Smoking marijuana could lead to breakthrough COVID cases, study finds

#News News of the world: Smoking marijuana could lead to breakthrough COVID cases, study finds F.L.A.G. CEO Nick Adams blasted the land Down Under over its ‘extreme’ policies regarding COVID-19.Heavy marijuana users who are also vaccinated may be more susceptible to breakthrough cases of COVID-19, a new study found.The study,…

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Smoking marijuana could lead to breakthrough COVID cases, study finds

Heavy marijuana users who are also vaccinated may be more susceptible to breakthrough cases of COVID-19, a new study found. The study, published last Tuesday in World Psychology, found that those with a substance use disorder (SUD) — a dependence on marijuana, alcohol, cocaine, opioids and tobacco — were more…

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ECDA Weekly Update, Pending marijuana cases re-examined by weight following legalization

Erie County DA John Flynn discusses how his office is taking action on pending marijuana cases. He announced in April that his office will reduce, refile or dismiss criminal cases based on the weight of marijuana the defendant allegedly possessed. This action follows the legalization of recreational cannabis in New…

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Men in their 20s accounted for nearly a third of all Colorado DUI cases last year, report finds

Men in their 20s accounted for nearly a third of all DUI cases in Colorado in 2016, according to a first-of-its-kind comprehensive report on impaired driving in the state that also found most people charged with DUI are ultimately convicted. Young men were the largest group of defendants in a…

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Jeff Sessions: US prosecutors won’t take on small-time marijuana cases

Published: Mar 10, 2018, 10:01 am • Updated: Mar 10, 2018, 10:06 am By Sadie Gurman, The Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal prosecutors won’t take on small-time marijuana cases, despite the Justice Department’s decision to lift an Obama-era policy that discouraged U.S. authorities from cracking down on the pot…

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Philadelphia DA drops 50 marijuana possession cases

Published: Feb 15, 2018, 4:04 pm • Updated: Feb 15, 2018, 4:04 pm By The Associated Press PHILADELPHIA — Philadelphia’s new district attorney says he’s recently dropped more than 50 marijuana possession cases. Top prosecutor Larry Krasner told reporters Thursday that his office tossed the cases earlier this week after…

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Recent cases raise questions about cannabis regulation corruption, ethics

Published: Jun 21, 2017, 8:30 am • Updated: Jun 21, 2017, 8:34 am By Kristen Wyatt, The Associated Press DENVER — Take a black-market business that relies on cash. Move the business out of the shadows by giving it government oversight. Hire new regulators to keep watch on the business,…

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Supreme Court limits government seizure of assets in drug conspiracy cases

Published: Jun 5, 2017, 1:44 pm • Updated: Jun 5, 2017, 1:57 pm By Sam Hananel, The Associated Press WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court is placing new limits on the government’s ability to seize assets from people who are convicted of drug crimes but receive little of the illegal proceeds.…

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Secure your stash: Vets reporting more cases of pets getting into pot

Published: Oct 31, 2016, 9:31 am • Updated: Oct 31, 2016, 10:15 am By Karin Brulliard, The Washington Post Star, a petite 6-year-old sheltie who competes in dog agility shows, almost missed a contest this month. She had spent the previous night at the vet, totally stoned on pot. Her…

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