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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 […]
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 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 […]
In the marijuana news today is a battle that has been brewing for well over a year now. Will the current White House administration crack down on states that have legalized marijuana? Thankfully, the answer likely points to “No.” In a bipartisan move (increasingly rare in today’s fraught political climate) the House Appropriations Committee voted […]
The risk depends upon your genes. Given that so many states are now making marijuana available for medical and/or recreational use, the question of whether marijuana causes psychosis is not likely to go away soon.  I am often asked the question “if I smoke marijuana, will I become psychotic?” The answer is “it depends.”   It depends upon the genes of the […]