A new study confirms that medical marijuana use has doubled in the United States
A new study reveals that medical cannabis use has doubled in the past decade and is largely driven by nationwide legalization, according to reports. Marijuana moment.
In 2013, the National Survey on Drug Use and Health added a medical marijuana question, specifically asking if a doctor has recommended any cannabis use in the past 12 months. The federally funded survey found that during the first year, 1.2% of respondents answered in the affirmative and that number rose to 2.5% by 2020.
The study authors, Greg Rhee, PhD and Robert Rosenheck, MD, determined that over a seven-year period, the number of Americans using medical marijuana increased at an average annual rate of 12.9%.
This study documents the continued nationwide increase in the use of cannabis for a variety of medical purposes between 2013 and 2020. paperposted online on March 12 as a pre-proof of American Journal of Preventive Medicine.
“Living with medical cannabis legalization remained significantly associated with greater odds of medical cannabis use.”
Rick Ross teams up with a high-tolerance new “Collins Ave” breed
Rick Ross He is paying tribute to his Miami roots by announcing his new partnership with cannabis company, High Tolerance, to launch a new cannabis strain, Collins Ave, named after the famous South Beach street, reports say. TMZ.
“High tolerance is the best flower for all those who like to blow that good gas,” said Ross, 47. “This is the best flower in the world… That is why I decided to team up with High Tolerance. They have the best flower in the streets. He shouts to Manny, the eldest.”
For his part, said Mani, co-founder of High Tolerance TMZ that Ross is a “real cannabis connoisseur”.
The partnership sees Ross join an impressive group of musicians and celebrities who have become ambassadors of forgiveness, including A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie, BMF star Lil Meech, Ghostface Killah and the late Drakeo the Ruler.
Those in the know may be somewhat baffled by why the hip-hop star’s partnership with High Tolerance is surprising, given his 2020 collaboration with fellow musician/entrepreneur Berner; Collins Ave was one of the three strains that Ross released with the California cannabis company, along with Pink Rozay, a reference to his involvement in Belaire Rosé and Lemon Pepper, said to be his favorite flavor for Wingstop chicken wings.
The highly anticipated Collins Ave. release is scheduled for June 1.
$20 million in funding helps California farmers
In an effort to help reduce the number of illegal cannabis growing and help farmers restore and preserve their property, the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) has committed more than $20 million in grant funding opportunities as part of its Cannabis Recovery Grant Program (CRGP).
Funding will be distributed to farmers through “non-profit organizations, tribes, government agencies, and other organizations that manage environmental projects for landowners,” Record Spotlight Reports and provision for costs associated with such things as permit requirements, upgrading road crossings and environmental restoration caused by illegal growth.
the organization Announce the program In January, he stated that illegal cannabis farming practices, such as wildlife poaching, illegal water diversions for irrigation, land diversion, use of banned pesticides and more, have negatively impacted California’s environment, fish and wildlife.
According to Amelia Wright, CDFW Cannabis Program Manager, the CDFW wants to help reduce the number of unlicensed increases because, in a regulated market, growers typically work with government regulators to minimize environmental impacts.
“We are excited about our new cannabis grant opportunities and look forward to funding a variety of projects that restore and protect California’s diverse natural resources,” says Wright.