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August 10, 2018

Study: Medical Cannabis Access Laws Associated With Fewer Workplace Fatalities

Medical cannabis access programs are associated with year-over-year declines in fatal workplace accidents, according to data published online ahead of print in The International Journal of Drug Policy. Authors concluded, "This reduction may be the result of workers substituting marijuana in place of alcohol and other substances that can impair cognitive function and motor skills.”
August 9, 2018

NORML PAC Endorses Senator Bernie Sanders for Reelection

The National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws Political Action Committee (NORML PAC) has endorsed Senator Bernie Sanders in his campaign for reelection in Vermont.
August 8, 2018

New Federal Employment Protections Bill Introduced For Marijuana Consumers

Today, Congressman Charlie Crist held a press conference to announce the introduction of the Fairness in Federal Drug Testing Under State Laws Act, HR 6589.
August 7, 2018

Colorado Lawmakers Explore Solutions for Opioid Epidemic

Colorado’s Opioid and Other Substance Use Disorders Study Committee was established to explore what other states are doing to address substance use disorders, explore harm reduction, treatment, and recovery option, and of course identify possible legislative solutions.