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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.

March 23: Marijuana laws, policy compared, considered
March 16, 2015

By Jeffrey Dennison, WSU Tri-Cities

LovrichRICHLAND, Wash. – A comparison of Washington and Colorado public policy following marijuana legalization and the impact on the rest of the country will be discussed at 5 p.m. Monday, March 23, in the Washington State University Tri-Cities East Auditorium, 2710 Crimson Way, Richland.

Oct. 2: Professor to deliver cannabis lecture at WSU Tri-Cities
September 25, 2014

By Madison Rosenbaum, WSU Tri-Cities communications intern

Craft-80RICHLAND, Wash. – A free, public, research presentation on the effects of cannabis use among men and women will be discussed at 5 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 2, in the East Building Auditorium at Washington State University Tri-Cities, 2710 Crimson Way, Richland.

Females more sensitive to cannabis; males get munchies
September 3, 2014

By Becky Phillips, University Communications

Craft-80PULLMAN, Wash. – Smoking today’s concentrated pot might be risky business for women, according to new research from Washington State University. The study is the first to demonstrate sex differences in the development of tolerance to THC.