Monthly Archives: July 2015

Blue Ribbon Commission on Marijuana Policy makes 58 Policy Suggestions for Legalizing Marijuana in California

As California begins to layout a road map for legalizing marijuana, state lawmakers assembled a committee to put together a report delineating some of the possible challenges the state may face, and what they should prioritize as legislation is written.

The Blue Ribbon Commission on Marijuana Policy was released earlier today, and the report offers 58 policy suggestions on the […]

By |July 22nd, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments|

Study Finds Medical Marijuana Effective For Pain

A new meta-analysis published in the Journal of the American Medical Association concluded that medical marijuana is effective in relieving chronic pain. The JAMA review found “30% or greater improvement in pain with cannabinoid compared with placebo,” across the 79 studies it surveyed.

In an unrelated study, the National Bureau of Economic Research found that access to state-sanctioned medical marijuana […]

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