Availability Of Tobacco And Alcohol Increases Teenage Use, Not Marijuana Dispensaries

Availability Of Tobacco And Alcohol Increases Teenage Use, Not Marijuana Dispensaries In many states that have legalized medical cannabis, the law states that dispensaries aren’t allowed near schools and educational institutions due to the fear of regulators that it would only encourage underage cannabis use. However, a new study says…

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Party like it’s a retirement party? Big increases in older Americans’ marijuana use, drinking

Published: Dec 19, 2016, 5:52 pm • Updated: Dec 19, 2016, 7:44 pm By Christopher Ingraham, The Washington Post I wrote last week on how fewer teens are using drugs or alcohol than at any point in the past few decades. Indeed, while anti-drug PSAs still encourage parents to talk…

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Legalizing Medical Cannabis Increases Workplace Participation Among those 50 and Older

Please share! Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest The legalization of medical cannabis increases workplace participation among those aged 50 and older. This is according to a study published by the National Bureau of Economic Research. According to the research, “health improvements experienced by both groups (older men and women) permit increased…

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Ecuador Backtracks On Criminal Justice Reforms, Increases Penalties For Drug Selling

In a disappointing move, Ecuador increased penalties for small-scale drug sellers yesterday, reversing reforms approved last year that differentiated between possession of small amounts of drugs and larger quantities with intent to sell, where there had previously been no differentiation. However, yesterday the National Assembly voted to modify the criminal…

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