Backers of Marijuana in Alaska Want 2014 Vote

Wednesday, 17, April , 2013 by

Alaska voters may get the chance next year to make their state the third in the country to approve the recreational use of marijuana by adults 21 and older. Backers of the move on Tuesday took the first step toward getting the measure on the August 2014 primary ballot. Three prime sponsors of the effort [...]

As more states embrace legalized marijuana, the drug’s growing medicinal use has highlighted a disturbing fact for doctors: scant research exists to support marijuana’s health benefits. Smoked, eaten or brewed as a tea, marijuana has been used as a medication for centuries, including in the U.S., where Eli Lilly & Co. (LLY) sold it until [...]

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