On Dec. 13, 2016, the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment announced $2.35 million in grants to researchers who can help the state better understand the impacts of marijuana. Most of the grant money—$1.68 million—will go to two studies on marijuana use and driving.
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DENVER, Dec. 13, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment has awarded $2.35 million in grant funding for seven research studies to address potential public health and safety impacts of marijuana use.
Only 18 of Michigan’s 83 counties applied for money to enforce the medical marijuana law and educate the public about how it works.
A new bully prevention program in Colorado public schools will be funded by a surplus of marijuana tax revenues, according to a Sept. 27, 2016, article from 7News, the ABC affiliate in Denver. The surplus is $66 million, thanks to Proposition BB, a provision that allows the state to keep extra marijuana tax revenue.
On June 30, 2016, the Colorado Department of Health began accepting applications for its Retail Marijuana Health Monitoring program.
It is an ironic twist that seems appropriate for the marijuana business. Taxes collected from the retail sale of marijuana will be used to educate teens in Colorado about the dangers of drug use.
Thanks to the surplus of medical marijuana license registration fees in Colorado, the state can now use funds to finance new medical studies on marijuana.
More than a decade after voters here first said marijuana could be medicine, Colorado is preparing to embark on the largest state-funded effort to study the medical benefits of cannabis.