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Long-Term Pot Smoking Doesn’t Seem to Harm Health

Long-Term Pot Smoking Doesn’t Seem to Harm Health

Posted by Admin on 2016-06-07 15:27:00

Using pot, even over decades, was only linked to one negative health effect in a new study. Even after years of heavy use, marijuana doesn’t seem to have much of an impact on the physical health of the body. The only bad effects pot seemed to have were on the teeth.

New Law Requires Schools to Adopt a Medical Marijuana Policy

New Law Requires Schools to Adopt a Medical Marijuana Policy

Posted by Admin on 2016-06-07 09:38:00

Gov. John Hickenlooper signed a bill into law on Monday that would require school districts to adopt a policy to allow medical marijuana. The law only applies to students who have a license to use non-smoke able marijuana. Many families have found that the drug works well to stop symptoms of debilitating diseases.

Up to 12 States Could Vote on Marijuana This November -- Here They Are

Up to 12 States Could Vote on Marijuana This November -- Here They Are

Posted by Admin on 2016-06-06 09:55:00

Marijuana legalization has been growing like a weed for the past two decades, but 2016 could prove to be its most monumental year yet. Although marijuana has gained 24 state approvals for medicinal use, and four states have legalized its recreational use, we could see up to 12 separate approvals for the currently illicit drug in November.

National poll: Majority supports legalizing marijuana

National poll: Majority supports legalizing marijuana

Posted by Admin on 2016-06-06 09:46:00

A majority of American registered voters nationwide support the legalization of marijuana, according to the results of the latest Quinnipiac University poll out Monday. Slightly more than half — 54 percent — said the use of marijuana should be made legal across the country, while 41 percent said it should not.

Oregon's recreational marijuana market expands to edibles and extracts starting Thursday

Oregon's recreational marijuana market expands to edibles and extracts starting Thursday

Posted by Admin on 2016-06-03 10:14:00

Oregon's recreational marijuana market expands to edibles and extracts starting Thursday

Legalize marijuana group submits 354K signatures to state

Legalize marijuana group submits 354K signatures to state

Posted by Admin on 2016-06-03 10:10:00

A group trying to legalize marijuana in Michigan says it has submitted about 354,000 valid signatures to the state just before the deadline.

Some PA Patients Could Obtain Medical Marijuana This Summer

Some PA Patients Could Obtain Medical Marijuana This Summer

Posted by Admin on 2016-06-02 10:00:00

Medical marijuana moves one step closer to becoming available to patients in Pennsylvania. Some people will be able to gain access to the drug this summer, while others will have to wait a lot longer. The Pennsylvania Secretary of Health announced the details on the first phase of regulations at a press conference Wednesday morning.

Another Colorado Brewery is Making Marijuana-Infused Beer

Another Colorado Brewery is Making Marijuana-Infused Beer

Posted by Admin on 2016-06-01 09:33:00

Another Colorado brewery is making beer infused with marijuana. Ute Pass Brewing Company in Woodland Park is now selling ‘Major Hemp Porter’ and ‘Major Hemp CBDBIES’.

Illinois House OKs Plan to Expand Medical Marijuana Program

Illinois House OKs Plan to Expand Medical Marijuana Program

Posted by Admin on 2016-05-31 10:17:00

The Illinois House has approved a plan to expand the state's medical marijuana pilot program by two-and-a-half years and add post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and terminal illness to the list of allowed conditions.

VA hospital in Phoenix blocks presentation on cannabis, PTSD

VA hospital in Phoenix blocks presentation on cannabis, PTSD

Posted by Admin on 2016-05-30 06:00:00

A doctor is upset after the Veterans Affairs hospital in Phoenix blocked her from giving a lecture about marijuana’s effect on veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder.

Toronto Police Raid 43 Marijuana Dispensaries, Seize Hundreds of Pounds of Pot

Toronto Police Raid 43 Marijuana Dispensaries, Seize Hundreds of Pounds of Pot

Posted by Admin on 2016-05-29 06:00:00

Marijuana dispensaries in Toronto were raided by the dozens on Thursday as police conducted a coordinated operation against establishments accused of illegally selling weed in Canada’s largest city.

NC Bill Seeks Legalization of Medical Marijuana

NC Bill Seeks Legalization of Medical Marijuana

Posted by Admin on 2016-05-27 14:00:00

North Carolina legislators are back at it again trying to legalize marijuana for medicinal purposes. This would be the second step North Carolina has made into using the cannabis plant for medical reasons.

DEA Set to Rule on Crucial Rescheduling of Marijuana

DEA Set to Rule on Crucial Rescheduling of Marijuana

Posted by Admin on 2016-05-27 09:58:00

The U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency is about to make a decision that could have extensive implications on the marijuana industry: to reschedule or not to reschedule marijuana's position as an illegal substance. That is the question!

Marijuana-Friendly Athletic gym to Open in San Francisco this Fall

Marijuana-Friendly Athletic gym to Open in San Francisco this Fall

Posted by Admin on 2016-05-26 18:00:00

Beginning this fall, cannabis users will be able to enjoy both getting high and bench pressing weights at the same time. Jim McAlpine, a cannabis industry entrepreneur who you may recognize as a co-founder of the 420 Games in San Francisco, has just unveiled his newest venture: a pot-friendly gym.

Ohio lawmakers pass medical marijuana bill, sending it to Gov. John Kasich

Ohio lawmakers pass medical marijuana bill, sending it to Gov. John Kasich

Posted by Admin on 2016-05-26 11:47:00

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Ohio is poised to become the 25th state to legalize medical marijuana after state lawmakers approved a fast-moving bill Wednesday evening in a close vote.

Federal Marijuana Smuggling is Declining in the Era of Legal Weed

Federal Marijuana Smuggling is Declining in the Era of Legal Weed

Posted by Admin on 2016-05-26 15:00:00

It's become an issue in the age of legal marijuana: Weed from places like Colorado and Washington is making its way all over the country, creating problems for law enforcement. However, federal data-sets tell a more complicated story: Nationwide, federal marijuana trafficking offenses are on the decline.

Oregon Issues Guidelines on Marijuana 'Gifting' and Giveaways

Oregon Issues Guidelines on Marijuana 'Gifting' and Giveaways

Posted by Admin on 2016-05-26 10:15:00

Marijuana is legal to possess in Oregon, but rules around where you can consume remain a problem of state and local rules. Portland officials this month said they would begin cracking down on events where people pay admission and receive cannabis samples once they are in.

A GOP Congressman Says He Used Medical Marijuana While In Office

A GOP Congressman Says He Used Medical Marijuana While In Office

Posted by Admin on 2016-05-25 16:34:00

U.S. Rep. Dana Rohrabacher just made a striking admission: Speaking to a group of marijuana activists on Capitol Hill, Rohrabacher said he had recently turned to medical marijuana to help deal with arthritis pain, and it worked.

Lawyers & Advocates Join To Help Medical Marijuana Patients

Lawyers & Advocates Join To Help Medical Marijuana Patients

Posted by Admin on 2016-05-11 14:05:00

Americans for Safe Access has recently partnered up with Orrick, a leading global law firm to provide pro bono support to medical marijuana patients and help them navigate the complexity of medical marijuana laws.

Medical Marijuana Industry Could Help L.A.'s Homeless Population

Medical Marijuana Industry Could Help L.A.'s Homeless Population

Posted by Admin on 2016-03-29 13:46:00

Los Angeles is considering different funding sources to reduce the city’s rate of homelessness.