Marijuana Arrests on a Decline for the First Time in 4 Years – More Work Needs to Be Done

A new federal report revealed some good news: for the first time in 4 years, cannabis arrests in the United States started declining. It was surprising to see that from 2016 onwards, the years when more states began legalizing cannabis, the marijuana-related arrests online continued to spike. But based on…

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Study: Long-Term Cannabis Use Not Associated With Cognitive Decline In Senior Patients

If you are an older adult using cannabis to treat chronic pain, you may very well experience no more cognitive deficiencies than someone who doesn’t use it. That is the takeaway from a study conducted by Israeli researchers that was published late last month in Drug & Alcohol Review.  The…

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FBI Data Shows Pot Arrests Decline But Still Outnumber Busts For Violent Crimes

New data released by the Federal Bureau of Investigation on Thursday shows that arrests for marijuana offenses declined for the first time in four years in 2019, but still exceeded the number of arrests for all violent crimes combined. The data, as recorded by the national Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR)…

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New Study Says THC May Slow Cognitive Decline in HIV Patients

New Study Says THC May Slow Cognitive Decline in HIV Patients A new study, the latest of which supports scientific evidence of cannabis as hope for HIV/AIDS, reveals that the herb could prevent mental decline in HIV patients. The research, carried out by Michigan State University and published in the…

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After local officials decline to investigate Oregon marijuana operation, feds step in

Published: Dec 5, 2017, 9:53 am • Updated: Dec 5, 2017, 10:51 am By Andrew Selsky, The Associated Press SALEM, Ore. — Federal officials are investigating a marijuana processing facility in Oregon after an explosion there injured a man who was previously convicted in a money laundering operation linked to…

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As medical marijuana sales decline in Oregon, shops switch to recreational

Published: Dec 5, 2017, 10:55 am • Updated: Dec 5, 2017, 10:55 am By Dylan Darling, The Register-Guard EUGENE, Ore. — A medical marijuana card used to be the key to buying and possessing pot in Oregon. But the rise of recreational marijuana is making the cards primarily valuable only…

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Lifelong Study Of Cannabis Users Shows No Decline In Physical Or Mental Health

Lifelong Study Of Cannabis Users Shows No Decline In Physical Or Mental Health I couldn’t tell you the number of people I’ve met who shrink away from marijuana like it’s the Ebola Virus capable of raining down terrible calamity upon its users. Lung Cancer, impotency, infertility, lowered I.Q.; those who…

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Update: Utah gubernatorial candidate’s wife still faces drug charges after feds decline to pursue case

Published: Oct 12, 2016, 8:16 am • Updated: Oct 12, 2016, 7:25 pm By Michelle L. Price, The Associated Press SALT LAKE CITY — A prosecutor said Wednesday that he intends to file misdemeanor drug charges against the wife of the Democratic candidate for governor after federal investigators found about…

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