Under the proposed measure, low-level marijuana possession offenses would be reduced to a fine only, even for repeat offenders.
Researchers concluded, “[T]he association of cannabis use with lower in-hospital mortality in patients with COPD is compelling and consistent with previously reported data.”
Subjects’ use of prescription analgesics fell by nearly half during the study period, a finding that is consistent with other studies.
The percentage of older adults “who believe that people who smoke cannabis are at great risk of harming themselves” has decreased nearly 20 percent.
The Act repeals the long-standing federal prohibition of marijuana, thereby permitting states to set their own policies free from undue federal interference.
“These findings make it clear that cannabis access can be legally regulated for adults in a manner that does not inadvertently impact young people’s habits.”
Investigators concluded, “Cannabis and cannabinoids have very promising effects in the treatment of autistic symptoms.”
Legislation establishing cannabis cafes, amending the state’s traffic laws, and reducing penalties for minors now awaits action from Nevada’s Governor.