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Month: February 2018

Reefer Radness

Advocacy stories…. TRUCE feels fortunate that at least some of our viewpoints garner a degree of coverage across a wide range of Wasatch Front media, and increasingly in other local media around the state. And that our readership here and on Twitter has also continued to grow. So, if the medicinal cannabis story is being…



UI studies impact of marijuana on driving

TRUCE will never endorse impaired driving for any reason. However understanding the RELATIVE impairment in driving related to alcohol, cannabis and in combination is of great importance in establishing sound policies and laws. Researchers at the Univ. of Iowa’s National Advanced Driving Simulator – the only publicly owned high tech device of its kind –…



Virginia likely to expand medical marijuana

Note to legislators clinging to “go slow” schemes (which aren’t about learning anything new, just opposing medical cannabis in a softer tone while trying to sound reasonable to the citizens who know better): States that start medical cannabis programs are universally finding a) they’re medically effective and b) they don’t cause mass breakouts of reefer…



Rationale for cannabis-based interventions in the opioid overdose crisis

Cannabis CAN help fight opioid addiction by providing an “evidence-based rationale for governments, health care providers, and academic researchers to consider the implementation and assessment of cannabis-based interventions in the opioid crisis.”     See full article – Rationale for cannabis-based interventions in the opioid overdose crisis