This week a look back at 2023 cannabis market and predictions for 2024. Scientists develop new testing methods ahead of federal standards for legal driving limits. The AMA says safe drug consumption sites save lives. Frequent use of cannabis could increase the risk of developing asthma. And 12 Democrats, including Senate Majority Leader Schumer, apply pressure to the DEA’s decision on moving marijuana from Schedule I to Schedule III of the Controlled Substances Act.
Expectations for the cannabis industry in 2024: https://www.reuters.com/legal/litigation/with-2023-rearview-mirror-what-should-cannabis-industry-expect-2024-2024-01-09/
New more accurate testing: https://www.marijuanamoment.net/scientists-develop-new-method-to-test-for-recent-marijuana-use-with-96-accuracy-in-federally-funded-driving-simulation-study/
AMA takes a stand on safe drug consumption: https://www.marijuanamoment.net/american-medical-association-says-safe-drug-consumption-sites-save-lives-by-reducing-risky-behaviors-and-overdose-deaths/
Frequent cannabis use may increase risk of asthma: https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/cannabis-use-may-increase-asthma-risk
12 Democrats urge the DEA to ease federal restrictions: https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/congress/democrats-urge-biden-administration-deschedule-marijuana-rcna136241