Canadian Crime Stoppers President Fired After Being Accused of Growing Marijuana — TIME

A Crime Stoppers organization in Ontario, Canada fired its president after he was accused of being involved in an illegal marijuana growing operation. Jon-Paul Fuller was removed from his post as president of the Windsor & Essex County Crime Stoppers on Thursday after he was arrested and charged with production of marijuana and possession of…

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In states where medical marijuana is legal, prescriptions for drugs for conditions where pot could serve as an alternative have dropped significantly, according to a recent report published in the journal Health Affairs One of the most stunning drops in the report was in prescriptions of painkillers, which are currently in the spotlight due to…

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Teen Marijuana Use Dips in Colorado After Legalization — TIME

Marijuana use amongst Colorado teenagers has declined slightly since the state legalized recreational pot use among adults, according to a recent study. A poll by the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment showed that the percentage of high school students in Colorado who using pot was smaller than the national average, according to Scientific…

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