Entrepreneurs hope the creation of jobs and a tax base will be factors an economy-focused president might get behind – or at least leave alone.
Medical marijuana will soon be growing in Illinois and patients will likely be able to purchase medical marijuana by late summer or early fall because Governor Bruce Rauner has awarded permits for medical marijuana cultivation centers and dispensaries to begin operations.
The most comprehensive research review ever done on the topic found that marijuana can help battle depression, anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder, and even addictions to alcohol and painkillers.
PHOENIX -- An Arizona-based psychiatrist and marijuana researcher is moving forward with a controversial cannabis study that could have nationwide implications. Just months after her termination from the University of Arizona College of Medicine, Dr. Sue Sisley has been given the go-ahead from the federal government for the study and has secured funding as well.
Researchers have been trying to track down the link between cannabis use and intelligence for decades. You know the stereotypes. But what does the research show?
Maricopa County attorney Bill Montgomery and Arizona attorney Mark Victor debate marijuana legalization. But during the debate a Vietnam veteran expresses that he is a medical marijuana patient and recreational marijuana user and Montgomery responds by publicly belittling and shaming the veteran.
Sessions is particularly enthusiastic about weed—but not in a good way.
March 10th, 2015: A bipartisan group comprising of three senators could lift the federal ban that lies upon medical marijuana. It is known fact that 23 states of the United States have already legalized the drug. And, the plan that is sponsored by democratic senators Cory Booker and Kirsten Gillibrand and Republican senator Rand Paul is expected to allow doctors, patients and businesses – that has passed medical marijuana laws already – to participate in such programs without the fear of prosecution.
Cannabis can stimulate appetite, reduce anxiety, and make you feel more emotionally open. So it's no wonder that some people would want to incorporate a little marijuana into their festivities and food over the Thanksgiving holiday.
Keystone state: March 9th, 2015: There has long been a debate on should people be allowed to smoke marijuana recreationally in the keystone state of Pennsylvania or not. In fact, this has long been a matter of discussion and debate among the law makers of the senate and among a number of civilians in the area. A lot of people have discussed and debated on legalization of marijuana and now the discussion is one the senate floor of the state.
With marijuana use on a steady march toward normalization, if not outright national legalization, the booming cannabis industry appears bound for even greater growth.
Denver, Thursday, March 5th, 2014: During a cannabis industry expo that happened on March 4, 2015, former player Denver Bronco Nate Jackson along with few former NFL players called on the league to allow medical marijuana as it helps players deal with physical pain associated with their profession. He says “he believes NFL has no choice but to eradicate cannabis from the list of its banned substances in the near future.”
By Dr. Jamie Zimmerman States that have legalized medical marijuana may be reaping an unintended benefit from easing up on restrictions: They appear to have nearly 25 percent fewer deaths from overdoses involving prescription painkillers, a new study found...
A legal loophole could mean no taxes for over a year.
Sean Williams – March 3rd, 2015: Momentum for legalizing marijuana appears to be unstoppable at one side of the globe while issues with the safety of the drug have been polarizing at the other end. More people favor legalizing the drug as states like Colorado and Washington have already legalized it and are now collecting millions in revenue from its sale to fill their budget gaps and employ its workers. However, much is still unknown about the adverse effects of marijuana though most studies examine its dangers more than its benefits. Marijuana has been classified as schedule one drug by the federal government meaning it is not meant for medical benefits.
Even though there are a number of different ways you can consume cannabis that have evolved over the years, you may be looking for a more health-conscious option. Here are some suggestions for a smoke-free cannabis experience.