Tuesday, August 14, 2018

How High are Marijuana Taxes in Your State?

As public support for marijuana legalization rises, policymakers are left to figure out the proper way to tax it if their state follows the trend. Eight states have legalized recreational marijuana, with several approaches to...

Magic Mushrooms, Weed Are Safest Recreational Drugs

Magic mushrooms, followed closely by marijuana, are the safest of all recreational drugs, according to this year’s Global Drug Survey, Out of the 12,000 people who reported taking psilocybin hallucinogenic mushrooms in 2016, only 0.2...

South Dakota Acquits Tribal Cannabis Consultant of All Charges

A South Dakota jury on Wednesday cleared a consultant of drug charges after he helped an American Indian tribe grow marijuana for a pot resort that the tribe once hoped would include a nightclub,...

Researchers Need Volunteers To Smoke Marijuana For Study

Researchers at Washington State University are looking for volunteers for a study to develop a breathalyzer that detects marijuana use. Under Washington state law, drivers with five nanograms of active tetrahydrocannabinol, also referred to as...

Survey: How American Cannabis Users Compare to the Rest of the World

These findings are from the world’s biggest drug survey GDS2017 (including 69,000 cannabis users). The Good Congratulations, America. Don’t worry about your leader, fake news or the endless incredulous headlines that will no doubt follow in the...

Harvard Study: This Is What Happens To Your Brain If You Smoke Marijuana

There has been much controversy regarding the medicinal benefits of marijuana, but that is all in the past. The studies have been performed, the research has been done, and the facts are here; marijuana...

Microdosing Weed: How To Find The Right Serving Size Of Edible Cannabis

In the tome of legal American cannabis, the chapter on marijuana-infused edibles is where the narrative turns complicated and, at times, bleak. For the most part, legalization’s rollout in the U.S. has gone off without...

DEA Chief Repeats Claim That ‘Marijuana Is Not Medicine’

Marijuana is not medicine. That’s according to Chuck Rosenberg, the Drug Enforcement Administration’s acting chief, who made the comment Thursday during a speech at the Cleveland Clinic, a nonprofit hospital in Ohio. The sentiment is nothing...

What Wounded Veterans Need: Medical Marijuana

After 16 years of war in Afghanistan and Iraq, many Americans view post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD, and traumatic brain injury, or TBI, as the “signature” wounds of these conflicts. The Department of Veterans...

The #1 Pro of Going to the Grocery Store While High

Going to the grocery store high is one of my favorite activities because I never know how it’ll end. In fact, I think of the experiences as the new official America’s Pastime. It could...

Judge temporarily halts Maryland medical marijuana industry

A Baltimore judge halted Maryland's medical marijuana industry Thursday, granting the request of a company that alleged state regulators illegally ignored racial diversity when picking firms to grow the drug. Circuit Judge Barry Williams said...

Older Women and Medical Marijuana: A New Growth Industry

Jeanine Moss never expected to get into the cannabis industry. But that was before her hip-replacement surgery. Ms. Moss, 62, of Marina Del Ray, Calif., had quit her job as a marketing consultant before she...