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Everything you need to know about marijuana (cannabis)

Globally, marijuana is the most commonly used illicit drug. Classified as a Schedule 1 controlled substance, marijuana is a mood-altering drug that affects almost every organ in the body. In 2017, 6 percent or about 1 in 16 high school seniors in the United States reported using marijuana (cannabis) every day. The number of 12th graders who […]

District Attorneys Dismantle Legacy of Tough Marijuana Enforcement

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District Attorneys Dismantle Legacy of Tough Marijuana Enforcement ImageCyrus R. Vance Jr., right, the Manhattan district attorney, is expected to announce next week that his office will vacate misdemeanor marijuana warrants dating to 1978.CreditCreditAnthony Lanzilote for The New York Times By Jan Ransom and Tyler Page Even as the authorities in New York City have scaled back enforcement […]

Canada Could Come to the Fore in Cannabis Research

The coming legalization of recreational marijuana is already increasing funding for studies, but regulations on such research have been slow to change. Jul 6, 2018 ASHLEY YEAGER   63554 On October 20, marijuana will no longer be an illegal drug in Canada—a move that could make it much easier to study how cannabis affects the […]