Opinion: Marijuana Potency Warrants Greater Education and Regulation – Inside Sources

Those offering dire warnings about the alleged dangers of so-called “highly potent pot” — and demanding that these products be recriminalized — are taking their cues from an age-old playbook. From the onset of criminal cannabis prohibition, criminalization advocates have sought to rationalize their position by greatly exaggerating the supposed strength of marijuana. In the 1930s, while lobbying for

Drug abuse

Legalization brings legitimacy to needle exchange programs in Arizona

Photo: Jaclyn Brown, volunteer coordinator at Shot in the Dark, visits the nonprofit’s storage facility. One of the greatest challenges clean-needle exchanges face, she says, is the misconception that they enable drug use. (Photo by Gianluca D’Elia/Cronkite News) For about a year, Jaclyn Brown has been training volunteers for a needle exchange program that works


How legalization has increased innovation in the cannabis industry

A whole new world of possibilities for entrepreneurs and innovators has opened up with the legalization of cannabis. People are now able to grow, manufacture as well as distribute products that have a higher potency and that are healthier than they have ever been before. There are so many different types of cannabis available, so


Innovations within the cannabis industry in 2021

Marijuana is slowly but steadily gaining traction across the world due to legalization for both recreational and medicinal use. Far ahead is the legalization for medicinal use shown through its positive effects on cancer, Alzheimer’s, epilepsy, multiple sclerosis and many other ailments. Many people’s perspective of marijuana is changing and with continued legalization, more and

Legal Beat

Arizona on path to approve Prop 207 to legalize marijuana, clear criminal records

Arizona voters appeared poised to approve the legalization of recreational marijuana, with the Associated Press declaring the measure had passed Tuesday night. The measure also would allow certain marijuana offenders to seek to have their criminal records expunged. Proposition 207 would give adults 21 and older the right to possess an ounce of marijuana, although


Proposition 207 would legalize recreational marijuana for those 21 or older

With the election just days away, Cronkite News is taking a closer look at some of the measures on the Nov. 3 ballot. Four years after Arizona voters rejected legalizing recreational marijuana, the issue is back, appearing on November’s ballot as Proposition 207. Eleven states have legalized recreational marijuana. Arizona joins three others – Montana,

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