Tuesday, August 14, 2018

How Many of These DEA ‘Cannabis Slang’ Terms Do You Know?

DEA Administrator Chuck Rosenberg has made it abundantly clear that he believes medical marijuana is “a joke.” “If it turns out that there is something in smoked marijuana that helps people, that’s awesome,” Rosenberg said...

3 Federal Loopholes and Hypocrisies That Create Problems for the Cannabis Industry

Cannabis legalization is spreading across the United States, but it remains on a state level as the federal government continues to both look the other way but refuse to reschedule or outright legalize the...

How to Change a State Cannabis Law

Are you passionate about changing your state cannabis laws (or introducing them, for that matter)? Once you’ve found an issue that you strongly care about, such as cannabis legalization, it can be infuriating to watch your...

Cannabis Use in Australia Has Dropped Significantly. Why?

Cannabis use declined significantly in Australia between 2001 and 2013, according to a new report out of the University of New South Wales. But while the use-rate data seem solid, the underlying reasons for...

High School Athlete With Epilepsy Fights to Bring CBD Oil on Campus

A Georgia high school athlete has found himself in the middle of a medicinal cannabis debate, as school officials refuse to let the student, who suffers from epilepsy, take his medicinal cannabis oil on...

FLORIDA HEALTH DEPARTMENT: NO SMOKEABLE MARIJUANA

Florida is rapidly shaping up as a test case in whether the term “medical marijuana” necessarily includes actual herbaceous cannabis. On May 15, the state’s Health Department ordered Quincy-based Trulieve dispenary to stop selling...

6 NEXT STATES PREDICTED TO LEGALIZE WEED BY 2018

GreenWave Advisors is a New York City-based firm that provides financial analysis and research for the legal cannabis industry. It was founded in 2014 by Matthew A. Karnes, a former sell side and buy...

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,...

The New Lotto: Medical Marijuana Licenses

Anyone who has been following the development of the medical marijuana industry has probably followed the ongoing creation of medical marijuana licenses in different states. If you haven’t, here is the quick rundown: In each...

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...

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...

Medical Cannabis Is the Next Boom, but When Will It Bust?

With Pennsylvania well on its way toward implementing a medical marijuana program, dozens of lawyers in the state are preparing for an explosion of legal work related to cannabis. The blossoming industry is reminiscent of...