Ashley Maxson

13 Flips | 4 Magazines | 2 Likes | @AshleyMaxson | Keep up with Ashley Maxson on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Ashley Maxson”

The Federal Government Recognizes Battle Over Medical Marijuana

Wednesday marked a milestone in the 18-year battle between state and federal law concerning medical marijuana. But to me, and thousands of other Americans, it marks a day that our country has finally acknowledged that our battle exists. I founded Americans for Safe Access (ASA) in 2002, with the …

CORRECTED-Colorado awards $8 million to study medical marijuana uses

(Corrects paragraph 7 in Dec. 17 story to clarify that funding comes from patient registration fees, not taxes on medical marijuana sales)<p>By Keith Coffman<p>DENVER, Dec 17 (Reuters) - Colorado health officials awarded $8 million in research grants on Wednesday to study the use of medical marijuana in …

Meet The 'Grandfather Of Marijuana' Who Discovered THC

More than half a century later—after becoming the first scientist to isolate THC, having a long, successful career dedicated to discovering cannabis and its effects on the body, and now being referred to in Israel as the "Grandfather of Marijuana"—professor Mechoulam still sounds a little proud …

Congress Ends The Feds’ Medical Marijuana Prohibition — Can Patients And Caregivers Finally Exhale?

Prohibition on medical marijuana is essentially over at the federal level, according to media reports. Thanks to a provision in the new spending bill …

New law could affect criminal sentences in marijuana cases

In a sharp reversal of federal drug policy, Congress has prohibited the Justice Department from interfering with laws in California and other states that allow the medical use of marijuana. And the turnabout caught the immediate attention of federal judges, who want to know its impact on some …

Marijuana Brain Study Could Finally Bring Definitive Answers On Harmful Effects

A new marijuana brain study being organized by researchers from Indiana University could shed light on a decades-old argument brewing between smokers …

Indiana University

Associated Press News

Branding marijuana for a changing market

December 26, 2014 | 12:15 PM<p>Embed Code<iframe src="https://www.marketplace.org/2014/12/26/business/branding-marijuana-changing-market/popout" frameborder="0" width="100%" height="240px"></iframe><p>Copy<br>• Close<p>Embed Code<iframe …

Reservations About Pot on Reservations

The U.S. Justice Department is attempting to solve a problem that almost no one knew about with a solution that almost no one asked for. The results …

Al-Qaeda Urges Attacks On Easyjet And British Airways With Bomb Recipe To Take Down Airliners

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula's English language magazine Inspire has endorsed "lone wolf" attacks on Easyjet and British Airways planes …

OBAMA: Putin's No Genius

In a new NPR interview published Monday morning, Obama dismissed those who hailed Vladimir Putin as a crafty world player when Russia annexed Crimea from Ukraine.<p>"Three or four months ago, everybody in Washington was convinced that President Putin was a genius and he had outmaneuvered all of us, …

Russia

China Looking At Deal With US To Recover Dirty Assets

(Reuters) - China is looking at signing an agreement with the United States to target assets illegally taken out of China by corrupt officials, a …