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Marijuana Studies

Oncologists Believe Medical Cannabis To Be Equally Or More Effective Than Conventional Treatments According To Study

The majority of oncologists believe that the use of medical cannabis is either as effective or more effective than conventional treatments for managing symptoms of cancer, according to survey data published in The Journal of Clinical Oncology. A team of investigators lead by researchers at The Dana Farber Cancer Clinic randomly surveyed oncologists’ [read more]

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Medical Marijuana

Arizona Supreme Court: Lawmakers Cannot Ban Medical Cannabis Access On College Campuses

The Arizona Supreme Court has upheld an appellate court decision striking down a 2012 law that sought to forbid medical cannabis access on college campuses. Lifetime NORML Legal Committee member Tom Dean represented the patient-defendant in the case pro bono, and called the decision a “victory for democracy.” Justices opined that the 2012 law was unconstitutional because [read more]

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Cannabis Activism

Members of Congress Join Cannabis Business Leaders In D.C. To Advocate For Federal Cannabis Policy Reform

On Wednesday, cannabis business leaders with the National Cannabis Industry Association (NCIA) joined members of Congress at the U.S. Capitol to draw attention to the success of regulated legal cannabis programs around the country and to advocate for policy reforms to protect the legal industry. Lawmakers including Representatives Earl Blumenauer [read more]

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Marijuana Business

Massachusetts Approves 205 Potential Licensing Applicants To Receive Priority Review

The Cannabis Control Commission concluded its priority review process on Tuesday, ultimately approving 205 prospective licensees to enter the agency’s application system early and have their license applications processed first. The 205 total certified includes 82 Registered Marijuana Dispensaries (RMDs) and 123 Economic Empowerment Applicants, which were required to demonstrate [read more]