Colorado Senator Hickenlooper filed a bill this week that includes alcohol-like regulations. This follows an announcement in July that backing the FDA is backing the first new cannabis monograph since 1851.
More evidence this week that attitudes toward cannabis are changing, a study out this week showed that marijuana use is at a record high among middle-aged Americans. As Ohio moves towards legalization, California stumbles in implementing its 2016 ballot proposition, leaving medicinal users out in the cold. Growers adopt a more scientific approach to harvesting.
A Colorado Senator files a bill for federal regulation https://www.marijuanamoment.net/senator-files-bill-to-prepare-for-federal-marijuana-legalization-with-alcohol-like-regulations/
FDA, USP advance a national regulation of cannabis https://www.pharmacytimes.com/view/fda-usp-advance-standardization-regulation-of-cannabis-nationally
Marijuana use among middle-aged Americans at record highs https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2023/08/18/marijuana-hallucinogen-binge-drinking-vaping-study/70615245007/
Study details found here https://monitoringthefuture.org/wp-content/uploads/2023/07/mtfpanel2023.pdf
Legalization heads for a fall ballot in Ohio https://apnews.com/article/marijuana-legalization-ohio-ballot-election-2023-33190433ac9cdf08b7a56b2e4aa4bc20
Patients are left in the cold after California legalization https://calmatters.org/politics/2023/08/medical-marijuana-california/
Growers move towards a more scientific approach https://mjbizdaily.com/cues-historical-data-and-testing-help-time-cannabis-harvest/