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Colombia To Legalize Medical Marijuana - Change In Drug Policy

Colombia To Legalize Medical Cannabis In New Approach To Drug War

The Colombian government announced that it plans to legalize medical cannabis and cannabis for scientific research. The decision is not the same as the one made by Uruguay, which legalized cannabis in 2013, but follows a more cautious approach similar to decisions made in Mexico and Chile. Colombians are currently allowed to possess up to 20 […]
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The Wide Gulf Between Pre-Election Marijuana Legalization Support in Ohio and the Election Outcome

Pre-Election Support For Marijuana Legalization In Ohio And Election Results (2015)

Responsible Ohio’s attempt to legalize marijuana, which appeared as Issue 3 on the November 3, 2015 ballot, was overwhelmingly rejected by voters despite strong support for medical marijuana and majority support for recreational legalization. The reasons for the measure’s failure include: Holding the election on an odd-year where voter turnout, especially among [...]
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The Surging Support for Marijuana Legalization in the U.S. 1969 – 2015

The Surging Support For Marijuana Legalization In The U.S. From 1969 To 2015 (By Age)

A growing majority of Americans now support marijuana legalization according to Gallup’s latest poll on marijuana attitudes. Overall, nearly six in ten (58%) favor legalization compared to just 33% in 2001 and 12% in 1969. Support is highest among young adults, with 71% of 18 to 34 year olds supporting legalization, compared to just 35% […]
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CannaClip - 7 Critical Factors Investors Must Consider

7 Critical Factors Marijuana Industry Investors Must Consider

“The cannabis industry is a multi-billion-dollar industry that is growing leaps and bounds with every state that comes online.” Giadha Aguirre de Carcer CEO, New Frontier
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Unintentional Overdoses Involving Selected Drugs in Ohio, 2002-2013

Unintentional Drug Overdoses In Ohio From 2002 To 2013

  Ohio’s marijuana legalization debate is taking place amid an explosion of opioid abuse in the state. Since 2002, overdoses from all opioids have increased 347%, from 344 deaths to 1,539 deaths in 2013. Heroin overdoses alone have increased over 800% in the same period. If legalized this November, marijuana may offer an alternative approach […]
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Most Potent Strains Submitted to 2014 High Times Cannabis Cups

Most Potent Marijuana Strains In High Times 2014 Cannabis Cups

According to High Times and its “Analysis Strongest Strains on Earth” Report, 10 of the most potent strains submitted to the five Cannabis Cups held in 2014, ranged from 22% to 28%. Nineteen of the 20 strains contained potencies over 20%. Marijuana potency has increased dramatically over the past 40 years. In 1975, the average THC […]
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Total Arrests for Drug Possession (1995 - 2014)

Total Arrests For Drug Possession From 1995 To 2014

  Over the past 20 years, the number of arrests for drug possession has increased 17% from 1.1 million in 1995 to 1.3 million in 2014. Marijuana possession remains the biggest contributor, accounting for nearly half of all arrests in 2014. Even though they only account for 6% of all arrests, the number of arrests […]
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Support for Legalization of Personal Use of Marijuana in Ohio

Support For Marijuana Legalization In Ohio For Personal Use

  With Ohio poised to vote on marijuana legalization on November 3, 2015, the outcome of the election will hinge on the votes of young liberals, according to a Quinnipiac University poll. Notably, Democrats are more than twice as likely to support legalization than Republicans, highlight the imperative of a large Democrat turnout for the […]
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Nevada Medical Marijuana Dispensary Application Approvals by County

Nevada Medical Marijuana Dispensary Application Approvals By County In 2015

  According to the Nevada Division of Public and Behavioral Health, of the 199 medical marijuana dispensary applications submitted, only 55 (28%) were approved. Two jurisdictions within Clark County – Las Vegas and unincorporated Clark County – between them issued 30 licenses of 55% of the total. The high concentration of dispensaries in Las Vegas […]
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DC Medical Marijuana Patient Growth (May 21, 2014 – July 27, 2015)

Medical Marijuana Patient Growth In Washington, DC From 2014 To 2015

  The number of patients participating in Washington, D.C.’s medical marijuana program has grown more than ten-fold between May 2014 and July 2015, from 362 to 3,948. This represents 0.6% of the city’s population. Men have registered at twice the rate of women, with men now accounting for two-thirds (68%) of the city’s patients.
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