According to a comprehensive review by the National Academy of Sciences, Institute of Medicine, “few marijuana users become dependent” upon pot. By contrast, those who drink alcohol are nearly twice as likely to do so problematically.
Some 24 states and Washington D.C. currently allow some type of medical marijuana use, and just a handful of states allow its recreational use. It remains illegal on the federal level. Ohio Gov. John Kasich, who earlier this year dropped out of the U.S. presidential race, signed the bill on Wednesday.
This could be the trade show for any well-established industry — only this is a new kind of business conference with a special Colorado theme: legal weed. The marijuana economy is here and out in the open.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie spent his first day in New Hampshire pitching overhauls to Social Security and federal health care, visiting a pizzeria and courting Republicans during what appeared to be a campaign trip in all but name.
By Rob Hotakainen, McClatchy Washington Bureau (TNS) WASHINGTON — Early signs indicate that marijuana entrepreneurs may have little to worry about as the 2016 presidential campaign takes shape, with some top-rung hopefuls warming to the idea of letting states decide whether to legalize recreational pot. On the Republican side, those potential candidates include former Florida […]