“The dramatic rise in retail marijuana sales is likely not so much a reflection of increased consumer demand, but of consumers shifting from the illicit market to the above-ground legal marketplace.”
House lawmakers are preparing for a September floor vote on legislation – The Marijuana Opportunity, Reinvestment, and Expungement Act a/k/a The MORE Act — to remove marijuana from the federal Controlled Substances Act. The forthcoming vote would mark the first time since the passage of the Controlled Substances Act of 1970, which placed cannabis in the same category as heroin as a Schedule I controlled substance, that a Congressional chamber has voted to remove marijuana from its prohibitive classification.
He clearly enjoyed smoking good weed and hanging out with stoners, and up-close, Woody is a genuinely nice individual.
Nebraska voters will decide this November on a statewide ballot measure seeking to legalize and regulate medical marijuana access in the state.
Investigators reported a “strong positive association” between subjects’ frequency of cannabis use and self-reported improvements in pain, health-care utilization, and overall health-related quality of life.
“The five earliest states to legalize recreational marijuana — Alaska, California, Colorado, Oregon and Washington — all had less than one EVALI case per 100,000 residents.”
“In the adjusted analysis, at-least-daily cannabis use was significantly associated with increased rates of injection cessation.”
“I’m calling on the legislature to to legalize recreational marijuana, with the revenue going to: small business grant funding [and] restorative justice programs.”