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August 27, 2020

Study: Medical Cannabis Use by Seniors Associated with Improved Quality of Life

Investigators reported a “strong positive association” between subjects’ frequency of cannabis use and self-reported improvements in pain, health-care utilization, and overall health-related quality of life.

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August 26, 2020

Study: Adult-Use Legalization Markets Not Tied to Vaping-Related Lung Illness

"The five earliest states to legalize recreational marijuana -- Alaska, California, Colorado, Oregon and Washington -- all had less than one EVALI case per 100,000 residents."

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August 26, 2020

Study: Cannabis Associated with Increased Cessation of IV Opioid Use

“In the adjusted analysis, at-least-daily cannabis use was significantly associated with increased rates of injection cessation."

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August 25, 2020

Pennsylvania: NORML Praises Governor’s Call to Legalize Adult-Use Marijuana Market, Restore Justice to Those with Past Convictions

"I'm calling on the legislature to to legalize recreational marijuana, with the revenue going to: small business grant funding [and] restorative justice programs."

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