Cannabis Consumption May Lower Blood Pressure in Older Adults

Cannabis Consumption May Lower Blood Pressure in Older Adults

Researchers in Isreal have discovered a connection between medical cannabis, blood pressure, and older adults. Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) and its affiliated Soroka University Medical Center studied the effect of marijuana on adults 60 and older who have hypertension, according to EurekAlert on Feb. 8, 2021. Their study was published in the European […]

Nearly 500,000 Non-Felony Cannabis Arrest Records Expunged in Illinois

Nearly 500,000 Non-Felony Cannabis Arrest Records Expunged in Illinois

As required by Illinois legislation that went into effect in 2019, the state’s governor issued pardons on low-level convictions and nearly 500,000 non-felony arrest records for cannabis-related crimes on Dec. 31, 2020. The Cannabis Regulation and Tax Act ordered at least 47,000 marijuana-related arrest records from 2013-2019 be expunged by Jan. 1, 2021. Additionally, the […]