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April 18, 2018

Meta-analysis: Cannabis Exposure Not Associated With Residual Adverse Impact On Cognitive Performance

Cannabis exposure in adolescents and young adults is not associated with any significant long-term detrimental effects on cognitive performance, according to a systematic literature review published today in the journal JAMA Psychiatry.
April 17, 2018

Pennsylvania’s Department of Health Rapidly Approves Advisory Board Recommendations

The Department of Health had up to one year to act on the recommendations of the Board. In a move that excited patients and advocates, Dr. Rachel Levine on behalf of the Department acted quickly adopting all of the recommendations above.
April 13, 2018

GOP Lawmaker: Trump Administration Pledges Non-Interference In Legal Marijuana States

Republican Senator Cory Gardner (CO) says that he has received a verbal commitment from President Donald Trump specifying that the administration will not take action to disrupt marijuana markets in states that legally regulate the substance. In response to the administration's pledge, NORML Director Erik Altieri stated: "[I]t is time for Congress to do its part and swiftly move forward bipartisan legislation that explicitly provides states with the authority and autonomy to set their own marijuana policies absent the fear of federal incursion."
April 13, 2018

Weekly Legislative Roundup 4/13/18

Welcome to the latest edition of NORML's Weekly Legislative Roundup!