3/4/2015 - Votes and Polls on Medical Marijuana - New polls in Iowa and Utah show that more than 70% of those surveyed support the legalization of medical marijuana.
3/4/2015 - US Department of Labor Cites ProCon.org for Its 'Up-to-Date Information' on Same-Sex Marriage - Another example of the utility and credibility of ProCon.org at the highest levels of government. To date, 24 international governments, 30 US state governments, and 10 federal agencies have referenced ProCon.org research.
3/3/2015 - 20 Lesson Plan Ideas with Common Core Correlations – Free curricula to help teach counterargument, distinguish fact from opinion, analyze primary sources, build research speed, and other thoughtful lessons related to critical thinking. Lessons are listed by grade level and include adaptations and Common Core standards met.
2/27/2015 – 60 Peer-Reviewed Studies on Medical Marijuana – See our compilation of 60 scientific studies on medical marijuana's utility or lack of utility in treating 16 health conditions including multiple sclerosis, cancer, and pain.
2/10/2015 - 10 States with Pending Legislation to Legalize Medical Marijuana – States that are currently considering the legalization of medical marijuana are FL, GA, IN, KS, KY, MO, NE, ND, PA and SC. Legislation in Mississippi has already failed.
2/9/2015 - 11 US Surgeons General and Their Views on Medical Marijuana – Dr. Vivek Murthy, the current US Surgeon General, said "preliminary data” shows that medical marijuana "can be helpful" in some situations.
2/6/2015 Educators in 5,758 schools have used ProCon.org. Our free resources have been used by teachers, librarians, and administrators in all 50 US states and 73 countries. The breakdown is 1,529 elementary and middle schools (26.6%), 2,911 high schools (50.5%), and 1,318 colleges and universities (22.9%). A big thank you to educators around the world for helping us spread the word about critical thinking!
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