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Top NJ Lawmaker’s Spurious Reasons to Keep Cannabis Home Grow Illegal

In New Jersey, where adult-use cannabis is legal, home grow remains criminalized, with penalties of up to five years in…

January 28, 2022

Are We Seeing Early Signs of Common Ground in US Tobacco Control?

On January 27, a group of tobacco control experts published a letter in the American Journal of Public Health (AJPH),…

January 28, 2022

Can CBD Help Reduce Cravings for People With Opioid Use Disorder?

The FDA has approved a Phase 2 clinical trial for a cannabidiol (CDB) pill for opioid use disorder (OUD) patients…

January 27, 2022

How I Quit Heroin and Why That Hasn’t Fixed My Life

There exists a common misconception that if a person uses illicit drugs, all of their problems stem from their drug…

January 27, 2022

BC Has a Safe Supply of Smokable Heroin and No One Can Use It Yet

For most of the nearly six years British Columbia's overdose crisis has been declared a public health emergency, the consumption…

January 26, 2022

Insurers Illegally Denying Mental Health, Substance Use Disorder Benefits

The US Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services and the Treasury released a report on January 25 that suggests…

January 25, 2022

English Councils Improve Smoking Cessation Work Despite Funding Cuts

A survey published by Action on Smoking and Health (ASH) and Cancer Research UK on January 24 revealed how local…

January 25, 2022

NY Doctors Can Now Recommend Medical Marijuana for Any Condition

As New York prepares the launch of its adult-use marijuana market, the state Office of Cannabis Management (OCM) announced a…

January 25, 2022

Winnipeg Offers Winter Fire Barrels, Not Homes, to Unhoused People

The city of Winnipeg, Manitoba is giving free steel fire barrels to unhoused residents living outdoors. Officials say it’s to…

January 25, 2022

Manhattan DA Alvin Bragg Rapidly Backpedals on Radical Reforms

Alvin Bragg, a former state and federal prosecutor, won the competitive 2021 Manhattan district attorney race by running as something…

January 24, 2022