• January 23, 2021

Tags : cannabis legalization

Workers’ Compensation Claims Decline In States With Medical Marijuana, Study Shows

Legalizing medical marijuana leads to fewer and cheaper workers’ compensation claims, according to a new study. Researchers from the University of Cincinnati Ash Blue College and Temple University concluded that permitting medical cannabis “can allow workers to better manage symptoms associated with workplace injuries and illnesses and, in turn, reduce need for [workers’ compensation].” The […]Read More

Restorative Justice and Legal Cannabis: It’s Common Sense

By: Kathleen McGoey, Executive Director of Longmont Community Justice Partnership When I talk to someone new to the concept of restorative justice, the most common responses I hear are: “That sounds like common sense. Why aren’t we doing more of that? This country needs more restorative justice!” The data tells us that beyond the appeal […]Read More

Mayor Pete Declines To Hit Imaginary Marijuana Joint

Former South Bend, Indiana Mayor Pete Buttigieg passed on a hit of an imaginary marijuana joint in a press appearance this week, politely handing it to the next person in the rotation. During a live-streamed interview on Wednesday with Denver-based Jeff Fard, or Brother Jeff, the host welcomed the 2020 Democratic presidential candidate to the Mile High […]Read More

Opioid Prescriptions Down In States With Legal Marijuana, Study Finds

Study after study continues to show that when given a choice patients will choose marijuana over prescription opioids and, according to new research, doctors prescribe fewer opioids in states with recreational and medical cannabis laws on the books. “These laws also reduce the total days supply of opioids prescribed, the total number of patients receiving […]Read More

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