Study Finds Marijuana Dispensaries Associated With Reductions In Opioid-Related Overdose Deaths

Counties that permit the operation of medical cannabis dispensaries possess reduced rates of opioid-related mortality, according to the findings of an academic research paper published on the SSRN online network. Researchers from Claremont McKenna College in California, the University of Georgia, and the University of Arkansas at Little Rock assessed the localized[…]

Michigan Voters Legalize Marijuana

Michigan voters have passed an initiative to legalize marijuana. Voters this evening passed Proposal 18-1 into law, making Michigan the 10th state to legalize marijuana. The initiative allows for the possession of up to 2.5 ounces, or up to 10 ounces at a private residence, for those 21 and older.[…]

Utah Legalizes Medical Marijuana

Utah voters have passed an initiative to make medical marijuana legal. By a large majority voters have passed the Utah Medical Cannabis Act. The initiative legalizes medical marijuana and marijuana products for patients who have been recommended the medicine by a physician. The new law establishes a licensed and regulated[…]