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Study: Legal Medical Marijuana Doesn’t Encourage Kids to Smoke More Pot

Despite warnings from opponents of medical marijuana, legalizing the drug for medical purposes does not encourage teens to smoke more pot, according to new research that compared rates of marijuana use in Massachusetts and Rhode Island after the latter state changed its laws. Rhode Island legalized...

Rhode Island Medical Marijuana: No Dispensaries For You!

Another governor caves to federal pressure. Indeed, unwelcome news out of Rhode Island as Governor Lincoln Chafee chose to stop the creating of a system of medical marijuana dispensaries in his state. Rhode island has had a medical marijuana program in place since 2007, which allows registered patients to...