In the 1990s, the average THC content in marijuana flower was less than 4%. It is now about 15% — and we’re talking about products with a potency of up to 80 or 90% THC.
The Vermont Cannabis Control Board should limit THC concentration in legal marijuana products to 15%, a Nov. 17 Vermont Medical Society resolution urges.
About 44% of college students said they used marijuana in 2020, an increase from 38% in 2015. More, “daily” or “near daily” marijuana use among college students increased from 5% to 8% over the last five years.
Adults under the age of 45 who consumed cannabis over the past 30 days experienced almost double the number of heart attacks than those who didn’t use the drug, according to the study published Tuesday in the Canadian Medical Association Journal (CMAJ).
Police Chief Thomas Hanley reported that the first step involved will be creating a Middlebury Cannabis Control Commission. Hanley noted that the commission will be composed of the Selectboard primarily as a means to license cannabis retail operations in town.
Lawmakers who pushed for a tax-and-regulate marijuana market in Vermont met last week with the state’s Cannabis Control Board to hear about next steps and reiterate their intent to show favoritism to minorities.
By a 9-2 vote, lawmakers in the House Committee on Government Operations on Thursday approved a marijuana commercialization bill that uses race to prioritize grants and loan access, positions on boards, and more.
So much for Martin Luther King. Allocating money based on skin color is racism. Rewarding loans to newly-arrived blacks to sell drugs as “reparation” for the drug war is a whole new reefer madness.
On the Town Meeting Day ballot, Waterbury and Duxbury voters will decide whether or not to allow the sale and production of cannabis within their towns. The law requires individual towns and cities to “opt-in” by a public vote to determine if they want to allow retail sales and production.
We were told that legalizing pot would be fine in regard to youth use because the law says you have to be 21 to purchase the pot. The law says the same thing about cigarettes and vaping products. What’s the difference? Either such laws work, or they don’t.
On Town Meeting Day this March, Winooski voters have an important question to answer: should Winooski allow cannabis retailers in the city?
Physicians, Families and Friends Education Fund, a physician led association of concerned members of the public, is urging the public to go slow when considering whether to vote in favor of marijuana sales in local communities.