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Latest Decriminalization of non-medical cannabis in the United States Stories

2012-07-31 12:32:50

A study published in the July 2012 issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry found that diverted medical marijuana use among adolescents receiving treatment for substance abuse is very common.

2012-06-18 22:06:05

While marijuana use by teens has been increasing since 2005, an analysis of data from 1993 through 2009 by economists at three universities has found no evidence to link the legalization of medical marijuana to increased use of the drug among high school students.

2012-04-05 10:04:57

Until now, illicit drug use has not been common in older people.

2011-09-23 00:18:01

A new research study conducted by an international team of experts recommends a public health approach to cannabis - including evidence-based guidelines for lower-risk use - to reduce the health harms that result from the use of cannabis.

2010-10-13 13:33:47

Legalizing marijuana in California will not dramatically reduce the drug revenues collected by Mexican drug trafficking organizations from sales to the United States.

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2010-07-21 13:20:00

The city of Oakland, California legalized large-scale marijuana cultivation for medical use on Tuesday.


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