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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."
November 20, 2019

HISTORIC: A bill to end marijuana prohibition just passed

The House Judiciary Committee just approved the MORE Act, legislation that tens-of-thousands advocated for by sending messages, making phone calls, and meeting with lawmakers in DC and district offices.
November 19, 2019

El Paso, Texas City Council Votes in Favor of Cite and Release

City Representatives Alexsandra Anello (District 2) and Dr. Sam Morgan (District 4) filed a resolution seeking to implement a Cite and Release program after working closely with members of El Paso NORML and LegalizEP.