Monday, June 18, 2018

4 Things to Know About Anti-Addiction Vaccines

Drug addiction is a massive menace that has resulted in the loss of hundreds of thousands of lives across the globe. Drugs like heroin, cocaine and crack affect the functioning of the brain, temporarily...

CALIFORNIA EXTRACT COMPANY GIVES FREE POT TO CANCER PATIENTS!

Non-profit and community programs often spring up when there’s a gap to fill, and with the cannabis industry as young as it is, there are still a lot of gaps. Shelter from the Storm, a...

Arizona: Ban on MMJ on College Campuses Struck Down (For Now)

Legal cannabis is also legal at Arizona schools—in the dormitories and on the college green. An Arizona high court has struck down a ban on medical marijuana at the state’s college and university campuses. Following...

Nevada Lawmaker Pushes to Ban Edibles

Legal marijuana’s eternal existential struggle will be with kids. The laudable goal of protecting our nation’s youth from drugs—including cannabis, which, even the most staunch advocate of legalization must admit, isn’t something adolescents should...

Canadian Companies Add Cannabis Coverage to Health Insurance

After injuring his back while working as an elevator mechanic, Wayne Skinner suffered from chronic back pain for more than six years. After he found relief through prescribed medical marijuana, he asked his union,...

Kidney Failure Patient Loses Spot on Transplant List Over Medical Marijuana Use

A patient suffering from renal failure has been removed from a transplant wait list because he has been using medical marijuana. Maine resident Garry Godfrey is suffering from Alport Syndrome, a hereditary disease that causes...

Chronic Pain Is Now a Qualifying Condition in New York State. Here’s What That...

After months of regulatory review and public comment, New York last week officially added chronic pain as a qualifying condition for its medical cannabis program. The change was long overdue in the eyes of many...

Dustup Over NIDA-Grown Ditch Weed Leads Johns Hopkins to Ditch PTSD Study

Controversy over the poor quality and low potency of US government-grown cannabis has apparently caused one of the nation’s leading research universities to pull out of a federally approved study into cannabis and post-traumatic stress...

Canada Expected to Legalize Cannabis by July 1, 2018

CBC News reported earlier this evening that Canada’s Liberal government, led by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, is expected to propose legislation in early April that will, if adopted, lead to the full adult-use legalization of...

Marijuana Legalization Still Not Contributing to Higher Rates of Underage Use

While marijuana’s opposing forces love to say that legalization will lead to an increase in underage consumption, a new study finds this reform has yet to inspire teens to smoke more weed. A recent Washington...

British Teenager Survives Terminal Cancer After Mother Secretly Treats Him with Cannabis

Although widespread illegality has continued to prevent cannabis from being properly researched for its medical benefits, there remains a strong belief that marijuana is a viable treatment for certain forms of cancer. While most compiled...

More People Died from Drug Overdoses in 2015 than From Guns, Car Accidents, or...

A new study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has found that more people died from drug overdoses in 2015 than did from suicides, car accidents, or firearms. The rate of overdose...