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October 11, 2019

Maine: Regulators Confident That Adult-Use Cannabis Sales Will Begin Next Spring

Regulators at the Maine Office of Marijuana Policy affirmed this week that they expect adult-use marijuana sales to begin in the spring of 2020.
October 11, 2019

Survey: Pain Patients Often Report Substituting Cannabis for Opioids

Researchers concluded, “Our findings are consistent with prior surveys of American and Canadian marijuana users in which substitution of marijuana for opioids was prevalent due to better symptom management and fewer adverse and withdrawal effects.”
October 9, 2019

Clarifying NY State Decriminalization and Marijuana Possession Related Penalties

There has been some confusion and misinformation circulating about what New York’s latest expansion of marijuana decriminalization means and what impact it will have on criminal prosecutions going forward.
October 9, 2019

Report: Marijuana Legalization Not Associated with Adverse ‘Spillover’ Effects in Neighboring States

The enactment of adult-use marijuana legalization laws is not associated with any significant increase in cannabis-related activity in neighboring states and counties, according to a federally funded report published by the nonprofit Justice Research and Statistics Association.