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The attorney general’s new, more aggressive guidance will add legal confusion to an issue that many states are managing just fine on their own. Source: Opinion | Jeff Sessions’s Endless War on Marijuana

Opinion | Jeff Sessions’s Endless War on Marijuana



By Pat Anson, Editor The Food and Drug Administration may have gotten more than it bargained for when it asked for public comments about the medical value and abuse potential of 17 different drugs. The agency wound up getting over 6,400 comments in the Federal Register, the vast majority Source: […]

Strong Support for Cannabis Rx in Comments to FDA


    A fascinating study in Health Affairs last year by a father-daughter pair of public policy researchers found that Medicare prescriptions for things like painkillers, antidepressants and anti-anxiety medications dropped sharply in states that introduced a medical marijuana program. Source: Study: Nationwide medical marijuana laws would save lives — and […]

Study: Nationwide medical marijuana laws would save lives — and ...