Every morning, Katie Marsh starts her day with a green smoothie— infused with cannabis.
A coalition of law enforcers has come out in support of marijuana legalization in Oregon, less than a week before voters will decide the issue at the polls.
Marijuana can allegedly cure cancer, which is a dreaded disease that can be fatal. Chemo and radiotherapy are some of the known cures for cancer. The aim is to contain and kill the cancer cells and prevent them from spreading to other parts of the body. This is claimed to be the effect of cannabinoids to the body.
The marijuana industry is red hot, and it has the rapidly changing views of the public to thank.
U.S. Sen. Jeff Merkley plans to vote for Measure 91, which would legalize marijuana for recreational use in Oregon, making him the first U.S. senator to do so, according to Talking Points Memo.
Every marriage has its fair share of hardships and Stan and Barbara Rutner had to deal with cancer-stricken life when Stand was diagnosed with both lung and brain cancer. They turned to Cannabis oil to cure his cancer.
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A 2012 Duke University study made international headlines when it purported to find a link between heavy marijuana use and IQ decline among teenagers. Other researchers questioned the findings almost immediately: Columbia University's Carl Hart noted the very small sample of heavy users (38) in the study, leading him to question how generalizable the results were.
Anecdotally, medical marijuana has been extremely successful for managing symptoms of multiple sclerosis. Researchers now want to find out why.
Anybody who thinks Washington’s I-502 pot business is fun and games better just mellow out. CHS has obtained records from the state that document the first week of sales at Uncle Ike’s, the first I-502 retailer to operate in Central Seattle within wafting distance of Capitol Hill. The totals are impressive.
The state is also in the process of issuing ID cards to cultivation site employees, another hurdle that growers have to overcome before they can begin sowing MMJ. A spokeswoman for the Department of Agriculture said employee cards have either been issued to or are ready to be picked up by nine of the 18 cultivators licensed so far.
The German parliament (Bundestag) passed a law on Thursday that officially makes marijuana legal for medicinal purposes.
A Chicago native making pot-infused syrups moved halfway across the country to Seattle and bet her life’s savings on success in Washington’s nascent marijuana industry.
Pot Politics: The Marijuana Business Comes To Washington State by state, the legal marijuana business is slowly gaining ground. The industry is using both an increasingly favorable public opinion toward marijuana and a newly legal cash flow to try to transform itself into a force in national politics.
CBD has been proven to help a variety of different illnesses, ranging from insomnia to epilepsy to cancer.
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — New York state lawmakers and advocates of medical marijuana gathered in New York City on Sunday to discuss the implementation of a new state law authorizing medical marijuana.
Support for marijuana continues to build in Congress. Four states and the District of Columbia have legalized the drug, and this legislation, backed by the Senate delegations from Oregon and Washington, would prohibit regulators from cracking down on banks in the form of terminated FDIC insurance, asset seizure and prosecution for money laundering. The Marijuana Businesses Access to Banking Act also prevents prosecutors from joining into the fray, so long as industry complies with state law.
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Marijuana sales in Colorado saw a 10 percent bump in August — and industry leaders don't expect that growth to slow anytime soon.
Women are increasingly entering the marijuana market as business owners and customers, as the legal obstacles are gradually cleared and retail spaces grow in number. Women Grow, a Denver-based industry network for women in the cannabis market, estimates that about 20% of marijuana business owners in the U.S. are female. (Women-owned companies comprise about 30% of all U.S. businesses, but as the majority are nonprofit, they account for just 4% of overall business revenue, according to a 2014 report by the National Association of Women Business Owners.)