Medical marijuana dispensaries are set to open in Washington, D.C. this summer, according to the San Jose Mercury News.
Drivers who use medical marijuana are posing a challenge to law enforcement officers trying to enforce driving under the influence laws, according to the Associated Press.
In the second half of a two-part series, Kevin Sabet, PhD, Policy Consultant and Assistant Professor, University of Florida, focuses on the issues brought up by the governors in their rescheduling petition.
In the first of a two-part series, Kevin Sabet, PhD, Policy Consultant and Assistant Professor, University of Florida, breaks down the various issues of medical marijuana.
Backers of a ballot proposal in Colorado to legalize possession of small amounts of marijuana are urging voters to “regulate marijuana like alcohol,” The New York Times reports.
The 23 marijuana dispensaries located near schools in Colorado that received warning letters last week telling them they must shut down should take the warning seriously, according to Colorado U.S. Attorney John Walsh.
Some experts in the field of substance abuse say there are significant problems with a recent study that concluded medical marijuana laws are associated with a reduction in traffic deaths. The critics point out the study was published as a working paper, and was not a peer-reviewed study in a scientific journal.
A new study finds medical marijuana laws are associated with a reduction in traffic deaths. The most likely reason for the decrease is that some people in states with the laws use marijuana instead of alcohol, the researchers say.
The governors of Rhode Island and Washington have asked the federal government to reclassify marijuana as a drug with accepted medical uses.
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