New report summarizes what we know about marijuana and health

  Since the legalization of marijuana in Washington, there has been renewed interest in the scientific evidence related to marijuana and health. Now, thanks to the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (a.k.a. The Academies), a new report details what is known and what isn’t. Importantly, the Academies’ report rates how strong the evidence […]

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Pesticides and Pot: What Marijuana Users Should Know

By Jeff Duchin, MD, Health Officer for Public Health – Seattle & King County The passage of I-502 in 2012 means that marijuana is now a legal crop in Washington State. Growers of most of the fruit and vegetables we eat routinely use pesticides and other chemicals to reduce or eliminate crop destruction. Because marijuana […]

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