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January 21, 2021

Study: Nearly Half of Medical Cannabis Users Cease Using Opioids for Pain After Twelve Months

“Over time, individuals who continued consuming cannabis within this longitudinal study reported lower pain severity and pain interference scores, as well as improved quality of life and general health symptoms scores."

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January 20, 2021

Study: Cannabis Use Associated with Reduced Alcohol Intake Among Treatment-Seeking Drinkers

“Across the sample, individuals drank approximately 29 percent fewer drinks and were 2.06 times less likely to have a binge-drinking episode on days that cannabis was used compared with days cannabis was not used. These patterns were observed in males, females and the infrequent and frequent cannabis use groups.”

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January 20, 2021

Arizona: Adult Use Marijuana Sales On Track to Begin This Month

Adult use marijuana sales could begin “as soon as late January,” according to Arizona’s Department…

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January 19, 2021

Washington: Home Cultivation Legislation Receives First Committee Hearing of 2021

House Bill 1019 would allow adults to cultivate up to six marijuana plants for personal use.

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