Youth Marijuana Use Isn’t Increasing After States Legalize


For good reason, there’s a lot of interest in tracking marijuana use trends in the era of legalization, especially as it concerns youth consumption. Thankfully, there’s been a great deal of research examining these trends—and a meta-analysis published this week in the journal Current Addiction Reports took a holistic look at the…

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‘Budtenders,’ edibles chefs among fastest-growing jobs in the cannabis industry

By: Randy Tucker | Help wanted: budtenders, cannabis chefs, flavor scientists, extraction technicians. Those are just a few of the new job categories opening up in the budding legal cannabis industry in Ohio and more than two dozen other states where the drug is legal for medical or recreational use or both. A quick…

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Competition Heats Up Between Missouri Medical Marijuana Campaigns

Missouri officials announced last week that three separate medical marijuana initiatives officially qualified for the state’s November ballot, and competition between the sponsoring advocacy groups is already heating up. While all three measures seek to establish regulated medical cannabis systems in the state, two are proposed constitutional amendments and the third…

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