Marijuana Research Grows Alongside Legal Use of Drug | Benzinga

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Milwaukee, WI (PRWEB) July 19, 2017

The use of medical marijuana is now legal in 29 states and the District of Columbia.

Eight states have passed laws allowing for the legal use of marijuana recreationally. Michigan could become the ninth later this year, where the city of Detroit already allows the sale of marijuana in stores with proper licensing.

Marijuana is quickly becoming a legal multi-billion dollar industry in the United States, prompting new research into multiple aspects of the drug, including both use and production.

“This is obviously an ongoing controversy and there is widespread debate over the use medical marijuana when it comes to the spillover effects of a medical marijuana law adoption,” says Yajuan Li of Texas AM University.

Li and Ben Schwab of Kansas State University will both present research on marijuana during the ... read more at: