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April 14: Research panel discusses marijuana legalization
April 5, 2017

By Lorraine Nelson, WSU Spokane

cannabis leavesSPOKANE, Wash. – A panel discussion about the effects of legalized marijuana in Washington, Oregon and Colorado will be part of the annual Washington State University Spokane Inland Northwest Research Symposium on Friday, April 14.

Research examines effect of pot legalization on policing
September 27, 2016

By Eric Sorensen, WSU science writer

PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University researchers are undertaking a $1 million, three-year study of how the state’s legalization of marijuana has affected law enforcement and crime. The study will look at state, county and tribal police jurisdictions, as well as policing in neighboring states.

Oct. 22: Q&A about state’s legalization of marijuana
October 20, 2015

Rick-Garza-80PULLMAN, Wash. – Issues around the initiative that allows recreational use of marijuana in Washington will be discussed by the director of the state liquor control board at noon Thursday, Oct. 22, in Bryan Hall 308. Pizza and pop will be provided.

Medical marijuana: Hunter-gatherer users have fewer worms
June 1, 2015

By Eric Sorensen, WSU science writer

Hagen-EdVANCOUVER, Wash. – Washington State University researchers have found that the more hunter-gatherers smoke cannabis, the less they are infected by intestinal worms. The link suggests that they may unconsciously be, in effect, smoking medical marijuana.