Justice Dept. to increase enforcement of marijuana laws


President Trump does not oppose medical marijuana, Spicer said, but “that’s very different than recreational use, which is something the Department of Justice will be further looking into.” 


Via The Washington Post

A recent study from Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health involving data from 18 states found that those with medical marijuana laws experienced a reduction in opioid involvement in fatal car accidents, as The Post reported. Researchers said the conclusion was straightforward: “In states with medical marijuana laws, fewer individuals are using opioids.”

Ethan Nadelmann, director of the Drug Policy Alliance, says “Spicer, has it exactly backwards.”

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