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Marijuana Studies

Marijuana Use Associated With Decreased In-Hospital Mortality Among Burn Trauma Patients According To Study

Burn trauma patients who test positive for marijuana upon hospital admission are less likely to die during hospitalization as compared to patients who test drug-negative, according to data published in the Journal of Burn Care & Research. Investigators at the University of North Carolina Department of Surgery, Jaycee Burn Center assessed [read more]

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Hemp Industry

Three More States Enact Hemp Production Laws

Governors in Alaska, Kansas, and Oklahoma have each signed legislation in recent days establishing programs to permit the cultivation of industrial hemp. In Alaska, Independent Gov. Bill Walker signed legislation into law establishing a pilot program “to study the growth, cultivation, [and] marketing of industrial hemp.” Senate Bill 6 creates a legal distinction between [read more]