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There’s No Proof Smoking Weed Occasionally Is Harmful, Says Top Federal Drug Official

“There’s no evidence to my knowledge that occasional [adult] marijuana use has harmful effects," said Director of NIDA, Dr. Nora Volkow.

New York City First In The US To Open Safe Injection Sites For Illegal Drugs

These harm reduction services will play an important role in helping to curb the drug overdose crisis plaguing New York City and the United States.

New Zealand: First In World To Legalize Drug Checking At Public Events

The decision is a landmark ruling that stresses harm reduction for individuals by testing often illicit substances they plan to consume.

Here’s What You Should Know About Omicron, The New COVID-19 Variant

Same virus, new variant. Should you still worry about Omicron if you're vaccinated and continue to wear your face mask? Here's what experts want you to know.

CDC Warns Of Stoned Driving Risks, Offers Workplace Cannabis Policy Advice

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is giving advice to businesses on how to develop marijuana policies.

This Sleep Disorder Has Been Associated With Depression

This disorder has also been linked with increased blood pressure, increasing the odds of heart attacks and other forms of cardiovascular disease.

Florida Lawmaker: Decriminalize Illicit Drugs, Lower Cannabis Penalties

Under the bill, anyone with a criminal record for past cannabis-related offenses would be eligible for an automatic expungement within a year.

California Develops Standardized Marijuana Testing In Attempt To Clear Up Inconsistencies

With a standardized method, laboratories can more easily identify and correct problems, and it will serve as an additional mechanism to ensure integrity.

South Dakota’s Supreme Strikes Down Recreational Cannabis Vote, Overturning People’s Will

This is the second time this year that a court has struck down a voter-approved initiative to legalize the use of marijuana.

Malawi Appoints Mike Tyson As Its Cannabis Ambassador

Government officials have asked the former world heavyweight champ to become the official ambassador for the country's cannabis industry.

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