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Mass. school superintendents oppose marijuana legalization – The Boston Globe

Comments Print The Massachusetts Association of School Superintendents, saying it is worried legalizing marijuana for adults will make it easier for kids to gain access to the drug, Wednesday came out against a likely ballot question to make marijuana legal for recreational use. “As superintendents, our primary focus is on helping each and every student […]

Could marijuana help treat painkiller and heroin addiction? – San Jose Mercury News

By MICHAEL CASEY Associated Press CONCORD, N.H. — The growing number of patients who claim marijuana helped them drop their painkiller habit has intrigued lawmakers and emboldened advocates, who are pushing for cannabis as a treatment for the abuse of opioids and illegal narcotics like heroin, as well as an alternative to painkillers. It’s a […]

Synthetic Cannabinoids versus Natural Marijuana: A Comparison of Expectations – Science Daily

An article entitled “Comparison of Outcome Expectancies for Synthetic Cannabinoids and Botanical Marijuana,” from The American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse, studied the expected outcomes of both synthetic and natural marijuana. 186 adults who had previously used both synthetic and natural marijuana, as well as 181 who had previously used only botanical marijuana, were […]

AK-47 and 62 pot plants seized in Lehigh Valley drug bust – lehighvalleylive.com

A 39-year-old Bangor man faces drug charges after a marijuana-growing operation was found in a borough building, police said. Mark Anthony Becht, 39, of Bangor, faces drug charges after police say they found his marijuana grow operation in a borough building. (Courtesy photo | For lehighvalleylive.com)  A vehicle crashed just before 4:30 p.m. Tuesday into 14-18.5 Market […]

Scottsdale may tighten medical-marijuana rules – azcentral.com

Several medical-marijuana dispensaries have been granted permits to move into Scottsdale over the last year, prompting city leaders to consider stricter rules for where they can operate.(Photo: Parker Leavitt/The Republic) Story Highlights The Scottsdale City Council approved permits for three new dispensaries near Scottsdale Airport in the past 10 months Scottsdale restricts new dispensaries to […]

Portage sets May 10 hearing on medical marijuana issue – MLive.com

MLive.com Portage sets May 10 hearing on medical marijuana issueMLive.comIt will also halt any new medical-marijuana businesses, examine what other cities are doing, hear arguments for changes and look at what the Michigan Medical Marijuana Act will allow. In particular, the study would look at what might be done about …Study: Opioid Abuse Rates Lower In […]