Eligibility For Those With Drug Convictions

Congress is pushing to overturn a draconian policy that was enacted in 1998. This article originally appears: Congress Restores Student Financial Aid Eligibility For Those With Drug Convictions
December 23, 2020

Recent Study Indicates Cannabis May Reduce Fentanyl Exposure For Recovering Addicts

A recently published study about treating opioid addiction seems to look favorably upon cannabis. This article originally appears: Recent Study Indicates Cannabis May Reduce Fentanyl Exposure For Recovering Addicts
December 23, 2020

Report Shows Expansion of Medical Cannabis Fuels the Economy

Cannabis has the potential to promote not only physical health, but economic health. This article originally appears: Report Shows Expansion of Medical Cannabis Fuels the Economy
December 23, 2020

States to Watch in 2021: Rhode Island

According to statewide polling data, 56 percent of likely voters say that the state should legalize recreational marijuana for those over the age of 21. The post States to Watch in 2021: Rhode Island appeared first on NORML. This article originally appears: States to Watch in 2021: […]
December 23, 2020

Study on Female Rats Indicates Cannabis Use Helps with Stress Reactivity

A recent study had some interesting results when it came to lab rats, stress, and cannabis. This article originally appears: Study on Female Rats Indicates Cannabis Use Helps with Stress Reactivity
December 22, 2020

Lawmakers Block D.C. from Using Stimulus Funds to Implement Legal Pot Market

Page 647 of the stimulus bill assures that any funds from the deal won’t be going to push any cannabis causes in D.C. This article originally appears: Lawmakers Block D.C. from Using Stimulus Funds to Implement Legal Pot Market
December 22, 2020

Cook County Prosecutor Kim Foxx Calls For Expungement Of Convictions For Pot Sales

Cook County, Illinois may see further reforms in the criminal justice system. This article originally appears: Cook County Prosecutor Kim Foxx Calls For Expungement Of Convictions For Pot Sales
December 22, 2020

DEA Faces Lawsuit From Scientists Looking to Study Cannabis

Scientists are pushing back against the government’s restrictions on cannabis research. This article originally appears: DEA Faces Lawsuit From Scientists Looking to Study Cannabis
December 22, 2020

Congressional Package Repeals Ban on Student Aid to Those with Past Drug Convictions

Provisions in the package amend a 1998 federal law that mandated those applying for student aid to disclose if they ever had a drug-related conviction, and barred hundreds of thousands of applicants from receiving funding. The post Congressional Package Repeals Ban on Student Aid to Those with Past Drug Convictions […]
December 21, 2020

Study Finds One-Third Of Canadian Cancer Patients Use Cannabis

According to a recently published study, more Canadians with cancer are using cannabis than in previous years. This article originally appears: Study Finds One-Third Of Canadian Cancer Patients Use Cannabis
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