Cannabis Studies

Legalizing marijuana nationwide would create at least $132 billion in tax revenue and more than a million new jobs across the United States in the next decade, according to a new study. New Frontier Data, a data analytics firm focused on the cannabis industry, forecasts that if legalized on the federal level, the marijuana industry […]

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Rat poison is contaminating threatened northern spotted owls in California forests, and marijuana farms appear to be to blame, according to a study published Thursday. The study published in the journal Avian Conservation and Ecology focused on owls in Northern California’s Humboldt, Mendocino and Del Norte counties, part of the so-called Emerald Triangle, where remote […]

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<!– SHOW ARTICLE –> INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — An influential Republican lawmaker in the Indiana House of Representatives said Friday that the Legislature should study the possibility of legalizing medical marijuana. Rep. Matt Lehman, the majority floor leader, says he is sponsoring a resolution calling for an interim study committee to research medical pot after the […]

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The New Hampshire House of Representatives voted to legalize marijuana on Tuesday, just five days after the Trump administration moved to rescind federal guidelines protecting state cannabis laws. AP Photo/Gillian Flaccus, File Under the bill, which is expected to soon move to the state Senate, people over 21 years of age would be allowed to […]

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FAIRBANKS — Former Alaska Marijuana Control Board Chairman Peter Mlynarik announced his resignation Thursday afternoon after Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ move to rescind what’s known as the Cole Memorandum, an Obama-era move to separate federal regulations from states that have legalized medical and recreational marijuana use. Mlynarik said he resigned because of Sessions’ decision, among […]

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SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 8 (Xinhua) — The legalization of recreational marijuana is more attractive to young people who have already used it than those who never showed any interest, a new study revealed Monday. The study, conducted by the Oregon Research Institute (ORI) and published online by Psychology of Addictive Behaviors, examined the influence of […]

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FAIRBANKS — Former Alaska Marijuana Control Board Chairman Peter Mlynarik announced his resignation Thursday afternoon after Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ move to rescind what’s known as the Cole Memorandum, an Obama-era move to separate federal regulations from states that have legalized medical and recreational marijuana use. Mlynarik said he resigned because of Sessions’ decision, among […]

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Close Rebecca Olmos, ContributorJanuary 6, 2018 Close Modal Window State Treasurer’s Cannabis Banking Working Group provides possible solutions Cannabis is classified as a Schedule 1 drug, defined by the United States Drug Enforcement Agency as having “no currently accepted medical use and a high potential for abuse.” This classification subjects cannabis to the same federal […]

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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — An influential Republican lawmaker in the Indiana House of Representatives said Friday that the Legislature should study the possibility of legalizing medical marijuana. Rep. Matt Lehman, the majority floor leader, says he is sponsoring a resolution calling for an interim study committee to research medical pot after the session. The Berne lawmaker […]

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