Qualified patients are anticipated to finally begin accessing medical cannabis products next week. “We are very excited to announce today that LSU's ... final medical marijuana product has passed all testing for immediate release to the medical marijuana pharmacies," said Mike Strain, Commissioner of the state Department of Agriculture and Forestry "We wish to thank all persons involved who have worked tirelessly from inception though production and testing to make this a reality."
Every day NORML Chapters from around the country invest countless hours in advocating for meaningful marijuana law reforms on the local, state and federal level! Here is a brief rundown of some of their most recent media accomplishments.
The use of cannabis during adolescence is not associated with structural brain differences in adulthood, according to longitudinal data published in the journal Drug and Alcohol Dependence. Researchers concluded, “[T]he patterns of cannabis use typically seen in community-dwelling adolescents does not appear to have lasting effects on brain structure.”