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Oral THC Treatment Associated with Prolonged Survival Times in Palliative Outpatient Care Patients

The administration of oral THC (e.g., dronabinol) is associated with prolonged survival times in patients with advanced illnesses who are at the end-stages of...

Analysis: Unregulated Delta-8 Vape Products Frequently Mislabeled, May Contain Heavy Metals

Delta-8 vapor products frequently contain heavy metals and are typically far less potent than advertised on the products’ labeling, according to data published in the journal Chemical...

Study: Chronic Pain Patients Significantly Decrease Opioid Use Following Initiation of Medical Cannabis

Chronic pain patients dramatically reduce their use of prescription opioids following their enrollment into a statewide medical cannabis access program, according to data published in...

Analysis: Jurisdictions Permitting Adult-Use Retail Facilities Experience Employment Growth

Local jurisdictions that permit licensed marijuana operations experience job growth at higher rates than do localities that prohibit them, according to data published in the IZA Journal of Labor...

Minnesota: Regulators Okay Patients’ Access to Cannabis-Infused Edible Products

Regulators with the Department of Health have announced that cannabis-infused edible products will be available in state-licensed medical dispensaries next year. Under the plan, patients in the...

Happy Thanksgiving from NORML

Grateful for Major Marijuana Victories in 2021 As we reflect back on our many hard-earned victories of 2021, it is apparent that we have much...

Nationwide Poll: More Americans Than Ever Before Say That Marijuana Should Be Legal

Some seven-in-ten Americans believe that “the use of marijuana should be made legal in the United States,” according to national polling data compiled by Quinnipiac University....

Veterans Medical Marijuana Safe Harbor Act Reintroduced

Senator Brian Schatz (D-HI), along with Congressional Cannabis Caucus co-chairs Reps. Barbara Lee (D-CA) and Dave Joyce (R-OH), have once again introduced The Veterans Medical Marijuana...

US House Passes Bill To Normalize Adult-Use Cannabis Commerce

The SAFE Banking Act would improve the safety of legal marijuana marketplaces and foster more entrepreneurship in the emerging legal industry Members of the House...

Cannabis Use Associated with Reduced Hypertension in Elderly Subjects

Be’er Sheva, Israel: Elderly subjects with hypertension respond favorably to medical cannabis treatment, according to observational data published in the European Journal of Internal Medicine. A team of...

Virginia: House and Senate Lawmakers Approve Marijuana Legalization Measures in Historic Votes

Members of the Virginia House of Delegates and Senate, for the first time ever, separately approved a pair of adult-use marijuana legalization measures today. Senate...

The Clear Winner of Election 2020: Marijuana

Voters approved a series of statewide ballot proposals on Election Day legalizing the use and distribution of marijuanas for either medical or adult-use purposes. The results once...