State Archives - Marijuana and Health

State approves Boston's first medical marijuana dispensary State health officials on Friday approved a highly coveted license for Boston's first medical marijuana dispensary, selecting Patriot Care Corp. to operate a facility near Downtown Crossing. The company, which was already provisionally approved to open … Read more on Boston Globe Florida's Amendment 2 Fails, Dashing Hopes […]
State tracking spike in minors exposed to e-cigarettes, marijuana Since recreational marijuana was legalized in Washington state, Dr. Garrard says the Poison Center is receiving more calls of kids eating marijuana edibles or inhaling pot this year compared to 2013. Doctors expect those numbers to go rise as more … Read more on (subscription) […]
A new law makes it legal to possess and smoke marijuana in Washington state, but pot possession is still a federal crime. For more CNN videos on YouTube, che… Video Rating: 4 / 5
States with medical marijuana have 25 percent fewer prescription overdose deaths The rate of overdose deaths rose in all states over the study period. California, Oregon and Washington were the only three states with medical marijuana laws in place before 1999, while ten more joined by 2010. While the results seem to suggest that … […]