Poll finds 87% of millennials believe marijuana is safer than alcohol

Everyone knows millennials love marijuana. Now, a handful of polls by The Tylt back up that claim — and the numbers are staggering. In a study which polled over 6,000 millenial-aged users, 84% believe marijuana should be legalized. Other cannabis-related findings from the The Tylt: The Tylt is an app and website…

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Smartphones, marijuana and alcohol factoring into increase in pedestrian fatalities

Published: Mar 7, 2018, 1:13 pm • Updated: Mar 7, 2018, 1:13 pm By Christopher Ingraham, The Washington Post On Monday, 4-year-old Abigail Blumenstein and 1-year-old Josh Lew were struck and killed by an out-of-control car while crossing the street with their parents in Brooklyn. The driver, who police say…

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Launch of cannabis beverages in Canada could be “big business” for alcohol Goliath

Published: Feb 22, 2018, 12:15 pm • Updated: Feb 26, 2018, 12:09 am By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff Cannabis is a “big business,” and Constellation Brands has big aspirations in the space, the alcohol beverage company’s president said this week. Officials for Constellation Brands (NYSE: STZ) have their sights…

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Cannabis causes less brain damage than alcohol, CU study finds

Published: Feb 14, 2018, 11:03 am • Updated: Feb 14, 2018, 11:03 am By Josh Magness, McClatchy Washington Bureau (tribune News Service) It’s a common stereotype that people who smoke weed are a bit foggy-headed and missing a few brain cells. But a new study from researchers at the University…

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Alcohol Sales Drop 15% In States With Legal Cannabis Programs

New Study Reveals MMJ Reduces Alcohol Consumption Can alcohol and cannabis get along in a free market? Should they? A new study conducted by researchers at the University of Connecticut and Georgia State University revealed that medical cannabis laws resulted in a 15% decrease in alcohol sales, a trend observed…

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