Fewer lung injuries in legal cannabis states, AMA study finds (Newsletter: April 8, 2020)

Fewer lung injuries in legal cannabis states, AMA study finds (Newsletter: April 8, 2020)

NYC marijuana testing ban exceptions; Antiques Roadshow medical kit’s cannabis smoked; Psychedelics reform group takes next step Subscribe to receive Marijuana Moment’s newsletter in your inbox every weekday morning. It’s the best way to make sure you know which cannabis stories are shaping the day. (function() { window.mc4wp = window.mc4wp || { listeners: [], forms: { on: function(evt, cb) { window.mc4wp.listeners.push( { event : evt, callback: cb } ); } } } })(); Email address: Leave this field empty if you’re human: Your support makes Marijuana Moment possible… By starting a $10 per month pledge on Patreon—or about 45 cents per issue of this newsletter—you can help us rely less on ads to cover our expenses, hire more journalists and bring you even more marijuana news. https://www.patreon.com/marijuanamoment / TOP THINGS TO KNOW A new study published by the American Medical Association examining the spate of vaping-related lung injuries last year found that “recreational marijuana states had among the lowest EVALI rates of all states.” Echoing a point made by legal cannabis advocates throughout the crisis, researchers surmised that “in recreational states, people tend to purchase marijuana products at legal dispensaries, which may be less likely to sell the contaminated products that are thought to cause EVALI.” The New York City Commission on Human Rights proposed exemptions to a ban on pre-employment marijuana testing taking effect in May. Workers who will not be protected include those working in or with construction, gas and power lines and heavy machinery, as well as those…

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