Police Discover 420 Grams of Weed in Migos Tour Bus

When musicians begin touring, it’s almost a given that they’re going to be carrying a little bit of the green with them. It’s part of the creative process, obviously. However, a little discretion goes a long way, especially if you’re not in a very marijuana-friendly state. The rap group Migos obviously did not receive that particular … Read morePolice Discover 420 Grams of Weed in Migos Tour Bus

A Cafe In This City Will Soon Serve Cannabis-Infused Lattes

Every cannabis and caffeine lover’s dream is about to come true: A cafe in this city will soon serve cannabis-infused lattes. An offshoot of downtown Seattle’s Cafe Hitchcock, Cafe Hitchcock Express will open its doors this spring. What They’ll Be Serving The newest item on the menu at this downtown Seattle coffee stand is the “wellness … Read moreA Cafe In This City Will Soon Serve Cannabis-Infused Lattes

GW Pharmaceuticals: A Case Study for Cannabis FDA Approval?

Can GW Pharma get there with Epidiolex? In previous posts we’ve discussed the process for FDA approval of cannabis drugs. Today’s topic is GW Pharmaceuticals, a British biotech company focusing on prescription cannabinoid medicines, including developing and commercializing pharmaceutical products which address clear unmet needs. GW Pharmaceuticals was founded in the UK in 1998 by … Read moreGW Pharmaceuticals: A Case Study for Cannabis FDA Approval?

First Lady of NYC Chirlane McCray Supports Marijuana Legalization

In a recent radio interview, NYC First Lady Chirlane McCray said she supports legalizing marijuana. Her husband, Mayor Bill de Blasio said he has a different take on the issue. But McCray’s support could be helpful for the legalization movement, as she is a highly influential person who is reportedly thinking about running for public … Read moreFirst Lady of NYC Chirlane McCray Supports Marijuana Legalization

BREAKING NEWS: Josephine County Sues the State of Oregon to Kill Its Cannabis Programs

Josephine County is ALL IN on prohibition. For the past several months we have been following Josephine County’s efforts to regulate away its cannabis industry, specifically in rural residential zones. This saga has taken many twists and turns (see here, here, here, and here), but this week brought perhaps the biggest twist yet: Josephine County … Read moreBREAKING NEWS: Josephine County Sues the State of Oregon to Kill Its Cannabis Programs

Lamar Odom Announces Plans To Launch Weed Business

After his battle with addiction, Lamar Odom announces plans to launch weed business. The ex-husband of reality star and businesswoman Khloé Kardashian hopes that his business will help people struggling with substance abuse. Lamar’s Struggle With Drugs In 2015, Lamar Odom experienced a highly-publicized overdose, which left him in a coma. Towards the end of … Read moreLamar Odom Announces Plans To Launch Weed Business

Marijuana Legalization in Colorado Doesn’t Increase Teen Use or Homelessness, Study finds

PUEBLO, CO — The enactment of retail marijuana sales in Pueblo County, Colorado has been associated with localized economic benefits, but does not appear to be responsible for increasing levels of homelessness, according to a draft study released by researchers at Colorado State University-Pueblo. Researchers and faculty at CSU-Pueblo’s Institute of Cannabis Research reported that legalization provided an economic net … Read moreMarijuana Legalization in Colorado Doesn’t Increase Teen Use or Homelessness, Study finds

The Challenge of Marijuana Legalization in the Trump Era

Donald Trump speaking with supporters at a campaign rally in February 2016. (Wikimedia/Gage Skidmore) Senator Sessions is now the US Attorney General. Activists against Prohibition wait nervously to see what the new Administration will do…. There have been uncertain signals over the past few months from President Trump and a number of his advisers — … Read moreThe Challenge of Marijuana Legalization in the Trump Era

Are There Risks From Secondhand Marijuana Smoke? Early Science Says Yes.

The inspiration arrived in a haze at a Paul McCartney concert a few years ago in San Francisco. “People in front of me started lighting up and then other people started lighting up,” said Matthew Springer, a biologist and professor in the division of cardiology at the University of California-San Francisco. “And for a few naive … Read moreAre There Risks From Secondhand Marijuana Smoke? Early Science Says Yes.

What Is THC: Inside the Most Controversial Cannabinoid

  Photo Gracie Malley for Cannabis Now Cannabis What Is THC: Inside the Most Controversial Cannabinoid THC concentration used to be the primary benchmark of cannabis quality, but a new understanding of cannabinoid chemistry and human biology have expanded the spotlight to the rest of the “entourage.” That doesn’t mean THC isn’t still important. At … Read moreWhat Is THC: Inside the Most Controversial Cannabinoid

Legal Marijuana Is A Boon To The Economy, Finds Study

PUEBLO, CO – September 3, 2016: Jason, a Colorado native and an employee at Los Sueños Farms LLC, puts staves in to growing cannabis plants. Los Sueños Farms is the owner of 36 acres of rich farmland in Pueblo County, Colorado, which it leases to four Colorado licensed retail marijuana cultivators. (Photo by Vince Chandler / The … Read moreLegal Marijuana Is A Boon To The Economy, Finds Study

The lesser known benefits of cannabis

By Stephen M. Marijuana consumption – a controversial topic that divides people into two categories, those that are pro and those that are against it. Although it still remains illegal in many countries and states around the globe, cannabis has been proven repeatedly to bring amazing benefits, health wise. If the topic is rather unfamiliar … Read moreThe lesser known benefits of cannabis

Netflix Cancels Disjointed, Exemplifying that People Are Over Stoner Stereotypes

The marijuana-focused Netflix series Disjointed has been cancelled, and it has only itself to blame. Disjointed had everything going for it. It’s a marijuana-themed show in an era where marijuana is legal for medical or recreational purposes in dozens of states, and its usage is quickly losing its stigma and becoming more and more mainstream. … Read moreNetflix Cancels Disjointed, Exemplifying that People Are Over Stoner Stereotypes

Study: Marijuana Effective at Treating Fibromyalgia

A fibromyalgia word cloud. “Fibromyalgia is a chronic pain syndrome, characterized by chronic musculoskeletal pain, fatigue, and mood disturbances”, explains the study’s abstract. “There are nearly no data on the effect of medical cannabis (MC) treatment on patients with fibromyalgia.” For the study, data was obtained “from the registries of 2 hospitals in Israel (Laniado … Read moreStudy: Marijuana Effective at Treating Fibromyalgia

Marijuana Use Doesn’t Harm Kidneys, Finds Study

According to a new study published by the The American Journal of Medicine, marijuana use doesn’t seem to be harmful to kidneys. “Our research provides some reassuring evidence suggesting that there is no detrimental effect of infrequent, relatively light use of marijuana on kidney function among healthy adults under age 60,” said lead investigator Dr. Murray Mittleman, professor … Read moreMarijuana Use Doesn’t Harm Kidneys, Finds Study

Missouri Legislature Votes to Legalize Hemp

Missouri’s Senate has approved a bill to legalize industrial hemp, less than a month after the House passed a similar measure.  Senate Bill 547 was passed yesterday by the Senate in a 29 to 3 vote. A similar measure, House Bill 2034, was passed last month by the House of Representatives in an almost, but … Read moreMissouri Legislature Votes to Legalize Hemp

Top 3 Reasons Women Consume Cannabis

Ever wonder what the top 3 reasons women consume cannabis were? Luckily, a cannabis lifestyle brand has the answers you want. A recent survey reveals the top 3 reasons women consume cannabis. This in-depth study of women and cannabis use comes from the female-focused cannabis lifestyle brand Van der Pop. Their goal was to learn more … Read moreTop 3 Reasons Women Consume Cannabis

Does Smoking Weed Damage Your Lungs?

Just to get one important thing out of the way first of all – we’re not doctors. And nor are we health professionals in any sense of the word. Which in turn means that none of the following information should be interpreted as official medical advice, or even recommendations on our part! It’s all simply … Read moreDoes Smoking Weed Damage Your Lungs?

North Dakota lawmakers sign off on medical marijuana rules

Traffic moves down a snow covered street in Bismarck, N.D., Monday, March 5, 2018, as snow falls. (Tom Stromme/The Bismarck Tribune via AP) North Dakota lawmakers sign off on medical marijuana rules The state’s health department is aiming to have medical marijuana available to patients in late 2018 — two years after voters approved it. … Read moreNorth Dakota lawmakers sign off on medical marijuana rules