Thursday, September 5, 2019

NORML News of the Week 9/5/2019

THE TOP NEWS IN MARIJUANA LAW REFORM - Volume 22, Issue 36
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THE TOP NEWS IN MARIJUANA LAW REFORM
Volume 22   •   Issue 36   •   September 05, 2019
Cannabis Retailer

Study: Cannabis Retailers Associated with Drop in Localized Crime

Economists determined, "Our results are consistent with theories that predict that marijuana legalization will displace illicit criminal organizations and decrease crime."

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Marijuana plant THCV

Study: THCV Reduces Nicotine Cravings in Animal Models

Researchers reported that Δ8 -THCV reduced nicotine cravings and self-administration in animals.

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Vaping Cartridge

Vaping Products Linked with Rising Number of Hospitalizations

The US Centers for Disease Control has now identified over 200 cases of respiratory distress that may be associated with the use of disposable vapor cartridges used to consume certain e-liquids.

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Low-Level Marijuana Violations

Kentucky: Jefferson County to No Longer Prosecute Low-Level Marijuana Violations

County Attorney Mike O'Connell cited research identifying racial disparities in marijuana possession arrests as a reason for instituting the change in policy, saying, "For me to truly be a minister of justice, I cannot sit idly by when communities of color are treated differently."

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Marijuana Infused Products

California: Lawmakers Advance Measure Permitting Medical Cannabis Use on School Grounds

California may soon join several other states, such as Delaware, Illinois, and Washington, which already authorize similar activities.

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From the blog
Washington, DC: City Council Approves Workplace Protections for Medical Cannabis Patients Details
09/05/19 7:28pm UTC
Report: Domestic Hemp Production Soaring in 2019 Details
09/05/19 5:32pm UTC
POTUS: Feds "Allowing States" to Choose Legalization Details
09/03/19 6:43pm UTC
Study: Cannabis Retailers Associated with Drop in Localized Crime Details
08/30/19 5:58pm UTC
Surgeon General's Advisory Highlights Need for Further Cannabis Regulation, Not Criminalization Details
08/29/19 5:45pm UTC
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