NORML Working to Reform Marijuana Laws

Louisiana: Medical Cannabis Access to Begin Next Week

Qualified patients are anticipated to finally begin accessing medical cannabis products next week. “We are very excited to announce today that LSU’s … final medical marijuana product has passed all testing for immediate release to the medical marijuana pharmacies,” said Mike Strain, Commissioner of the state Department of Agriculture and Forestry “We wish to thank all persons involved who have worked tirelessly from inception though production and testing to make this a reality.”

NORML Working to Reform Marijuana Laws

Study: Adolescent Cannabis Exposure Not Associated With Structural Brain Differences in Adulthood

The use of cannabis during adolescence is not associated with structural brain differences in adulthood, according to longitudinal data published in the journal Drug and Alcohol Dependence. Researchers concluded, “[T]he patterns of cannabis use typically seen in community-dwelling adolescents does not appear to have lasting effects on brain structure.”