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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]

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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]

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Marijuana Science

Justice Department Urged To Take Immediate Action On Pending Federal Marijuana Grow Applications

The American Psychological Association (APA) is urging US Attorney General William Barr to review more than two-dozen pending applications for federal marijuana grow licenses. In a letter dated Wednesday, February 27, the association urged the Justice Department to “act immediately” on 26 applications pending before federal officials — applications which were [read more]