State Health Agency Has No Evidence That Marijuana Killed Anyone

After five years of legal medical-marijuana in Arizona, health department officials say this week they have no evidence that marijuana has been the cause of any death in the state.

ARIZONA:  After five years of legal medical-marijuana in Arizona, health department officials say this week they have no evidence that marijuana has been the cause of any death in the state. Nor can the same officials present to the public any supporting evidence behind a 2013 study that claims the deaths of 62 kids were Read the full article…

Testing Of Colorado Marijuana For Contaminants To Begin This Year

Sometime in the coming months, recreational marijuana producers must begin testing for bacteria, fungus, heavy metals and solvents before their products reach store shelves.

COLORADO:  Months after ordering tests to determine the potency of Colorado-grown pot, state regulators are zeroing in on another concern: How sick one can get from a bad batch? Sometime in the coming months, recreational marijuana producers must begin testing for bacteria, fungus, heavy metals and solvents before their products reach store shelves. Four labs Read the full article…

Federal Drug Agency Denies Marijuana Is Less Toxic Than Alcohol

Massachusetts cracks down on caregivers providing to more than one medical marijuana patient at a time.

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA: The National Institute on Drug Abuse released an eyebrow-raising statement to PolitiFact on Monday, denying that marijuana is less toxic than alcohol.