Study Finds No Evidence Legal Medical Cannabis Increases Youth Marijuana Use

A study of data from across the country has found no evidence that the legalization of medical cannabis and the establishment of dispensaries encourages marijuana use by young people. The study, “Medical marijuana laws (MMLs) and dispensary provisions not associated with higher odds of adolescent or heavy marijuana use: A…

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The DEA Claims Marijuana Causes an Increase in Teen Suicide Rates Yet There is No Evidence to Support That Claim

Suicide in general has been climbing over the past few decades. In 2017, 6200 suicides occurred within the age group of 15-24. This was the second leading cause of death within the age group. There are many reasons why people commit suicide, but in most cases it’s the relentless depression…

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New Mexico Health Sec rejects medical marijuana for opiate addiction, citing lack of scientific evidence

Published: Jun 16, 2017, 7:26 am • Updated: Jun 16, 2017, 7:32 am By The Associated Press ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — New Mexico’s top health official has rejected state Medical Cannabis Advisory Board recommendations to add opiate dependence and Alzheimer’s disease to the list of conditions that qualify a person to…

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