December 2016

Jackson Leyden had always been a healthy kid; he practiced taekwondo, and he played lacrosse and baseball. But in 2011, a few months after his eighth birthday, he began having seizures several times a day. Many were brief, a half-minute of staring into space, but he also had severe episodes in which he would collapse, […]

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(Photo credit should read BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images) States that passed medical marijuana laws have seen an 11% reduction in traffic fatalities on average, according to a new study published in the American Journal of Public Health. Compared to states without medical marijuana laws, those with them had 26% fewer traffic fatalities overall. Study data was collected […]

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Voters in eight states passed marijuana legalization laws following the 2016 presidential election, giving pot legalization the required momentum for more states across the country to carry out discussions on the decriminalization of cannabis in 2017.  Here are the states that may legalize marijuana in the coming year: Delaware The recreational legalization of marijuana is […]

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HARRISBURG, Pa. – 2017 looks to be the year that the landscape for the state’s medical marijuana industry becomes established. “They call it the ‘green rush’ and they think there’s a lot of money to be made, a lot of people to help,” Andrew Blasco, executive director of the PA Medical Cannabis Industry Group, said. […]

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One of the largest newspapers in the United States wants President-elect Donald Trump to honor the will of individual jurisdictions when it comes to the legalization of marijuana. On Tuesday, the editorial board for The Los Angeles Times called on the Trump Administration, specifically pointing a finger at U.S. Attorney General nominee Jeff Sessions, to […]

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Glass containers display varieties of marijuana for sale in Boulder, Colo. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley) In November, Massachusetts voters decided to make recreational marijuana legal, allowing it to be bought and sold in stores by January 2018. But this week, state lawmakers quietly voted to delay the sale date by at least six months. The delay has outraged […]

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