The cannabis plant contains a number of compounds with research-backed benefits for cancer patients. The science-based case that it is a safe and effective medicine will be made below, with plenty of links to double-blind studies, authoritative sources, and leading experts. The takeaway being that the plant and preparations derived from it can provide relief…
The US Drug Enforcement Administration may still consider CBD an illegal, Schedule I drug, but the national drugstore chain CVS apparently disagrees. America’s largest drugstore retailer confirmed earlier this week that it’s selling CBD products in at least eight states and will soon carry CBD products from Curaleaf. Those states include Alabama, California, Colorado, Illinois,…
A new cannabis company, Cannadips, is selling a line of chewable cannabis pouches modeled after old fashioned chewing tobacco, or snus. Composed of monk fruit, essential oils, and a dry cannabis tincture enclosed in a small coconut fiber pouch, the cannabinoids absorb through the mouth’s lining and directly into the bloodstream, bypassing the liver altogether,…
In the first in what are anticipated to be multiple Congressional hearings to address the federal prohibition and criminalization of marijuana, the House Financial Services Committee has scheduled to convene a markup on The Safe Banking Act, HR 1595. Thousands of state-licensed and regulated businesses lack access to the banking industry and are unable to accept…
Civic leaders in the borough of Steelton, Pennsylvania unanimously passed an ordinance to decriminalize possession of small quantities of marijuana on Tuesday evening. At a special meeting called to considerer the proposal, members of the borough council voted 5-0 to remove criminal penalties for first-time offenders possessing less than 30 grams of cannabis. Simple possession…
Overdoses due to prescription drugs is the top leading cause of accidental deaths in America. Over the years, prescription drugs, especially opioids have been used, overused, and abused. Unfortunately, it has moved from a crisis to a full-blown nationwide epidemic. Although certain U.S. states have taken a stricter approach regarding the prescribing and re-filling of…
From California to New York, infused meals have become a mainstay of today’s cannabis culture, providing a focal point around which both enthusiasts and canna-curious may gather socially and learn about the plant. While THC infused meals happen speakeasy style in states that have yet to pass adult use regulations, CBD-infused meals are ubiquitous, writes…
Work in an office long enough and concepts like boozy lunches or work-sponsored afternoon happy hours can become part of the routine as much as anything else. The thought process is you can have a buzz on and still adequately finish your work. Well, it appears cannabis users in legal states have taken that notion…
It started in 1986 with a puff of Myakka Gold marijuana on Bradenton Beach. Cathy Jordan was diagnosed with Lou Gehrig’s disease and given no more than five years to live. She came down to Florida from her home in Delaware with the goal to end her own life. She wanted to see the beach…
Cannabis is above all-else, a healing herb. Indigenous tribes and early civilizations have used the plant for its medicinal properties since long before lab-developed pharmaceuticals were remotely a concept. THC and CBD can both be used individually to treat various symptoms, but most patients find relief with the the right ratio of cannabinoids. In most…