Tuesday, July 14, 2020
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Recreational marijuana laws may cause increased traffic fatalities, studies find

Two new studies suggest that marijuana legalization could lead to more traffic fatalities, though the researchers behind each analysis caution that there...
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Louisiana Expanding Medical Marijuana Access Under New Law

Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards signed a bill into law that will significantly expand access to the state’s medical marijuana program.
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Analysis: How Cannabis Consumption Has Been Affected By Legalization in Canada

More than one year on from legalizing adult-use marijuana in Canada, a comparison of surveys on marijuana use suggest consumption rates have...
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New Mexico Governor: Cannabis Legalization Will Help Rebuild Economy Post-COVID-19

The governor of New Mexico urged the need for recreational marijuana legalization in the state to help “rebuild” an ailing economy hit...
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Cannabis Legalization Will Be Key To Post-Pandemic Economic Recovery

The COVID-19 pandemic has plunged the US economy into a crisis unseen since the Great Depression of the 1930s.
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Municipalities Increasingly Opting Against Cannabis Testing For Employees

City officials across the US are abandoning marijuana testing requirements for public employees. Rochester City Council approved legislation to...
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Jamaica Permits Online Medical Marijuana Purchases To Be Collected At ‘Herb Houses’ To Limit...

Jamaica’s cannabis industry regulator announced it will allow online orders for medical marijuana patients to pick up at “herb houses” in order...
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Three Marijuana Reform Bill Advance In Louisiana

Louisiana lawmakers have been quietly busy advancing three pieces of legislation concerning expanded medical cannabis access, protected marijuana banking services and the...
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Study: Adult Use Legalization Linked To Reduction In Youth Drug Treatment Admissions

Adult-use marijuana legalization is not associated with a higher rate of cannabis-related youth admissions to drug treatment centers, according to the findings...
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Cannabis Banking Support Included In House Coronavirus Relief Bill

The Democrat-led US House of Representatives passed a second coronavirus relief bill that contains provisions to shield banks from federal interference for...