Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Feds Crack Down on Cannabis Extracts

Cannabis Oil A Schedule I Drug? A little three-page document published this week in the U.S. Federal Register sent some fairly big shock waves through the cannabis industry. The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration filed a final...

Texas Has a Medical Cannabis ‘Prescription’ Problem

This coming Thursday, February 23, the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) will start accepting applications from companies to grow and process cannabis under Texas’s new Compassionate Use Program, which regulates the production and...

$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...

Miamians Throw “Medical Marijuana Party” With 50 Pounds of Weed, Get Arrested

Most sensible Americans these days believe in ending the War on Drugs. The facts are clear that low-level drug arrests ruin lives and tear families apart. Some day, selling weed in Florida will no...

ANXIOUS? PARANOID? IT’S PROBABLY NOT THE WEED!

Park rangers, scientists and now immigrants have all weathered attacks from America’s new president. Make no mistake: if they’re not after you now, they soon will be. It’s right and proper to be anxious...

Five Reasons Why Getting (Legally) High With Your Parents Is Just Weird

Your parents, it’s likely been years since they smoked weed. They think back to a half-century ago, when they called it “reefer” and “dope” and “grass.” Now your parents have expressed interest in a comeback,...

Medical Marijuana Laws Contribute To Fewer DUI Deaths

The Laws That Help Us All Stay Alive Since 1985, American states that passed laws permitting medical marijuana use have seen significant reductions in the number of traffic fatalities. On average, these states had lower...

New York to Allow Medical Marijuana to Treat Chronic Pain

Patients suffering from chronic pain will soon be eligible to participate in New York’s medical marijuana program state officials announced Thursday. “After conducting a thorough review of the scientific literature, it became clear that there...

Study Shows That THC Helps Combat Depression

THC Decreases Brain Activity In The Face Of Negative Stimuli A team of researchers from The Netherlands published this study in the journal European Neuropsychology this month; it focused on the effects of tetrahydrocannabinol (THC)...

Maryland, We May Finally Get Medical Marijuana!

Maryland medical marijuana could finally become a reality next year, one of the states slowest to make the drug available for purchase after legalizing sales. In 2016, regulators awarded long-awaited licenses to grow, process and...

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...

Los Angeles Sheriff Thinks Feds May Target Legal Cannabis

The leader of the nation’s largest sheriff’s department expects federal drug agents will attempt to step up marijuana enforcement as California moves forward with legalization. But he believes there isn’t the manpower to conduct...