The Dangers of Second Hand Marijuana Smoke Are Unscientific Lies

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A 2016 study claiming second hand marijuana smoke is more dangerous than second hand tobacco smoke has highly problematic methods & conclusions.   The claims of a scientific study which indicates that second hand marijuana smoke poses an imminent health risk strengthens the fear-based narratives being used to restrict or heavily regulate cannabis use, but there […]

National Academy of Sciences Makes Funding Push That Threatens Legal Cannabis

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What initially might appear to be a rational call by scientists to further study the medical benefits of cannabis could actually be a disaster for legalization/decriminalization and a boon for scientists.   While most cannabis advocates might automatically respond positively to this news, especially due to the way it is being reported elsewhere, there are some […]

From Policy Maker to Corporate Profits: Colorado’s Regulation Leaders Go Private

Some of Colorado’s most powerful cannabis regulators are leaving to start a private consulting firm, which brings up some big ethical questions.   Let’s say that I was in charge of laws regarding cotton candy. For years I helped decide the allowable types of cotton candy, it’s production, sales and consumption – as well as […]