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November 26, 2019

Study Finds “Little Support” for Cannabis Impacting Cognitive Abilities

Authors found “little support for a causal effect of cannabis use on cognition. This conclusion is consistent with those from previous twin studies, which suggest that cannabis use does not cause a decline in cognitive ability among a normative cannabis using sample.”
November 26, 2019

FDA Sends Warning Letters to Multiple Companies for Illegally Marketing CBD Products

Representatives of the US Food and Drug Administration issued warning letters on Monday to multiple companies for marketing CBD-specific products in ways that violate federal law.
November 25, 2019

Study: Daily Cannabis Use Among Pain Patients Associated with Less Non-Prescription Opioid Use

Authors reported “an independent negative association between frequent cannabis use and frequent illicit opioid use.” Specifically, subjects who consumed cannabis daily “had about 50 percent lower odds of using illicit opioids every day [as] compared to cannabis non-users.”
November 20, 2019

BREAKING: Bill To End Marijuana Prohibition Passes Key Committee

"This is a truly historic moment in our nation's political history. For the first time, a Congressional committee has approved far-reaching legislation to not just put an end to federal marijuana prohibition, but to address the countless harms our prohibitionist policies have wrought, notably on communities of color and other already marginalized groups."