Los Angeles Sues Unlicensed Cannabis Dispensary

Los Angeles Sues Unlicensed Cannabis Dispensary

City Attorney Mike Feuer is taking a stand against unsafe products. The city of Los Angeles has filed a lawsuit against an unlicensed cannabis dispensary for selling product tainted with dangerous chemicals, according to media reports. At a downtown news conference on Wednesday, City Attorney Mike Feuer indicated that the lawsuit against Kush Club 20 […]

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Medical Marijuana Sales in Arkansas Set to Start Mid-May

Patients in Arkansas don’t have to wait much longer With the harvest of the state’s first legal cannabis crop just days away, sales of medical marijuana in Arkansas should begin in mid-May, according to government regulators. Department of Finance and Administration spokesman Scott Hardin said on Friday that a dispensary in Hot Springs should receive […]

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Medical Marijuana Expansion Bill Headed to Texas House Floor

Legislation would dramatically expand patient access to the limited state program. Texas may see the expansion of its medical marijuana program beyond its current restriction to low THC cannabis oil for those with severe forms of epilepsy. A bill is waiting to be scheduled for floor vote in the House that would add qualifying conditions […]

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West Virginia Judge Orders City to Put Cannabis Decriminalization Back on Ballot

The small West Virginia town of Salem will have its say on marijuana decriminalization after all. The town of Salem, West Virginia has about 1,400 residents. Around 850 of them are registered voters. Despite its diminutive size, Salem was on the verge of decriminalizing simple possession. An advocacy group, Sensible Movement Coalition, had gathered enough […]

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Small Study Finds Regular Cannabis Users Need More Sedation For Medical Procedures

Could this small study lead to a longer period of research? A small study by Colorado researchers has determined that regular cannabis users may need more sedation during medical procedures. A report on the two-year study, conducted by researchers at Community Hospital in Grand Junction, Colorado, was published on Monday in The Journal of the […]

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First Clinical Trial Of Cannabis For PTSD in Veterans Is Now Complete

Will the results affect the lives of vets who are currently denied cannabis health care? After a decade of working on the first FDA-approved trial examining the effects of THC and CBD on the symptoms of PTSD in war veterans, a team of researchers has declared their clinical trial complete. The process, however, was not […]

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New Research Indicates Cannabis Consumption May Motivate One to Exercise

So can the “lazy stoner” stereotype die now? New research from the University of Colorado indicates that cannabis may increase the enjoyment of physical activity and help motivate users to exercise. A summary of the research was released recently and the full results of the study will be published soon by the medical journal Frontiers […]

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Cannabis-linked emergency room visits trebled after Colorado legalisation, study shows

Pot cookies and other edibles behind ‘troubling’ numbers of mental health complaints despite being far less popular than smoked marijuana Cannabis legalisation in Colorado has led to a threefold increase in hospital emergency room visits, according to a new study. It also found that people who used edibles like pot brownies were 33 times more […]

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420: WHAT IS THE ANNUAL MARIJUANA CELEBRATION, WHICH EVENTS ARE ON FOR IT AND HOW DID IT BEGIN?

It’s widely believed 420 was coined in the early 1970s by a group of Californian students Today, cannabis users across the globe will be lighting up to celebrate 420. The annual event is observed as a means of celebrating marijuana use, while also campaigning for it to become legalised in parts of the world where […]

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More adults use marijuana in states where it is legal

Date: November 13, 2017 Source: Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health Summary: Daily use of marijuana as well as past month rates rose for both men and women aged 26 and older in states with medical marijuana laws in effect. Marijuana use among those younger than 26 years old was generally unaffected by changes […]

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