Kansas City Votes To Eliminate Jail Time For Marijuana Possession by Nick Wing, The Huffington Post
Voters in Kansas City voted overwhelmingly on Tuesday to eliminate the possibility of jail time for people caught with small amounts of marijuana or related paraphernalia.
With nearly 75 percent of voters in favor of the initiative, the […]
Canada to legalize recreational marijuana by mid 2018 by AFP
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s Liberal Party will introduce legislation in the coming weeks that would legalize the recreational use of marijuana in Canada by mid-2018, reports said Monday.
Passage of the bill would make Canada the first G7 country to legalize the recreational […]
Your Grandma Needs To Be Smoking Pot
This week scientists found evidence that the psychoactive ingredient in marijuana, tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), may be able to remove the buildup of a toxic protein linked to Alzheimer’s. It’s good news for the fastest growing group of marijuana users—seniors—and gives those above the age of 50 who haven’t […]
DEA Set to Rule on Crucial Rescheduling of Marijuana by Will Yakowicz, Inc.
The U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency is about to make a decision that could have wide-ranging implications on the state-sanctioned marijuana industry: to reschedule or not to reschedule marijuana’s position as an illegal substance.
Since 1970, marijuana has been on the list […]
House Republican says he used medical marijuana while in office by John Newsome, CNN
Rep. Dana Rohrabacher is a Republican congressman from California, a senior member on the House Committee on Foreign Affairs and a member of the House Committee on Science, Space and Technology.
He also announced recently that he’s a medical marijuana […]
Toronto Police Raid More Than 40 Marijuana Dispensaries by Mike Adams, High Times
At a time when the Canadian government is moving toward progressive policies to bring down prohibition across the entire scope of the northern nation, police in the Toronto area have unleashed a savage attack against medical marijuana dispensaries all over the […]
2016 Latin American Medical Cannabis Conference to be held in San Jose by Emily Gray Brosious
The Latin American Medical Cannabis Conference is scheduled to take place in San Jose, Costa Rica this summer from July 27-29.
Leading cannabis industry members, policy experts and medical cannabis patients from the United States, Colombia, Uruguay and Costa […]
DEA Approves First-Ever Trial of Medical Marijuana for PTSD in Veterans by Brad Burge, MAPS
Non-profit MAPS receives $2.156 million grant from State of Colorado for first clinical trial of whole plant marijuana for PTSD treatment
The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) has formally approved the first-ever randomized controlled trial of whole plant […]
2015 High Times Cannabis Cup NorCal Winners
Everyone brought their best to the 2015 HIGH TIMES NorCal Medical Cannabis Cup! The competition was fierce across all of the categories represented, but ultimately the judges voted for these fine entries. Here’s the complete list of winners..
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Cannabis Treatment Helps 9-Year-Old Boy Speak His First Words
by Beth Greenfield, Yahoo Parenting News
Though Kalel Santiago of Puerto Rico is only 9 years old, he’s already endured some adult-level struggles. At just 10 months, he was diagnosed with the rare childhood cancer neuroblastoma, and […]