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Cannabis Activism

DPA Releases Nine-Part Video Series: Rethinking The ‘Drug Dealer’

Today, the Drug Policy Alliance is releasing a nine-part video series challenging assumptions about who ends up behind bars for drug selling and distribution-related offenses. The series includes three introductory videos breaking down the history and ineffectiveness of the current system of domestic drug market criminalization, which often results in the same [read more]

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Marijuana Legalization

Alaska Becomes The First State To Legalize Social Cannabis Consumption

On-Site Marijuana Consumption Rules Finalized Lawmakers and regulators have signed off on new regulations explicitly permitting adults to consume cannabis at specially licensed retailers. Under the new rules, which take effect April 11, licensed cannabis retailers may apply with state regulators for an additional “on-site consumption endorsement.” Local governments may challenge the applications in [read more]

Marijuana Studies

No Correlation Between THC Levels In Blood And Psychomotor Impairment Per Study

The presence of low levels of THC in blood is poorly correlated with driving performance, according to driving simulator data published in the International Journal of Legal Medicine. German investigators assessed simulated driving performance in 15 subjects following the consumption of up to three cannabis cigarettes. Subjects manifested changes in driving performance, such [read more]