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Using a topical might benefit your lifestyle. Cannabis topicals are a relatively new item on the market. If you’re a medical patient, chances are you’ve seen them sold in dispensaries and may have even tried one. If you’re new to the cannabis scene, check out these instances to see if trying one will benefit your […]
The Arizona Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that the state can’t criminally charge public college students for having and using marijuana on campus if they have a medical marijuana card. The high court said a 2012 law banning medical marijuana on college campuses violated the Arizona Constitution’s protections for voter-approved laws. The court also vacated a marijuana possession conviction for […]
Members of Congress joined legal cannabis-industry representatives in front of the United States Capitol today, May 23, calling for an end to federal pot prohibition. Among the lawmakers appearing in solidarity with the National Cannabis Industry Association were Colorado representatives Diana DeGette and Jared Polis. “There are 34,000 Coloradans who are licensed to work in this industry, […]
Marijuana producer Canopy Growth Corp. (CGC) began trading on the New York Stock Exchange Thursday, making it one of two Canadian pure-play marijuana stocks to list on a major U.S. exchange. Canopy Growth fell 3.8% to 29.07 in Thursday’s stock market trading. Cronos Group (CRON), became the first Canadian marijuana company to list on the Nasdaq in February, eased 1.4%. Canopy’s […]
The temporary rules governing the Golden State’s marijuana industry have been extended until the end of the year, with only minor tweaks. The relatively sudden growth of the country’s cannabis industry has left local government officials scrambling to create the regulations necessary to govern businesses without federal oversight, and for many canna-legal states, a finalized […]
A month ago, Zimbabwe looked set to make growing cannabis (dagga) a legal pursuit in the country. However, News 24 and DailyNews report the government have since come down from their proposals. Back in April, Health and Child Care Minister Dr David Parirenyatwa was reported to have pushed for the law change and issuing his […]
A chemical found in cannabis plants that is safe to ingest could hold the key to giving up smoking, scientists have claimed. Researchers have discovered that taking cannabidiol (CBD) completely disables some of the most fundamental triggers for relapse in smokers who have quit – cues they strongly associate with cigarettes such as friends smoking […]
Marijuana is under investigation as a potential treatment for depression — as well as other mental illnesses. What are the positives and negatives of cannabis as a depression therapy? Untreated and inadequately controlled depression is a big problem. In 2016, 16.2 million American adults experienced at least one major depressive episode, according to the National […]
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has told top brass at the city’s police department to stop arresting people who are caught smoking marijuana in public, according to a City Hall aide.Currently, smoking in public can lead to arrest, while possession of small amounts of marijuana can lead to a summons. This weekend, the […]
If approved by the FDA, this cannabidiol-based drug may have an opportunity to (partially) reform federal law. Every time we turn around, the marijuana industry seems to be making history. Earlier this year, Cronos Group became the very first over-the-counter-listed pot stock to uplist to a more reputable exchange — the Nasdaq. In January, Vermont became the ninth […]