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October 11, 2021

Oregon State University Hemp Center Receives $10M Grant

The Global Hemp Innovation Center at Oregon State University announced last week that it has received a $10 million grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to study and define the economic opportunities for hemp in the western United States.  Provided by the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture’s […]
October 9, 2021

Petition to Legalize Adult-Use Cannabis Filed in Oklahoma

Cannabis policy reform advocates in Oklahoma filed a petition on Thursday for a ballot initiative that would legalize adult-use cannabis in the state. The group, Oklahomans for Responsible Cannabis Action, also submitted a petition for a separate initiative proposal that would modify the state’s current medical marijuana program. “A lot […]
October 8, 2021

Most Affected: Seven Years After Leaving The Game, Community Leader Anthony Alegrete Gets Snagged

Authorities will get you, even if you’ve been out of the game for years. That was the case of Anthony Alegrete, who served 24 months in federal prison and an additional 24 months of house arrest for his involvement in a cannabis operation. The bust ensnared scores of other individuals, […]
October 8, 2021

NBA Won’t Randomly Test Athletes for Cannabis During 75th Season

The National Basketball Association (NBA) recently released a memo stating that it won’t be testing its athletes for cannabis for the entirety of the upcoming season. The NBA Spokesman Mike Bass announced on October 6 that cannabis testing athletes will not occur for the rest of the association’s 75th season, […]
October 7, 2021

Study: Cannabis Use Disorder Diagnosis Associated with Greater Risk of COVID Breakthrough Infections

NORML’s Deputy Director Paul Armentano said that study “raises more questions than it answers,” but also cautioned that its findings should not yet be extrapolated to the cannabis consuming population as a whole. The post Study: Cannabis Use Disorder Diagnosis Associated with Greater Risk of COVID Breakthrough Infections appeared first […]
October 7, 2021

Ohio: Lobby for Cannabis Reform on October 13

Join NORML Appalachia of Ohio at the State House atrium in Columbus beginning at 9am! The post Ohio: Lobby for Cannabis Reform on October 13 appeared first on NORML. This article originally appears: Ohio: Lobby for Cannabis Reform on October 13
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