The Rocky Mountain HIDTA just released an update to the Volume 5 of the paper, “The Legalization of Marijuana in Colorado: The Impact”. This updated supplemental report offers new information and data associated to the following topic areas: Traffic Fatalities and Impaired Driving Marijuana Use Rates (by age groups) Public Health[Read More…]
Revised / Updated: August 7, 2018 The Oregon – Idaho HIDTA has just released its first edition of an assessment of marijuana in Oregon entitled, “An Initial Assessment of Cannabis Production, Distribution, and Consumption in Oregon 2018 – An Insight Report”. The report analyzes marijuana production, distribution and consumption in Oregon[Read More…]
Many people growing marijuana use pesticides to protect their crops from harmful insects and other pests, as well as fertilizers and other chemicals, thereby increasing their crop yields.
Our colleagues at the Rocky Mountain HIDTA have published a new report detailing the effects on Colorado of marijuana’s legalization. This report covers significant topics such as impaired driving, changing use rates, and the diversion of marijuana outside the state.
Our colleagues at the Northwest HIDTA have published a new report on the legalization of marijuana in Washington. The report discusses the state’s regulatory system, as well as detailing effects on the state, including environmental harm, impaired driving, and diversion of marijuana. Follow this link to read the full report.
The term “seed to sale” is often thrown around when discussing tracking marijuana products, but many people are unsure what it means or entails. The NMI’s Deputy Coordinator Dale Quigley has written a brief paper explaining the term and the process involved. The paper also includes a description of different types of tracing[Read More…]
Andrew Zorn was a young man who experienced a downward progression in his mental health largely due to heavy marijuana use. His mother, Sally Schindel, now runs an organization of women whose children have been negatively affected by marijuana use. Their goal is to “make the public aware of marijuana harms by[Read More…]
Topics discussed in the report include increased youth use, rises in homeless populations, increased crime rates, and impacts on businesses
One of the most recent trends in the world of marijuana is the use of THC concentrates, usually via a method called dabbing. This entails heating a small amount of concentrate, often on the tip of a nail, and inhaling the resulting vapor.
A new study from the University of Edinburgh has provided early evidence that “Heavy cannabis use is associated with low bone mineral density, low BMI, high bone turnover, and an increased risk of fracture. Heavy cannabis use negatively impacts bone health both directly and indirectly through an effect on BMI.”[Read More…]