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Federal Marijuana Legalization Necessary For Coronavirus Bailouts

Considering the industry was already suffering from some relatively troubled times before the virus struck, many cannabis businesses may soon go broke.

New To Smoking Marijuana? Expect Coughing, Anxiety, And Paranoia

New or occasional users were more likely to experience adverse reactions from smoking marijuana than frequent users, researchers reported.

Study: Teenage Marijuana Use Could Cause Adult Insomnia

A new study, published in the journal Sleep, suggests the root of insomnia can begin by smoking copious amounts of marijuana as a teenager.

Feds Will Pay Scientists To Study Marijuana’s Effects On COVID-19

The National Institute on Drug Abuse is calling for research into the effects smoking marijuana has on the coronavirus.

Here’s A Breakdown Of Who Supports Cannabis As ‘Essential’ During Pandemic

More than half (53%) of responders agreed that marijuana dispensaries should be considered "essential" during the coronavirus outbreak.

From Job Loss To Obesity: Can Marijuana Help?

If the quarantine is exacerbating emotions pertaining to loss, grief, anxiety or even obesity, here's how marijuana can help.

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How To: 5 Tips To Celebrate But Not Puke On New Year’s Eve

Even if you’re just drinking, it pays to be thoughtful about the ways in which mind-altering chemicals will affect your party plans.

Marijuana And Impaired Driving: This Study May Surprise You

A new report on impaired driving finds that the relationship between a drug’s presence in the body and its effect on driving are complex.

62% Of New Yorkers Want To Legalize Recreational Marijuana

The poll, conducted by Emerson College and Marijuana Policy Project Foundation and the Drug Policy Alliance, was conducted from Nov. 16-18.

New Approach For Battling America’s Opioid Epidemic

The Drug Policy Alliance, the nation’s leading proponent of drug policy reform, is releasing a plan to address the opioid epidemic.

A Brief History Of The War On Drugs And What It Means For Marijuana Today

The war on drugs is not based on any assessment of the relative risks of these drugs – but it has everything to do with who is associated with these drugs.

Sessions Expands Police Power To Seize Everything You Own

Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Wednesday announced a new Department of Justice policy that increases the ability of state and local law enforcement to profit from civil forfeiture.This is a reversal of an Obama-era policy implemented in 2015 that...