Tag: Seattle

Colorado’s Growing Black Market for Marijuana

The investigative team analyzes state and federal data to explore whether the black market for marijuana is growing in Colorado. And Insight explores the state’s unique link to Florida when it comes to illegal marijuana. Also, who is being arrested at the grow sites? It might not be who you would expect!

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New Study Links Marijuana Use to Opioid Abuse

A study recently published in the American Journal of Psychiatry has shown a positive association between marijuana use and a greater risk of abusing opioids.  The study examined data from two time periods of the National Epidemiological Survey on Alcohol and Related Conditions, and looked at the responses of more than 34,000[Read More…]

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The Environmental Impacts of Marijuana

What are the environmental impacts and hazards of marijuana grown in our national forests or public lands? Is there a threat we need to be concerned about? To help answer those questions and more, the National Marijuana Initiative has just released an educational video entitled, “Can’t See the Forest for[Read More…]

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Environmental Impacts Expert

Our colleague, Dr. Mourad Gabriel, is the subject of a recent feature article by bioGraphic, a part of the California Academy of Sciences.  Dr. Gabriel is the executive director of the non-profit Integral Ecology Research Center (IERC), and is affiliated with the Wildlife Health Center at the University of California, Davis.  He has[Read More…]

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An Initial Assessment of Cannabis in Oregon

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…]

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