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By Kate Sheridan, STAT
An analysis of more than five years of Medicare Part D and Medicaid prescription data found that after states legalized weed, the number of opioid prescriptions and the daily dose of opioids went way down.
By Sadie Gurman, Associated Press
Federal law enforcement lacks the resources to take on "routine cases," Attorney General Jeff Sessions said Saturday.
By Megan Thielking, STAT
A neurobiologist at Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York thinks cannabidiol -- one of the two main compounds plucked from the marijuana plant -- might hold the potential to curb cravings for heroin and other opioids.
By PBS NewsHour
On this edition for Sunday, Jan 7, fallout from the Michael Wolff’s controversial book on the Trump presidency, and campuses address racial inequality. Also, the marijuana industry braces for new federal guidelines. Hari Sreenivasan anchors from New York.
California this week joined a growing list of states and the District of Columbia where it is now legal to sell marijuana. But on Thursday Attorney General Jeff Sessions rescinded an Obama-era policy that discouraged federal prosecutors from bringing charges…
A massive storm system pounded Eastern states with snow and strong winds on Thursday. Also: the Justice Department has rescinded an Obama-era policy on marijuana, which could mean more aggressive enforcement of a federal law banning all marijuana sales.
By Brian Melley, Associated Press
The first of about six dozen shops licensed by the state will open Monday.
By Michael R. Blood, Associated Press
California's legal pot market opens for business on Jan. 1. The day will be a milestone, but what exactly will happen then and, especially, in the weeks and months to come is unclear.
By Michael Rios
The study, called Monitoring the Future, was released Thursday by the National Institute on Drug Abuse and the University of Michigan. It surveyed more than 43,000 eighth, 10th and 12th graders across the country in early 2017 about their…
By Lolita C. Baldor, Associated Press
As more states lessen or eliminate marijuana penalties, the Army is granting hundreds of waivers to enlist people who used the drug in their youth — as long as they realize they can’t do so again in the military.
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