New Study Finds Medical Marijuana Legislation Improves Mental Health for Intended Users

Washington, D.C. – A recent study conducted by researchers at the University of Basel has found that the approval of medical marijuana has had little impact on the mental health of the general population in the United States. However, the legalization of cannabis for therapeutic purposes has shown benefits for those who require it. The study aimed to determine the effects of medical cannabis legislation on the well-being of specific groups and its therapeutic value. Since the mid-1990s, most states in the U.S. have made access to marijuana easier, either through medical clearance or the … Read more

Cannabis Control Division Faces Lawsuit Over Unlawful Product Recall on 4-Year Anniversary of Legal Marijuana Sales in New Mexico

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – The Cannabis Control Division in New Mexico is facing a new lawsuit as the state marks four years of legal recreational marijuana sales. Instead of celebration, a local cannabis manufacturer has taken legal action against the division over a recent product recall. The manufacturer claims that the recall was “unlawful” and that the state did not follow its own rules in issuing the recall. According to Jacob Candelaria, attorney for Pharmers LLC, the recalled products were manufactured by his clients in the fall of 2022 and passed all required tests mandated by … Read more

Recreational Marijuana Sales Linked to Surge in Workplace Injuries Among Young Adults, Reveals New Study

MILWAUKEE, WI – The legalization of recreational marijuana is linked to an increase in workplace injuries among young adults, according to a recent study published in JAMA Health Forum. Ling Li, Ph.D., and colleagues from the University of Wisconsin-Parkside in Somers examined data on workplace injuries among workers aged 20 to 34 years, comparing states with and without recreational marijuana laws (RMLs). The researchers found that RML adoption was associated with a significant 12.9 percent increase in workplace injuries per 100 full-time workers. Upon further analysis, the study also revealed that states that permitted the … Read more

Miami Beach Cracks Down on Spring Breakers and Reinforces Strict Marijuana Laws, Sending a Clear Message to Reckless Partiers

Miami Beach, Florida – In anticipation of the upcoming spring break season, Miami Beach commissioners have made a move to tighten marijuana laws within the city. The commission recently voted to eliminate the optional civil penalty that had been in place for individuals found with 20 grams or less of marijuana. This decision was made in an effort to crack down on reckless behavior and create stricter consequences, effectively putting an end to the anything-goes party atmosphere. Commissioner Alex Fernandez, who sponsored the change, expressed his support for the decision, stating, “We’re shutting the door … Read more