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Marijuana Legalization

Westchester Report Shows Stark Cannabis Arrest Disparities

WESPAC Foundation, Westchester Coalition for Police Reform, and the Drug Policy Alliance released a report highlighting marijuana prohibition enforcement practices in Westchester County and their disparate impact on Black and Latino residents. The report, Marijuana Arrests and Enforcement in Westchester County, reveals that marijuana prohibition in Westchester county has largely targeted people [read more]

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Marijuana Business

New Guides for Cannabis Testing Policy And Industry Crisis Communications Introduced At Cannabis Business Summit This Week

The National Cannabis Industry Association (NCIA), in conjunction with its members and industry experts, is releasing publications this week offering recommendations for cannabis testing policy and providing guidance to cannabis businesses for dealing with crisis communications. NCIA’s Policy Council released a white paper that details a set of 16 recommendations related to [read more]

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Marijuana Studies

Medical Cannabis Access Associated With Significant Reduction In Prescription Opioid Use Per Study

The enactment of medical cannabis access laws is associated with significant reductions in prescription opioid use among Medicaid enrollees, according to data published online ahead of print in the journal Addiction. Investigators with the University of California at San Diego assessed the relationship between medical cannabis legalization and opioid use among Medicaid enrollees [read more]