Cannabis Studies

This story originally appeared on Benzinga Researchers from the University of Massachusetts and Colorado State University released a new study on the impact recreational marijuana laws have on opioid-induced deaths. The study links the availability of adult-use cannabis to a decrease in deaths by opioid overdose. The study found that opioid deaths were reduced by more than […]

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Illinois adds more qualifying medical cannabis conditions, CannTrust hit with second noncompliance notice for another facility, New Mexico panel studies the potential to legalize recreational marijuana in the state – and more of the week’s top cannabis business news. Illinois boosts MMJ as it preps for adult use Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker took measures to […]

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Illinois adds more qualifying medical cannabis conditions, CannTrust hit with second noncompliance notice for another facility, New Mexico panel studies the potential to legalize recreational marijuana in the state – and more of the week’s top cannabis business news. Illinois boosts MMJ as it preps for adult use Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker took measures to […]

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The heads of five federal financial regulatory agencies have replied to a letter from Sen. Michael Bennet (D-CO) that requested clarification on banking services hemp businesses. The responses, which Bennet’s office provided exclusively to Marijuana Moment, each recognize that hemp was legalized through the 2018 Farm Bill—meaning the rules governing how financial institutions interact with […]

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Tweet Through reports and anecdotal evidence, cannabis has been touted to offer benefits to those dealing with cancer, and to alleviate the side effects of cancer treatment. The reduction of anxiety, nausea, pain, and loss of appetite make cannabis a seeming wonder drug that many caregivers will attest to all day long. A sizable and […]

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The Medical Cannabis Study Commission held its first meeting Tuesday. The commission was created as a compromise after a bill to allow medical marijuana stalled in the Alabama legislature. Is Alabama one step closer to legalizing medical marijuana? At the statehouse lawmakers, doctors, district attorneys and other members of the Medical Cannabis Study Commission met […]

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Canadian workplaces are globally trail-blazing cannabis policies, with nearly half of private-sector employers imposing a blanket ban on cannabis use, says a Conference Board of Canada survey. While legalization has pushed Canadian employers to address that reality — 76 per cent had updated their pot policies before the end of prohibition last October — many […]

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A bill to legalize marijuana for medical purposes stalled in the Alabama Legislature earlier this year but led to the creation of a panel to study the issue. The Medical Cannabis Study Commission met for the first time today. The panel heard a presentation on the specifics of the bill and on policies in 33 […]

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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — The Medical Cannabis Study Commission will look at the use of medical marijuana for people with certain conditions. The commission will report its findings and draft legislation to the Speaker of the House and President Pro Tem by December 1. … read more at: https://www.wvtm13.com/article/medical-cannabis-study-commission-holds-first-meeting/28692844

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Researchers from the University of Massachusetts and Colorado State University released a new study on the impact recreational marijuana laws have on opioid-induced deaths. The study links the availability of adult-use cannabis to a decrease in deaths by opioid overdose. The study found that opioid deaths were reduced by more than 20% in states where adult-use […]

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CLOSECLOSE More than 60% of people who use medical marijuana want to relieve chronic pain. Wochit, Montgomery Advertiser Dr. Steven Stokes was once skeptical about medical marijuana. But the “semiretired” oncologist from Dothan has changed his mind after volunteering at a clinic in Marianna, Florida, where medical cannabis is available.  “I think it helps them,” […]

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