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April 19, 2018

Senator Sanders Co-Sponsors The Marijuana Justice Act

Today, Senator Bernie Sanders joined Senator Cory Booker on a live stream for a conversation about ending prohibition and co-sponsoring the Marijuana Justice Act.
April 18, 2018

Bipartisan Legislation Introduced To Facilitate Medical Cannabis Trials For Veterans

United States Rep. Timothy Waltz (D-MN), along with over 30 bipartisan co-sponsors, has introduced legislation, HR 5520: The VA Medicinal Cannabis Research Act of 2018, to facilitate federally-sponsored clinical research into the safety and efficacy of medical cannabis among veterans.
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.