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Law School Podcast: Cannabis and the Law

In the 14th episode of Northwestern Pritzker School of Law’s Planet Lex podcast series, host Dean Daniel Rodriguez talks to Charlie Bachtell, CEO of Cresco Labs, and Northwestern Law alumna Dina Rollman, chief counsel at Green Thumb Industries (GTI), about the complexities of the marijuana industry, including how Illinois has set a precedent for regulatory programs, the banking challenges facing cultivators and the battle for more research within the United States.

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Alcohol Use Affects Levels of Cholesterol Regulator through Epigenetics

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In an analysis of the epigenomes of people and mice, researchers at Johns Hopkins Medicine and the National Institutes of Health report that drinking alcohol may induce changes to a cholesterol-regulating gene.

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Deprescribing Gets Support From Canada's Seniors, Survey Shows

A majority of Canadians over 65 think "deprescribing" should be a national government priority .

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Medical Students Not Trained to Prescribe Medical Marijuana

More than half of the states in the U.S. now allow some type of legal marijuana use, primarily medical marijuana. But, in a survey of medical residents and deans at the nation's medical schools, researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have found that the majority of schools are not teaching their students about medical marijuana, and the majority of students don't feel prepared to discuss the subject with patients.

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The Government of Canada Invests in Lifesaving Opioids Research

7.5M grant will fund research into preventing opioid overdoses and treating opioid dependency.

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Unintentional Drug Use Continues Among Molly Users in EDM Party Scene

Use of MDMA or “Molly” is common in the electronic dance music scene, but research is showing that many Molly users are using other drugs unknowingly.







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