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When States Legalize Medical Marijuana, People Use Fewer Prescription Painkillers

When States Legalize Medical Marijuana, People Use Fewer Prescription Painkillers

Greener Culture July 26, 2016 0

States that legalized marijuana as a medical alternative saw a drop in prescription drug use, according to a new study published in July in Health Affairs — suggesting that medical marijuana may be one

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The Democratic Party Says It’s Time To Legalize Marijuana

The Democratic Party Says It’s Time To Legalize Marijuana

Greener Culture July 11, 2016 0

The Democratic Party’s new policy agenda is moving in a more progressive direction that includes working to legalize marijuana nationally. According to The Washington Post, the Democrats have endorsed a “reasoned pathway to future

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Ohio Becomes the 25th State to Legalize Marijuana

Ohio Becomes the 25th State to Legalize Marijuana

Greener Culture June 9, 2016 0

That development comes after Ohio Gov. John Kasich (R) quietly signed a law legalizing medical marijuana on Wednesday. The law allows individuals with serious medical conditions to access marijuana, but details about how the

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Marijuana Arrests on the Rise in NYC Despite Mayor’s Lenient 25-Gram Rule

Marijuana Arrests on the Rise in NYC Despite Mayor’s Lenient 25-Gram Rule

Greener Culture June 7, 2016 0

When New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced a new, seemingly lenient city policy for marijuana possession in 2014, weed-inclined citizens likely assumed greener pastures ahead for the future of legalization. However, according

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Study Shows That Teens Smoke Less Weed the More It’s Legalized

Study Shows That Teens Smoke Less Weed the More It’s Legalized

Greener Culture June 6, 2016 0

With more and more states across the US legalizing marijuana, a lot of people are worried about the effect it might have on teenagers (won’t somebody think of the children?!). But a new survey

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How Weed Is Helping Kids Attend College in Colorado

How Weed Is Helping Kids Attend College in Colorado

Greener Culture May 18, 2016 0

Marijuana’s legal status may remain a source of heated debate across the rest of the country, but fully legal states like Colorado have wasted no time putting the burgeoning weed industry to good use.

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Nationwide Marijuana Legalization Could Produce Up to $28 Billion in Yearly Tax Revenue

Nationwide Marijuana Legalization Could Produce Up to $28 Billion in Yearly Tax Revenue

Greener Culture May 15, 2016 0

The government could make a lot of money by legalizing marijuana. But it’s probably not as much money as you think. That conclusion is based on a new report by the Tax Foundation. The analysis

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It Sure Looks Like Marijuana Legalization Will Make Your Weed A Lot Cheaper

It Sure Looks Like Marijuana Legalization Will Make Your Weed A Lot Cheaper

Greener Culture May 6, 2016 0

One of the biggest questions surrounding marijuana legalization is whether it will make the drug much more affordable and accessible — and therefore increase use. Well, some early data is coming out of Washington

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Pennsylvania launches 24th US medical marijuana program

Pennsylvania launches 24th US medical marijuana program

Greener Culture April 24, 2016 0

On Thursday, the Senate Appropriations Committee passed an amendment that would allow Veterans Affairs doctors to discuss and recommend marijuana as a potential medical treatment in states where it is legal, according to the

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Mexico’s President Says Country Is Closer Than Ever to Legalizing Medical Weed

Mexico’s President Says Country Is Closer Than Ever to Legalizing Medical Weed

Greener Culture April 20, 2016 0

Given that the dawn of 4/20 is indeed upon us all, those living in America’s weed-friendliest states will likely be too consumed with passionate bouts of celebration to remember that not everyone has the same

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