MJBizCon 2023 Is Starting, Here’s What’s to Come This Week

*MJBizCon 2023 in Las Vegas: A Cannabis Extravaganza with a Flare for Entertainment* Las Vegas will play host to the cannabis industry’s premier event, MJBizCon, next week, transforming the city into a hub of innovation, networking, and celebration. Often hailed as the SXSW of the cannabis world, MJBizCon will not only showcase cutting-edge developments in […]

Survey: More Than Ten Percent of Older Americans Have Consumed Cannabis Products in the Past Year

More than one in ten adults between the ages of 50 and 80 report having recently used cannabis products, according to survey data published in the journal Cannabis and Cannabinoid Research. Researchers with the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor reviewed survey data (the National Poll on Healthy Aging) from a nationally representative sample of […]

Biden Administration Continues Fight Against Gun Owners And Legal Cannabis Posession

In a legal battle that has sparked controversy and ignited debates surrounding the intersection of cannabis use and gun ownership, the Biden administration finds itself once again in federal court defending a ban preventing individuals who use marijuana from buying or possessing firearms. The Justice Department submitted a brief to the U.S. Court of Appeals […]

Study: Cannabis Use Associated with Improved Symptoms, Better Sleep in Patients Suffering from Post-Traumatic Stress

Post-traumatic stress patients experience symptom improvements following the use of medical cannabis products, according to observational data published in the journal Medical Cannabis and Cannabinoids. A team of investigators affiliated with the University of Florida at Gainesville assessed cannabis’ efficacy in a cohort of 15 patients with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Participants in the study […]

NORML Op-Ed: Republicans Are Increasingly Unwilling to Respect Voters’ Decisions on Cannabis

On Election Day, a majority of Ohio voters decided in favor of Issue 2 — a citizen-initiated ballot measure legalizing the possession, home cultivation and retail sale of marijuana. The election outcome was hardly a surprise. Nationwide, an estimated 70 percent of Americans — including majorities of Democrats, Republicans and independents — endorse legalization. Of the 24 states that have legalized […]

A New Study Shows The Link Between Legalization Of Medical Marijuana And Reduced Opioid Use

In a recent study published in the International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction, researchers from Rutgers and Columbia universities, along with the University of Arizona, revealed intriguing insights into the impact of medical cannabis legalization (MCL) on nonprescribed opioid use. The study, which analyzed national survey data spanning from 2004 to 2014, discovered a […]

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