Sunday, September 23, 2018

Elvis and Cannabis: Could Marijuana Have Saved the King of Rock and Roll?

Elvis Presley was indisputably the King of Rock and Roll and one of the most significant icons in the history of American pop music. He revolutionized the industry with his rockabilly sound and transcended...

Yikes! Mixing Cannabis and Tobacco Could Hurt Heart Health, Improve Memory

A new research study from University College London is the first to examine how cannabis and tobacco interact together when mixed. Published in the journal Psychological Medicine, the study found that adding tobacco to a...

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...

Can Cannabis Help With Inflammation for Athletes?

Athletes today are bigger, stronger, and faster than they were just a decade or so ago. Men and women are becoming more competitive thanks in part to technological advancements designed to improve workouts and...

CBD Is Great – But Comes At a Great Cost

A medicinal cannabis user is relieved the Government is making the treatment available through GPs, but fears the cost may be too high. Associate Health Minister Peter Dunne on Friday said doctors would soon be...

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...

YET ANOTHER STUDY: SICK PEOPLE DUMP OPIATES FOR MARIJUANA

The anti-marijuana legalization cabal of law enforcement, pharmaceutical companies and the politicians they support have something right: In the states where marijuana is available, marijuana use increases. That is exactly the point, after all—and...

POSITIVE EFFECTS OF MEDICAL MARIJUANA ON ALZHEIMER’S PREVENTION

A preclinical study published in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease found that very small doses of tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), can slow the production of toxic clumps of beta-amyloid proteins in the brain, which are thought to kick start the progression of Alzheimer’s...

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...

Marijuana map: Cities, towns developing rules for recreational pot

Recreational marijuana businesses are on the road to becoming legal in Massachusetts but not in every city or town. At least 81 communities throughout Massachusetts have established or considered restrictions on the recreational marijuana...

$100 million pot windfall: Colorado’s weed boom will fund schools and fight opioid addiction

The legal weed business is booming in Colorado, and the state has finalized plans to spend its pot tax windfall on health programs in public schools, housing for at-risk populations, and a new treatment...