Study: Adult Use Marijuana Laws Associated With Reduced Criminal Activity

Adult Use Marijuana Laws Associated With Reduced Criminal Activity

ITALY: The enactment of adult use marijuana regulatory laws is associated with reduced levels of property crimes and violent criminal activity, according to data published in the Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization. Investigators from Italy’s University of Bologna evaluated the association between the enactment of adult use regulations and county level crime rates in jurisdictions in close proximity Read the full article…

Italian Army Growing Medical Marijuana

Some might say the Italian army has gone to pot ever since the military started a cannabis farm.

ITALY:  Some might say the Italian army has gone to pot. In an effort to reduce the cost of medical marijuana for citizens who suffer from chronic pain and other conditions, the Italian military has started a cannabis farm. The plants are being grown in a secure room in a military-run pharmaceutical plant in Florence, the Read the full article…

To Grow Cheap Marijuana, Italy Calls In The Army

Pot grown at the state-licensed operation can’t be certified as organic because the U.S. Department of Agriculture doesn’t recognize marijuana as a legal crop.

ITALY:  Italy legalized marijuana for medical use last year, but the high cost of buying legal pot in a pharmacy meant few people signed up. Now, the government has found a solution: get the army to grow it. Starting next year, a high-security lab in a military compound in Florence will grow cannabis for Italy’s Read the full article…