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Amidst all the mayhem caused by drug addiction and its impact on the American society, there is a small ray of hope. Marijuana use among adolescents has shown a downward trend in the United States. According to the latest National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH) report, in 2016, 6.5 percent of adolescents aged […]

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Congressman Tom Marino, President Donald Trump’s nominee for the nation’s “drug czar,” has a track record of advocating enforcement-side drug policy and better treatment for people with addiction. The president on Sept. 1, 2017, nominated Marino to head the Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP), four months after the Pennsylvania Republican had formally withdrawn […]

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Although most Americans battling post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and chronic pain prefer to use cannabis-based medications to deal with their conditions, experts say that there is not much evidence that marijuana would provide them the required relief. They feel that the lack of high-quality scientific research to support the therapeutic claims of marijuana is a […]

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The Justice Department (JD) headed by the Attorney General Jeff Sessions has stopped the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) from acting on more than two dozen applications for marijuana cultivation for research purposes. However, acting DEA Administrator, Chuck Rosenberg, confirmed that he stands by his assertions to support marijuana-related research. It has been a year since […]

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  The legalization of marijuana in various states, it seems, is pushing people’s interest in the weed in the United States. Or maybe, it’s the other way around. Whatever be the case, the Americans’ interest in marijuana is at an all-time high, a recent survey suggests. As per the latest Gallup poll, conducted from July […]

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Authorities in Los Angeles on June 8 released a draft of proposed regulations to oversee the growing commercial marijuana industry in the city. They have announced a 60-day public comment period before initiating any further action in this regard. “Release of the draft ordinance is a crucial step to prepare for the Jan. 1 statewide […]

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“It’s my right to breathe clean air in my own home,” says 28-year-old Margie O’Neill (name changed), a resident of Sacramento’s most vibrant and energetic Midtown neighborhood. Though Margie never had any objections about legalizing marijuana or biased attitudes toward pot enthusiasts, she doesn’t want to wake to the smell of weed in her home. […]

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President Donald Trump on May 5 signed the $1.1-trillion spending bill that will keep the government running through September 2017, putting aside, temporarily, matters pertaining to the border wall with Mexico and the much-awaited military buildup. The bill includes a rider, i.e., the Rohrabacher-Blumenauer Amendment, also known as the Rohrabacher-Farr Amendment, which protects states with […]

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State regulators in California have released the first draft of rules for the production, distribution and sales of medical marijuana within a highly regulated business environment. The proposed rules, released on April 28, 2017, include strict limits on the hours of operation and specify the amount of tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), to be infused into oils. Authorities […]

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It all began in the mid-1970s when students of San Rafael High School in Marin County, California met at 4:20 pm after school hours by the campus’s statue of chemist Louis Pasteur to smoke weed. Consequently, the phrase, “I’ll see you at 4:20,” became the code for expressing one’s desire to smoke a joint after […]

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