S.O.S. Drug Policy Newsletter & Legislative Updates

Closing the Hemp Loophole

A team of public health scientists from the University of Southern California in Los Angeles outlined the loophole issues in an alert entitled, Closing the Loophole on Hemp-Derived Cannabis Products - A Public Health Priority, that was published in the JAMA Network.
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State Ballot Measures a Mixed Bag

State ballot measures a mixed bag in five state marijuana votes. Voters in 3 states rejected marijuana legalization and the false promises and hype of that industry. We commend the citizens of North Dakota, South Dakota, and Arkansas who made the sensible choice
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Impaired Standard May Miss Workers

The NJ Cannabis Regulatory Commission workplace training requirements are unreasonable placing a burden on employers and the elevated threshold may miss less impaired workers making employers and their workers at great risk.
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International Overdose Awareness Day

Annually, August 31 is known as International Overdose Awareness Day, a day that we pause to remember those who have died from an overdose and with their loved ones to share in the grief of their loss.
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