The enactment of state laws legalizing the physician-recommended use of cannabis therapy is not associated with increased levels of marijuana use by young people, according to data published online in the Journal of Adolescent Health. Investigators concluded, “This study did not find increases in adolescent marijuana use related to legalization of medical marijuana. … This suggests that concerns about ‘sending the wrong message’ may have been overblown. … Our study … may provide some reassurance to policy makers who wish to balance compassion for individuals who have been unable to find relief from conventional medical therapies with the safety and well-being of youth.”
Alaska voters will decide this November on a proposed initiative to regulate the production and retail sale of cannabis to adults. If enacted, Alaska will be the third US state to regulate the legal retail production and sale of cannabis to adults.
Governor Rick Scott has been so anxious to have everybody in the world drug tested, whether it’s welfare recipients, unemployment recipients, or state workers.
Court rejects Scott’s plan for broad drug testing of state workers
TAMPA — In a second major blow to a drug-testing initiative by Gov. Rick Scott at the outset of his […]