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December 19th, 2018
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Chronicle AM: Federal Sentencing Bill Moving, No NJ Pot Legalization This Year, More… (12/18/18)

The Senate is finally taking up the prison and sentencing reform bill, New Jersey's legalization push is stalled until next year, New Zealand is set…

December 18th, 2018
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CBD in marijuana may worsen glaucoma, raise eye pressure

A study has found that CBD — a major chemical component in marijuana — appears to increase pressure inside the eye of mice, suggesting the…

December 18th, 2018
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Chronicle AM: NY Gov Wants Legal Pot in 2019, UT Offenders' Drug Treatment Report, More…. (12/17/18)

The governors of New Hampshire and New York have very different views on marijuana legalization, New Jersey doubles the number of dispensaries, a new report…

December 17th, 2018
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How marijuana may damage teenage brains in study using genetically vulnerable mice

In a study of adolescent mice with a version of a gene linked to serious human mental illnesses, researchers say they have uncovered a possible…

December 16th, 2018
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Here Comes Hemp: Congress Votes to Unleash a Billion-Dollar Industry [FEATURE]

The Senate on Tuesday and the House on Wednesday gave final approval to the massive 2018 Farm Bill, including a provision that will end an…

December 15th, 2018
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Chronicle AM: NJ Pot Legalization Delayed, NM Court Rejects Albuquerque Car Seizures, More.. (12/14/18)

A national coalition of civil rights, labor, and civic groups calls for descheduling marijuana; New Jersey isn't quite there yet, France takes a step toward…

December 14th, 2018
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Cannabis-based drug in combination with other anti-spasticity

Oral spray containing two compounds derived from the cannabis plant reduced spasticity compared with placebo in patients already taking anti-spasticity drugs.

December 14th, 2018
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Errata: No, You Don't Just Get a Ticket for Driving High in Michigan; You Go to Jail

In a story published in the Chronicle AM on December 6, we inadvertently reported that under the state's new marijuana legalization law, getting caught driving…

December 14th, 2018
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Chronicle AM: Congress Passes Hemp Bill, CDC Report on Overdose Deaths, More… (12/13/18)

Hemp, hemp, hooray! Congress has passed a bill to legalize hemp, the CDC issues a new report on overdose deaths, St. Vincent and the Grenadines…

December 13th, 2018
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Chronicle AM: Senate Approves Legal Hemp, NJ ACLU Asset Forfeiture Abuse Report, More… (12/12/18)

Industrial hemp takes a big step toward legalization, New York's governor is planning on legalizing weed next year, the ACLU of New Jersey has a…

December 12th, 2018
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Chronicle AM: Fed Criminal Justice Bill Will Get Senate Vote, Hemp is in Farm Bill, More… (12/11/18)

Mitch McConnell changes course and okays a Senate vote on the First Step Act, McConnell ensures the hemp provision remains in the farm bill, a…

December 11th, 2018
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Chronicle AM: Bill Barr's Drug Warrior Past, Iran Warns Sanction Could Bring "Deluge of Drugs," More… (12/10/18)

Trump's sanctions could come back to bite us, Iran warns; Trump's new attorney general pick has some solid drug warrior credentials, the WHO postpones a…

December 11th, 2018
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Oregon Initiative Would Decriminalize Psilocybin [FEATURE]

An initiative that would decriminalize most psilocybin offenses and open the door to regulated production and therapeutic use of the psychedelic substance in Oregon is…

December 9th, 2018
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The health and social effects of nonmedical cannabis use

The Health and Social Effects of Nonmedical Cannabis Use $24.00 $23.62  in stock 8 new from $19.61 4 used from…

December 8th, 2018
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Chronicle AM: Prospects Dim for First Step Act, UT MedMJ Advocates File Suit, More…. (12/7/18)

The surgeon general suggests it's time to revise federal drug schedules, the First Step Act is being held hostage by Mitch McConnell, Utah patient advocates…

December 7th, 2018
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Chronicle AM: Feds Warn on Denver Safe Injection Site, It's J-Day in Michigan, More… (12/6/18)

Michigan became the first legal marijuana state in the Midwest today, the feds send a shot across the bow of an effort to get a…

December 6th, 2018
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The impact of substance use disorders on hospital use

Risk Factors for Overdose in Adolescents with Substance Use Disorder A research team from the Addiction, Recovery and Management Service…

December 6th, 2018
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Cannabis-based compound may reduce seizures in children with epilepsy

A recent analysis of published studies indicates that the use of cannabinoids for the treatment of epilepsy in children looks promising.

December 6th, 2018
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Chronicle AM: Denver to Expunge Pot Convictions, Columnist Calls for Prescription Heroin, More… (12/5/18)

 A Washington Post columnist calls for prescription heroin, the federal hemp bill will apparently ban the participation of people with drug felonies, Denver joins the…

December 5th, 2018
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Vaping cannabis produces stronger effects than smoking cannabis for infrequent users

In a small study of infrequent cannabis users, researchers have shown that, compared with smoking cannabis, vaping it increased the rate of short-term anxiety, paranoia,…

December 5th, 2018
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Chronicle AM: Trump's Chinese Fentanyl Flub, UT MedMJ Law Amended, More… (12/4/18)

There's a bunch of medical marijuana news today, and President Trump misstates a Chinese position on fentanyl.Medical MarijuanaMinnesota Adds Alzheimer's to List of…

December 4th, 2018
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Chronicle AM: Dark Web Dealers Banning Fentanyl, Luxembourg Moves to Legalize Weed, More… (12/3/18)

China agrees to make fentanyl a controlled substance, Dark Web dealers begin banning fentanyl sales, Luxembourg could become the first European country to legalize marijuana,…

December 3rd, 2018
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Social norms and self

Parties, Dorms and Social Norms: A Crash Course in Safe Living for Young Adults on the Autism Spectrum $16.95 $14.40…

December 1st, 2018
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Chronicle AM: Harborside Loses Pot Tax Case, Hemp in Final Version of Farm Bill, More… (11/30/18)

The US Tax Court has ruled against Harborside being able to deduct standard business expenses, a hemp provision is in the final version of the…

November 30th, 2018
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What predicts incident use of cannabis and progression to abuse and dependence?

The Chemistry of Addiction Hank describes how our brains respond biochemically to various addictive substances and behaviors and where those…

November 30th, 2018
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Chronicle AM: Supreme Court Hears IN Seizure Case, Filipino Cops Jailed for Drug War Crimes, More… (11/29/18)

The Supreme Court heard oral arguments in an Indiana asset forfeiture case, outgoing marijuana reform roadblock Rep. Pete Sessions (R-TX) has done it again, a…

November 29th, 2018
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Chronicle AM: First Step Act Fight Continues, MI Gets Legal Marijuana December 6, More… (11/28/18)

Senate Republicans are trying to find a way to keep the First Step Act alive, marijuana use and possession becomes legal in Michigan next week,…

November 28th, 2018
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Chronicle AM: NJ Legal Pot Bill Advances, NYC Billboard Campaign Targets Governor, More… (11/27/18)

New Jersey's marijuana legalization bill is finally moving, activists in New York City target the governor over safe injection sites, South Korea becomes the first…

November 27th, 2018
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Assessing community effects on adolescent substance use and delinquency

Adolescent Substance Use, Addiction, and Treatment: Full Video Truth and Consequences: The Repercussions of Substance Use for Teens and Their…

November 27th, 2018
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Drug use, religion explain 'reverse gender gap' on marijuana

Women tend to be more conservative than men on political questions related to marijuana. A recent study finds that this gender gap appears to be…

November 27th, 2018
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Does teen cannabis use lead to behavior problems — or vice versa?

New research finds that cannabis use among teens doesn’t appear to lead to greater conduct problems or greater affiliation with other teens who smoke cannabis.…

November 27th, 2018
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Chronicle AM: Trump Pressures McConnell on Sentencing Reform, NJ Marijuana Bill Gets Hearing, More… (11/26/18)

The president wants to see criminal justice reform move in the Senate, New Jersey lawmakers take up marijuana legalization today, and more. Marijuana…

November 24th, 2018
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Do societal wealth, family affluence and gender account for trends in adolescent cannabis use?

2018 Ideas Conference – Full Event For the past 15 years, the Center for American Progress has served as a…

November 24th, 2018
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Chronicle AM: NJ Legalization Bill Unveiled, UT MedMJ Fight Continues, More… (11/23/18)

New Jersey embraces industrial hemp and moves toward passing a marijuana legalization bill, New York's governor says a legalization bill will likely pass there next…

November 22nd, 2018
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Chronicle AM: MA First Day Pot Sales Draws Crowds, Afghan Opium Crop Down, More… (11/21/18)

People lined up to buy legal weed in Massachusetts Tuesday, Connecticut's governor says legalization is a priority for him, Afghan opium production is down, but…

November 21st, 2018
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Marijuana initiation among American youth and its risks as dynamic processes

K2 and Synthetic Cannabinoids A discussion of synthetic cannabinoids and at risk populations. Presented by University of Central Missouri MSN…

November 21st, 2018
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Chronicle AM: NJ Legal Pot Bill Hearings Next Week, Anti-Pot Rep Sees the Light, More… (11/20/18)

New Jersey will finally start moving on a marijuana legalization bill, a leading congressional foe of legalization changes his tune, and more.Marijuana PolicyLeading…

November 20th, 2018
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Chronicle AM: MA Pot Shop Sales to Begin, Fake Drugs in Africa, More… (11/19/18)

There's a changing of the guard at the top of the Senate Judiciary Committee, a Pennsylvania medical marijuana patient sues over gun access, a new…

November 18th, 2018
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Perceptions and experiences of cannabis use by young adults living with a mental illness

Psychological Effects | Marijuana Watch more Marijuana Facts & Medical Marijuana videos: http://www.howcast.com/videos/506370-Psychological-Effects-Marijuana So I would say the most ……

November 17th, 2018
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Chronicle AM: NJ Gov Still Ready to Legalize It, Court Rejects OH MedMJ Racial Justice Provision, More… (11/16/18)

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy (D) is still committed to marijuana legalization, the Albany DA announces an end to low-level pot prosecutions, an Ohio court…