Aug 08

Study Finds Cannabis Dispensaries Reduce Opioid Deaths by 21%

In a study published this week in the journal Economic Inquiry, researchers found that the legalization of adult-use cannabis reduced opioid overdose deaths by 21%. Researchers found that 'recreational marijuana access significantly decreases opioid mortality.' The study, carried out by economists at the University of Massachusetts and Colorado State University,... read more →
Aug 07
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Listen Now > UCBA Executive Director Ruben Honig Speaks Out About the Danger of Illegal Pot Shops with Kris Ankarlo KFI News
Aug 03
Aug 01

Let’s be blunt: Cannabis consumers need protection

California boasts the strongest “lemon laws” in the country. Another law helps Californians make decisions about avoiding chemicals that could cause cancer or birth defects. A third law requires manufacturers of cleaning products to disclose ingredients. Now the California Legislature should get serious about protecting cannabis consumers from potentially serious public... read more →
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Jul 24

The Cannabis Black Market Epidemic

When the new marijuana shop opened up just down the street from his own marijuana shop, Greg Meguerian, owner of The Reefinery in Los Angeles, kept an eye on it. When that shop stayed open past the legal closing time of 10 p.m. and sold customers over a quarter-pound of... read more →