Tag Archives: Marijuana

"Medical marijuana laws and workplace fatalities in the United States"

The title of this post is the title of this notable new research article forthcoming in the October 2018 issue of the International Journal of Drug Policy. Here is its abstract: Aims The aim of this research was to determine … Continue reading

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Canada Ready to Roll: Marijuana Becomes Legal in October

Canada’s Cannabis Act—making recreational marijuana legal—will take effect on October 17, 2018. The country’s federal parliament passed the measure on June 19, 2018, and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau quickly announced the new law’s effective date. Medically prescribed marijuana had previously … Continue reading

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"Risks and Benefits of Marijuana Use: A National Survey of U.S. Adults"

The title of this post is the title of this new research appearing in the Annals of Internal Medicine. Here is its abstract: Background: Despite insufficient evidence regarding its risks and benefits, marijuana is increasingly available and aggressively marketed to … Continue reading

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Riverside City Council Vaporizes Hope of Marijuana Businesses

Riverside City Council has made its temporary moratorium on marijuana businesses official with a recent 4-3 vote that put a nail in the coffin for residents hoping to one day be able to legally purchase cannabis in their city. According … Continue reading

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2nd Circuit Rules Criminal Sale of Marijuana 3rd is not an Aggravated Felony

Hot off the presses:Hylton v. Sessions, 17‐1567‐ag (JULY 20, 2018)Antoine Hylton, a Jamaican national, petitions for review of the order of the Board of Immigration Appeals, which found him ineligible for cancellation of removal because his prior state conviction for … Continue reading

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