Colorado marijuana troubles grow

Aug 31, 16 Colorado marijuana troubles grow

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The Rocky Mountain High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area has released its fourth report on the impact of marijuana on the state of Colorado. Problems associated with the drug continue trending in the wrong direction. The agency, also known as RMHIDTA, is part of a national network of federal offices charged with providing assistance...

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DEA: marijuana drug scheduling stays, research expands

After many months of rigorous review that included careful evaluation of the world body of science, the Obama administration’s Drug Enforcement Administration announced today that marijuana’s Schedule 1 drug classification will remain intact, and the number of sites allowed to grow the drug for research will expand. The...

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Colorado youth marijuana use IS on the rise

Given that the health of American youth is in question and that so many states base their policies on reports issued by the State of Colorado, it is important to understand what the 2015 Healthy Kids Colorado Survey (HKCS) actually tells us. The survey’s results are gleaned from voluntarily self-reported information collected...

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Pueblo docs lead fight against commercial marijuana

Commercial marijuana threatens public health, taxpayer resources, Pueblo’s three largest healthcare providers said in support of a ballot measure to end it.

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UN supports international drug conventions

The United Nations has reaffirmed its commitment to upholding the international drug conventions that are the cornerstone of world drug policy. That’s a blow to marijuana legalization advocates.

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GAO pillories DOJ marijuana law enforcement

The U.S. Justice Department has failed to track marijuana’s impact on the nation and specific states where the drug has been sanctioned, according to a report released by the independent, nonpartisan Government Accountability Office.

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DEA eases CBD research requirements

Dec 24, 15 DEA eases CBD research requirements

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Research of cannabidiol, a non-intoxicating component of the cannabis plant, has been made easier because of new regulations released this week by the Drug Enforcement Administration.

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Colorado leads nation in youth pot use

Dec 18, 15 Colorado leads nation in youth pot use

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Colorado leads the nation in youth pot use, according to a look at all 50 states and D.C., according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

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Youth marijuana use still stubbornly high

Dec 16, 15 Youth marijuana use still stubbornly high

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Drug use is down in just about every category but one: Youth marijuana use remains stubbornly high, according to the latest Monitoring the Future study.

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Epidiolex helping kids with epilepsy

Dec 10, 15 Epidiolex helping kids with epilepsy

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Epidiolex, which is now in clinical trials, is widely considered among healthcare experts to be the safer experimental option for treating forms of severe childhood epilepsy than the non-purified CBD oils typically found in medical marijuana dispensaries, such as “Charlotte’s Web.”

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