Tag Archives: Marijuana

Does marijuana fuel violence? Washington's murder rate spiked after the drug was legalized

Does marijuana make people violent? Washington state’s murder and assault rate surged 40% after drug was legalized – and experts insist that’s not a coincidence Washington’s murder and aggravated-assault rates surged 40% in 2013-2017   The state became the first to legalize marijuana recreationally in 2012, the drug became available to the public in 2014  A… Read More »

DEA reclassifies plant-derived marijuana medicine – Staunton News Leader

Monique Calello Staunton News Leader Published 11:59 AM EST Nov 26, 2018 RICHMOND – According to a release issued by the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws, Epidiolex, a prescription medicine containing a standardized formulation of plant-derived cannabidiol (CBD), has been reclassified by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration to Schedule V — the lowest restriction classification… Read More »