Former Super Bowl champion and Chicago Bears quarterback Jim McMahon says an unfairly demonized drug helped him recover from the pain of his football career: medical marijuana. Medical Marijuana helped McMahon get off narcotic pain pills.
Native American tribes are allowed to grow and sell marijuana on their lands as long as they follow the same laws laid out for states that have legalized the drug, the U.S. Justice Department said Thursday.
Floridians will decide this November whether to allow medical marijuana in the state. On Wednesday, a constitutional amendment to legalize the drug gained enough signed petitions to qualify for the ballot next November. If passed, the amendment would allow doctors to prescribe marijuana for people with “debilitating conditions” such as cancer, HIV/AIDS, epilepsy or multiple sclerosis.
Scientists have been trying to understand cannabis for years, and now, they are actually mapping the plant’s DNA.
Colorado's marijuana businesses have a cash flow problem: Too much cash is flowing in and they've nowhere to put it.
A Washington state House bill would create a pilot program for a legal marijuana home-delivery service in Seattle. The pilot program would allow five existing licensed recreational marijuana stores in Seattle to offer delivery services to Washington state residents over the age of 21.
Here are a few of the most harmful lies from Reefer Madness.
DENVER (MarketWatch) — The scene could be any classroom in any institute of higher learning: A lecturer goes into great detail about a complex topic. Students, in turn, scribble notes and wonder quietly what information they might need to retain for the final exam.
Marijuana-loving couples in Colorado now have the option of having their own cannabis-focused weddings that can even include a 'budtender' who doles out pot to guests. On Sunday, numerous brides and grooms headed to Denver's Point Gallery for the world's first Cannabis Wedding Expo where vendors offered couples weed-inspired options for food, drinks, gifts, flowers, and even photography.
The final legislation is expected to drop in 2018, but it isn’t impossible to get an early feeling of how they’ll shake out.
Congressional Record-Extension of Remarks November 20th, 2014
Terra Tech TRTC, +23.40% a cannabis-focused agriculture company, announced its acquisition of the California-based Blum Oakland dispensary on Tuesday. The merger marks the first time a fully integrated company that is directly involved with the production, extraction and sale of cannabis can be publicly traded.
So how has marijuana legalization benefited the United States in the past five years? Here are 10 ways.
Congressional Record: LEGALIZING MEDICAL MARIJUANA FOR VETERANS (House of Representatives - November 18, 2014)
New York's medical marijuana program will finally be underway this month when four dispensaries open their doors in early January in New York City. The openings come more than a year after the Compassionate Care Act was signed into law in July 2014 to allow physicians to prescribe cannabis for a number of conditions
Another study is adding evidence to the case for the treatment and prevention of Alzheimer’s disease with the compounds in cannabis.
A young boy named Landon Riddle was diagnosed with Leukemia, and was told by his doctors that he only had an 8-10% chance of living for more than a day or two. Landon’s grandmother suggested that they look into cannabis oil treatment.
A handheld device that police could use to test drivers for the presence of THC is being developed by researchers at Washington State University.
Northsight Capital Appoints Pharmaceutical and Biotech Sales Industry Veteran John B. Hollister as Chief Executive Officer
Hollister stated: “With the rapidly evolving view of medical and personal use of marijuana, comes a tremendous need for access to information. Northsight Capital has put together a collection of powerful domains and has built out a virtual community of resources for all things marijuana. We are very excited about helping connect consumers with the information, products, events and services they would like.”