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Recreational marijuana is on the ballot in five states in November. What do we know about pot’s effects on the brain?
State health departments are beginning to require physicians to complete continuing medical education courses to learn how and when this therapy might work for patients.
A Health Affairs study determines that Part D spending went down slightly on prescription drugs for which medical marijuana is viewed as a possible alternative.
Health experts remain divided on legalizing marijuana for recreational use.
A survey of officials at life insurance companies finds that many factor in marijuana use when considering coverage, but they are often concerned about the frequency of use.
As more states make medical and recreational marijuana use legal, they increasingly are grappling with what constitutes DUID, or driving under the influence of drugs, and how to detect and prosecute it. And they’re finding it is more difficult than identifying and convicting drunken drivers.