Monthly Archives: October 2016


Report from SAM on Legalization

Project SAM has published a new report providing an overview of the major impacts of increased marijuana use that Colorado and the state of Washington have seen four years after legalizing its recreational use.  Topics discussed in the report include increased youth use,…

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Heavy Marijuana Use Reduces Bone Density, Increases Risk of Fractures

A new study from the University of Edinburgh has provided early evidence that “Heavy cannabis use is associated with low bone mineral density, low BMI, high bone turnover, and an increased risk of fracture. Heavy cannabis use negatively impacts bone…

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Houston HIDTA: Assessment of Marijuana Legalization

The Houston HIDTA published a new report assessing the potential impacts of marijuana legalization on the state.  The report explains why the Houston HIDTA does not support the expansion of access to marijuana, detailing reasons such as increased incidents of drugged driving…

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San Diego HIDTA: California Impact Report

Our colleagues at the San Diego Imperial HIDTA have published a new report on the impacts of marijuana in the state of California.  All four California HIDTA offices contributed to the report, which has excellent information regarding the current impacts of marijuana,…

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