County commission candidates weigh in on cannabis

County commission candidates weigh in on cannabis

A–A+ Nearly four years after Measure 91 legalized recreational marijuana in Oregon, the issue remains divisive in Deschutes County, with marijuana growers and rural residents feeling at times like their views haven’t been reflected in the county’s rules and regulations for cannabis. These divides have crept into …

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Editorial: Go slow on legal cannabis

THE ISSUE: The state is gathering information as it weighs the legalization of recreational marijuana. THE STAKES: Work needs to be done to ensure legalization is done responsibly. New York’s path toward the legalization of recreational marijuana is the right one to take. That was made clearer by a hearing …

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Cannabis Use Linked to ‘Noisy’ Brain

Cannabis Use Linked to 'Noisy' Brain

New research shows that cannabis users experience increased cortical activation during the brain’s resting state. The resulting “noisy brain” could impair brain activity and disrupt cognitive processes, according Dr. Shikha Prashad, the study’s lead author and a research scientist at the Center for BrainHealth at The University of Texas at …

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