Can medical cannabis decrease Arkansas’ opioid deaths?

Can medical cannabis decrease Arkansas’ opioid deaths?

By John LovettTimes Recordjlovett@swtimes.com Will implementation of medical cannabis in Arkansas reduce the use of potentially deadly opioid painkillers? Several medical studies indicate it will, but...
Marijuana producers want advertising rules akin to alcohol, not cigarettes

Marijuana producers want advertising rules akin to alcohol, not cigarettes

A coalition of licensed marijuana producers are urging Canadian, provincial and territorial governments to adopt looser advertising guidelines such as allowing for promotion of...
Marijuana producers propose looser ad guidelines

Marijuana producers propose looser ad guidelines

A coalition of licensed marijuana producers are urging Canadian, provincial and territorial governments to adopt looser advertising guidelines such as allowing for promotion of...
Grandma says cannabis oil helped to shrink her cancerous tumour

Grandma says cannabis oil helped to shrink her cancerous tumour

A woman who says her cancer tumors shrank after using cannabis oil bought the product from a shop in a town on the Staffordshire/Derbyshire...
Southwick panel to discuss marijuana zoning

Southwick panel to discuss marijuana zoning

SOUTHWICK -- Select Board Chairman Douglas Moglin, a member of the Planning Board's Marijuana Subcommittee, hopes a zoning overlay district is the answer to...
Watch: This advertisement for cannabis hilariously parodies formula ads for regular drugs

Watch: This advertisement for cannabis hilariously parodies formula ads for regular drugs

The advertisement (above) for BriteSide follows the formulaic pattern and aesthetic of most other pharmaceutical commercials. A burdened-with-life protagonist miraculously finds happiness and...
Can A State Ferry Marijuana Across Federal Waters? What About the Air?

Can A State Ferry Marijuana Across Federal Waters? What About the Air?

This article first appeared on the Cato Institute site. A year ago, voters made Massachusetts one of eight states (plus D.C.) to legalize recreational marijuana. For...
Upcoming cannabis events in Mendo and beyond

Upcoming cannabis events in Mendo and beyond

MENDOCINO CO., 11/12/17 — The Emerald Triangle is deep into the outdoor harvest season, and on top of whatever’s happening on the farm, there’s...
Residents, physicians look to marijuana as medical treatment

Residents, physicians look to marijuana as medical treatment

Tony Scott – tscott@shawmedia.com Caption Marc Drummond of the Natural Pharmacy in Yorkville holds two brands of cannabidiol oil he carries in his pharmacy. CBD oil...
San Juan Bautista Council Members Introduce Cannabis Ordinance Draft.

San Juan Bautista Council Members Introduce Cannabis Ordinance Draft.

San Juan Bautista City Council Members introduced a draft of the Cannabis Ordinance at the Nov. 8 special meeting.  Mayor Chris Martorana and Councilman Dan...
‘Desperate’ builder allowed premises to be used as a cannabis factory

‘Desperate’ builder allowed premises to be used as a cannabis factory

Bankrupt builder Jonathan Howcroft allowed his premises to be used for growing of tens of thousands of pounds' worth of cannabis. The 52-year-old was arrested...
Nelson campaigners call for an end to 90-year cannabis prohibition

Nelson campaigners call for an end to 90-year cannabis prohibition

HANNAH BARTLETT Last updated 17:46, November 12 2017 VIRGINIA WOOLF "Green fairy" Toni, left, with Kelly Patchett and her children Evey and Carter, at a cannabis campaign...
West Hollywood Moves Forward with Local Cannabis Regulations

Police raid illegal marijuana grow in Palm Springs

CLOSE For years the only way to get marijuana was to grow it at home illegally or buy it on the black market....
Pushing marijuana back into the shadows with high taxes

Pushing marijuana back into the shadows with high taxes

Original Article at http://www.ocregister.com/2017/11/11/pushing-marijuana-back-into-the-shadows-with-high-taxes/

Rapid Response: Is it time to reclassify marijuana federally?

CLOSE Oregon's leading marijuana advocate in Congress, Rep. Earl Blumenauer, has formed a political action committee aimed at unseating anti-marijuana lawmakers. Video courtesy of...
Palm Harbor man sells $27000 of marijuana to undercover cop

Palm Harbor man sells $27000 of marijuana to undercover cop

Original Article at http://wfla.com/2017/11/11/palm-harbor-man-sells-27000-of-marijuana-to-undercover-cop/
Police: Gainesville man arrested with stolen gun, marijuana

Police: Gainesville man arrested with stolen gun, marijuana

HALL COUNTY. Ga. - A Gainesville man has been arrested after police say they found marijuana and a stolen firearm on him. Michael Middlebrook, 23,...
New York Governor signs off on medical Marijuana use for PTSD to honor Veterans Day

New York Governor signs off on medical Marijuana use for PTSD to honor Veterans...

Please enable Javascript to watch this video NEW YORK -- On Saturday, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed off on the use of medical Marijuana to...
PTSD to be added as a qualifying condition for NY’s medical marijuana program

PTSD to be added as a qualifying condition for NY’s medical marijuana program

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Gov. Andrew Cuomo will sign a bipartisan bill to add post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) as a qualifying condition for New...
Alberta cannabis producer calls proposed taxation of medical marijuana a ‘major mistake’

Alberta cannabis producer calls proposed taxation of medical marijuana a ‘major mistake’

An Alberta-based cannabis producer wants to sit down with federal lawmakers to talk changes to the proposed tax on legal pot, unhappy with the...
Colorado surpasses last year’s marijuana revenue with two months still to go

Colorado surpasses last year’s marijuana revenue with two months still to go

Maat Kahn behind the counter at Simply Pure. (Chloe Aiello/Denverite) With two months still to go, Colorado already raked in more money this year than...
Jeff Sessions Is Being Sued Over US Marijuana Policy by a 12-Year-Old Girl

Jeff Sessions Is Being Sued Over US Marijuana Policy by a 12-Year-Old Girl

Attorney General Jeff Sessions is being sued by a 12-year-old girl over the nation’s marijuana policy. Colorado native Alexis Bortell has filed a lawsuit claiming...
Utah cannabis research: Providing answers or just a smokescreen?

Utah cannabis research: Providing answers or just a smokescreen?

SALT LAKE CITY — Initial findings from state-funded research into the medical qualities of marijuana could be presented to lawmakers as early as the...
Marijuana moratorium topic of Northfield public hearing

Marijuana moratorium topic of Northfield public hearing

NORTHFIELD — A temporary moratorium on recreational marijuana facilities proposed by the Planning Board will be the focus of a Thursday public hearing, set...
Marijuana Stock Investing Goes “Big Time”

Marijuana Stock Investing Goes “Big Time”

A big knock against investing in marijuana stocks has been valuation. However, the decision by Constellation Brands (NYSE:STZ) to pay up for a 10%...
Cuomo signs bill allowing medical marijuana treatment for PTSD

Cuomo signs bill allowing medical marijuana treatment for PTSD

Photo: Executive Chamber Image 1of/1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 Gov. Andrew Cuomo marches in the Veterans Day Parade in Manhattan on...
Cuomo signs off on medical marijuana use for PTSD to mark Veterans Day

Cuomo signs off on medical marijuana use for PTSD to mark Veterans Day

In honor of Veterans Day, Gov. Cuomo on Saturday signed legislation allowing medicinal marijuana to be used to treat post-traumatic stress disorder.The bill allows...
12-year-old suing Sessions over marijuana policy

12-year-old suing Sessions over marijuana policy

A 12-year-old girl in Colorado is suing Attorney General Jeff SessionsJefferson (Jeff) Beauregard SessionsCurtis wins Chaffetz's former Utah House seat Overnight Cybersecurity: What we...
Op-ed: Pressure to push medical marijuana might just backfire

Op-ed: Pressure to push medical marijuana might just backfire

A few weeks after bringing her baby girl home from the hospital, a friend of mine began the process of divorcing her husband. The...
This Guy is Building the Tinder for Cannabis on Blockchain

This Guy is Building the Tinder for Cannabis on Blockchain

Tinder has been revolutionary in the app world. Those who’ve found love through this app swear by its simplicity and user-friendliness. You get on...