April 18, 2018

Meta-analysis: Cannabis Exposure Not Associated With Residual Adverse Impact On Cognitive Performance

Originally appeared in: 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 today in the journal JAMA Psychiatry. Investigators affiliated with the University of Pennsylvania, Perelman School of Medicine and with the […]
April 17, 2018

Pennsylvania’s Department of Health Rapidly Approves Advisory Board Recommendations

Originally appeared in: Pennsylvania’s medical cannabis law created an Advisory Board to make recommendations to the Department of Health. The Board is comprised of medical professionals, law enforcement representatives, patient advocates and appointees from the majority and minority parties. Pursuant to section 1201(f) the Board “shall have the power […]
April 13, 2018

GOP Lawmaker: Trump Administration Pledges Non-Interference In Legal Marijuana States

Originally appeared in: Republican Senator Cory Gardner (CO) says that he has received a verbal commitment from President Donald Trump specifying that the administration will not take action to disrupt marijuana markets in states that legally regulate the substance. “Since the campaign, President Trump has consistently supported states’ rights […]
April 13, 2018

Weekly Legislative Roundup 4/13/18

Originally appeared in: Welcome to the latest edition of NORML’s Weekly Legislative Roundup! I first want to bring your attention to some key developments happening at the federal level. United States Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY), along with Oregon Democrats Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley, introduced legislation to remove […]
April 12, 2018

Senate Majority Leader Introduces Bi-Partisan Hemp Legalization Bill

Originally appeared in: United States Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY), along with Oregon Democrats Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley introduced legislation today to remove low THC hemp from the federal Controlled Substances Act and amend federal regulations to better facilitate industrial hemp production, research, and commerce. The Hemp […]
April 12, 2018

Are You Doing 4/20 Right? Here’s a List of What’s Happening

Originally appeared in: Following tradition, marijuana consumers and advocates from around the globe are organizing rallies, marches and other acts of political expression or civil disobedience in advance of this year’s celebration of 4/20, an annual protest against the prohibition of marijuana. While these public events are often effective […]
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