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August 10, 2017

Study: History Of Marijuana Use Associated With Decreased In-Hospital Mortality In Trauma Patients

Trauma patients who test positive for marijuana upon their admission to the intensive care unit are less likely to die during hospitalization than are age-matched controls, according to data published online ahead of print in The Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. Researchers concluded: “Patients with a positive marijuana screen had a lower mortality rate (5.3 percent versus 8.9 percent) compared to patients with a negative marijuana screen."
August 9, 2017

Never Underestimate The Power Of A Single Face To Face Interaction

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was not always a supporter of marijuana policy reform. In fact, it wasn't until he met face to face with NORML representatives that the Canadian Premiere ultimately changed his mind for good.
August 8, 2017

Poll: Americans’ Support For Marijuana Law Reform At All Time High

A record percentage of American voters support reforming the nation's marijuana laws, according to polling data released by Quinnipiac University.
August 8, 2017

Bill To Exclude Hemp From The Controlled Substances Act

Congressman James Comer (R-KY-1) and 15 co-sponsors have reintroduced legislation to amend the federal Controlled Substances Act to exclude industrial hemp.