Medical Marijuana

Medical marijuana doctors gain approvals, await next steps

More than 600 Florida physicians, including 32 in metro Orlando, can now recommend medical marijuana to patients, but many have questions and some …

Marijuana

Help wanted: marijuana company hiring in St. Stephen

Tidal Health announces plans to hire a marijuana grower and lab tech - plus dozens of other positions<p>Canada's Chocolate Town starts manufacturing …

Cannabis

How Israel Plans to Get Into the $50 Billion Medical Marijuana Market

Israel, a leader in marijuana research and health technology, is attracting international investment as it tries to position itself as a cutting-edge …

Marijuana

DEA Approves Syndros, a Pharma Cannabis Solution, for Schedule II Status

The Drug Enforcement Administration has awarded a Schedule II classification for a cannabis solution.<p>Cannabis itself is classified under Schedule I, …

Marijuana

When the one drug you believe protects your child could put you in jail | Life

In the dark, Christy Zartler plucks a pair of jeans and a T-shirt from the closet and lays them on the bed. She opens the blinds, and sunlight fills …

Marijuana

Want to Sell Cannabidiol in Texas?

Two summers ago, shortly after Gov. <b>Greg Abbott</b> signed the <b>Texas Compas­sion­ate Use Act</b> into law, marijuana reform advocates were cautiously …

Cannabidiol

Cannabis Stocks Soar More Than 130% in Australia - Bloomberg

There’s a buzz in Australia’s stock market.<p>Shares of companies involved in the cultivation, production and research of medicinal marijuana have on …

Wall Street

More medical marijuana licenses would be awarded in deal reached by Maryland legislative leaders

General Assembly leaders have coalesced around a plan to issue an additional five medical marijuana growing licenses and increase the likelihood that …

Marijuana

Why are CBD products sold over the counter some places and tightly regulated in others?

Walk into the CBD Kratom shop on the corner of Damen and Dickens in Bucktown and you'll find pill bottles, containers of balm and lotions, and small …

Cannabis

License of pot-friendly Illinois doctor placed on probation

An Illinois physician has reached an agreement with the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation that limits his ability to make …

Probation

InMed Pharmaceuticals Is More Than Just Another Cannabis Drug Company

InMed Pharmaceuticals is a Vancouver-based pre-clinical trial biotech company that has not only developed a proprietary cannabinoid manufacturing system but in the process created a highly sought after database. This database has mapped the different compounds of cannabinoids to the various …

Cannabis

The truth about marijuana and exercise: Should you get high before working out?

Sure, you've got a great fitness routine that's doing wonders for you. But have you ever tried working out while high?<p>I have, though not necessarily …

Exercise

Marijuana Chemical Could Help Fight Anxiety

A compound in marijuana called cannabidiol could help treat people who have anxiety disorders, a new review of previous research suggests.<p>Cannabidiol …

Cannabidiol

Clinical evidence supports medical marijuana

Critics downplay the evidence for adding South Carolina to the 28 states that allow the use of medical marijuana, but even the nation’s most …

Marijuana

Is Marijuana Dangerous? These New Stats Suggest So

A poorly understood illness in long-term marijuana users appears to be on the rise.<p>Last year was, unquestionably, marijuana's breakout year if there …

Marijuana

Marijuana May Not Be as Safe as Proponents Claim, New Study Shows

Are pot users at an increased risk for stroke or heart attack?<p>Despite being an illegal drug at the federal level, marijuana's momentum seemingly …

Marijuana

Facing deadline, lawmakers still talking campus guns, budget

Georgia lawmakers head into the final two weeks of the legislative session with a lot of unfinished business, including a state budget for the coming …

Government

14 of the biggest questions researchers have about marijuana

Marijuana is now more accessible — legally — than it has been since it was first banned in the "Reefer Madness" era of the 1930s, but that doesn't mean researchers think we fully understand the plant or how its use affects people.<p>Far from it.<p>We know enough to say that marijuana has some legitimate …

Marijuana

Oxford University to begin 10 million pound marijuana research

Oxford University will begin a 10-million-pound research project into the medical benefits of marijuana, the prestigious institution said on Thursday.<p>…

Cannabis

Patrick Stewart reveals he uses medical marijuana every day

The Star Trek captain says cannabis-derived medications allow him to sleep at night, and have relaxed the arthritis in his hands so he can make fists again.<p>On "Star Trek: The Next Generation," Jean-Luc Picard (Patrick Stewart) and his crew had the benefit of all kinds of futuristic innovations, …

Cannabis

This Is Why Patrick Stewart Uses Cannabis Products Every Day

Marijuana has plenty of reported uses, but this might be the best one yet.<p><i>Star Trek</i> legend Patrick Stewart issued a statement to various media outlets explaining that he uses legal cannabis products to help him deal with the arthritis symptoms he experiences on a regular basis.<p>Stewart's statement …

Cannabis

Retired rabbi turned medical marijuana dispensary owner says Ohio laws will change: Q&A

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- The owner of Washington D.C.'s first medical marijuana dispensary has some advice for Ohioans: Expect the state's medical marijuana …

Marijuana

Veterans Fight for the Right to Free Marijuana

It was 3 a.m. on a March morning in 2013 when Roger Martin, a 64-year-old retired veteran of the U.S. Army, had an epiphany.<p>He had spent the …

Cannabis

Oxford announces new £10m medical marijuana research programme

Oxford University has announced a new £10m research programme into the medical use of cannabis.<p>Scientists will explore the potential benefits of …

Cannabis

Downtown cannabis centre opens while Chamber leaders talk legal pot

National Access Cannabis' 10th location opened in Winnipeg Friday<p>National Access Cannabis opened its storefront in downtown Winnipeg Friday, but for …

Cannabis

What's The Deal With Cannabis-Based Beauty?

After a season full of harsh cold temperatures and drying indoor heat, I can say that the winter has been pretty rough on my skin. My normally clear complexion has been left parched and weather-beaten, with my sometimes-eczema coming back in the form of rough, red patches on both of my cheeks. For …

Skin Care

"Marijuana as Medicine": National Institute on Drug Abuse Updates Its Website

In this industry, removing a question mark can mean a great deal — especially when it's removed from a government website. Earlier this week, the …

Marijuana

Why Should Oregon Care About Legal Weed in California?

by Sean Clancy GETTY / REX_WHOLSTER<i><br>Dear Pot Lawyer,</i> What’s happening in the California cannabis scene? And why should we care in Oregon?There are …

Cannabis

What Is A Marijuana Strain? Indica, Sativas And 10 Other Weed Words To Know

While people in states where marijuana is legal may know what someone means when asking for a particular marijuana strain at a dispensary, someone …

Cannabis

In credit-strapped medical pot world, Illinois firms may tap real estate for cash

Medical cannabis company PharmaCann cashed in recently on one of its cultivation facilities, and in the capital-strapped world of medical marijuana, it likely won't be the last to turn to its real estate for funds.<p>The Illinois-based company sold its cultivation facility in Hamptonburgh, N.Y., to …

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