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Marijuana itself not an ideal anxiety treatment option - STLtoday.com

Sun, 10/15/2017 - 22:01

Marijuana itself not an ideal anxiety treatment option
STLtoday.com
Also, even in people for whom marijuana works, one dose may be effective at reducing anxiety (which probably is why many people with anxiety disorders use cannabis), while higher doses increase risk of panic disorders. Since exact dosing is difficult ...

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A healing drug: Former NFL players advocate the use of cannabis - AZCentral.com

Sun, 10/15/2017 - 17:00

AZCentral.com

A healing drug: Former NFL players advocate the use of cannabis
AZCentral.com
... use of cannabis for athletes in the NFL alongside cannabis therapeutics specialist, Uma Dhanabalan, and former Colorado State University student-athlete, Treyous Jarrells. Former New York Jet Marvin Washington said allowing the use of marijuana by ...

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Melissa Etheridge Busted for Possession of Marijuana at US-Canada Border - PEOPLE.com

Sun, 10/15/2017 - 15:50

PEOPLE.com

Melissa Etheridge Busted for Possession of Marijuana at US-Canada Border
PEOPLE.com
Etheridge first opened up about her weed use in the new Yahoo! project Cannabis & the American Family, and PEOPLE premiered the video clip earlier this year. The Grammy-winner explained that she began using medical marijuana as a holistic alternative ...
Melissa Etheridge busted for marijuana possession at borderPage Six
Report: Melissa Etheridge detained at Canadian border for having marijuana oil on tour bus over the summerKansas City Star (blog)

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Michigan officials prepare for influx of medical marijuana applications - Detroit Free Press

Sun, 10/15/2017 - 14:47

Detroit Free Press

Michigan officials prepare for influx of medical marijuana applications
Detroit Free Press
The undercover team, armed with medical marijuana cards, was able to purchase the cannabis at the eight shops — four in Traverse City and four in other parts of the county — even though they didn't have a registered caregiver listed at the dispensary.

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California cannabis farmer loses farmhouse, $2M in crops in wildfires - Globalnews.ca

Sun, 10/15/2017 - 14:08

Globalnews.ca

California cannabis farmer loses farmhouse, $2M in crops in wildfires
Globalnews.ca
Last Sunday, as the wildfires, which have now killed at least 40 people, first erupted, Lopas' cannabis farm in Santa Rosa went up in flames, leaving behind the stumps of two chimneys, heaps of ash, charred marijuana plants and a despairing entrepreneur.

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First-ever Israeli inhaler transforming marijuana into prescribed doses - The Jerusalem Post

Sun, 10/15/2017 - 12:51

The Jerusalem Post

First-ever Israeli inhaler transforming marijuana into prescribed doses
The Jerusalem Post
After inhaling, it takes between three to five minutes for the concentrated cannabis to reach maximum blood levels, unlike modified marijuana liquid extractions or oils which require hours to take effect. And as a smart device, the inhaler transmits ...

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Cannabis research booms with backing of commercial growers - CBC.ca

Sun, 10/15/2017 - 09:33

The Times of Israel

Cannabis research booms with backing of commercial growers
CBC.ca
The budding marijuana industry is spurring new research around cannabis that will have long-term effects on a variety of fields, from farming to new medicine, as companies look for solid scientific data on the substance. With the looming legalization ...
US university offers full four-year marijuana degreeThe Times of Israel

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Canada's Proposed Tax on Recreational Marijuana Looks to Be a Major Win for Pot Producers - Madison.com

Sun, 10/15/2017 - 09:20

Madison.com

Canada's Proposed Tax on Recreational Marijuana Looks to Be a Major Win for Pot Producers
Madison.com
Few industries are seeing green like legal weed. According to a recently released report from Marijuana Business Daily titled "Marijuana Business Factbook 2017," the U.S. legal cannabis industry is expected to grow by about 30% in 2017, 45% the ...
Florida Medical Marijuana Patients Face up to Three Month Delay for State-Issued ID CardsMERRY JANE (blog)

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Two people face charges after police raid on marijuana dispensary ... - Ottawa Citizen

Sun, 10/15/2017 - 05:26

Ottawa Citizen

Two people face charges after police raid on marijuana dispensary ...
Ottawa Citizen
Charges include possession of the proceeds of crime and drug possession for the purpose of trafficking.

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Marijuana industry gets back to business of cannabis - Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

Sun, 10/15/2017 - 00:30

Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

Marijuana industry gets back to business of cannabis
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner
FAIRBANKS — Voters in Fairbanks and the Fairbanks North Star Borough embraced the Interior's cannabis industry Oct. 3, when they decisively shut down propositions A and 1. Now some of the entrepreneurs feel they can finally move full steam ahead.

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Melissa Etheridge busted for marijuana possession at border - Page Six

Sat, 10/14/2017 - 22:46

Page Six

Melissa Etheridge busted for marijuana possession at border
Page Six
... life that often comes with playing on the road,” she wrote on newapproachmissouri.com, a medical marijuana advocacy website. But she saw no appeal in drugs of any kind until her doctors recommended cannabis after her 2004 breast cancer diagnosis.
Report: Melissa Etheridge detained at Canadian border for having marijuana oil on tour bus over the summerKansas City Star (blog)
Report: Melissa Etheridge arrested for marijuana possessionKMOV.com

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Puerto Rico's Medical Marijuana Industry Takes a Hit Due to Hurricane - NBCNews.com

Sat, 10/14/2017 - 12:04

NBCNews.com

Puerto Rico's Medical Marijuana Industry Takes a Hit Due to Hurricane
NBCNews.com
The Puerto Rico Medical Cannabis Association is currently assessing the cost of the damage for the industry's insurers — a particularly integral calculation as the medical marijuana community does not qualify for federal aid because of legal restrictions.

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Draft cannabis regulations don't say how much marijuana consumption is too much for drivers - Straight.com

Sat, 10/14/2017 - 09:08

Straight.com

Draft cannabis regulations don't say how much marijuana consumption is too much for drivers
Straight.com
The draft regulation stipulates that motorists with more than two nanograms of THC (a psychoactive compound in cannabis) per millilitre of blood would be guilty of a summary offence. However, the document doesn't state how much pot must to be consumed ...

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California rolls out website to cut through cannabis haze - Salon

Sat, 10/14/2017 - 05:31

Salon

California rolls out website to cut through cannabis haze
Salon
Because they've been there, done that, Denny just can't imagine them using a new state website that offers resources — and plenty of warnings — about the use of marijuana now that lighting up recreationally is legal in California. “Some of this, I ...
5 States Angling to Put Recreational Marijuana on the Ballot in 2018Motley Fool
Legalization is looming, but there's not enough marijuana to go ...Financial Post
Colorado Marijuana Sales Already Top $1 Billion in 2017Westword
The Cannabist -ThinkProgress -The Cannabist
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Marijuana is not an all-purpose medical cure - CBC.ca

Sat, 10/14/2017 - 02:12

CBC.ca

Marijuana is not an all-purpose medical cure
CBC.ca
The cannabis used in medical research contains less than 10 per cent THC. We do know that using cannabis with higher THC concentrations is associated with an increased risk of psychosis, but we really don't know much about the medical effects at these ...

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St Kitts-Nevis National Marijuana Commission fully functional; regular meetings now being convened - Caribbean News Now (press release) (blog)

Fri, 10/13/2017 - 17:07

Caribbean News Now (press release) (blog)

St Kitts-Nevis National Marijuana Commission fully functional; regular meetings now being convened
Caribbean News Now (press release) (blog)
... law enforcement and the legal profession, as well as religious bodies, the Rastafarian community and youth, who are tasked with exploring the issues surrounding the use of marijuana/cannabis sativa through national consultations with all ...

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'Never Share a Joint With a Stranger. Especially Bill Maher': The Week in Cannabis Quotes - Leafly

Fri, 10/13/2017 - 15:15

Leafly

'Never Share a Joint With a Stranger. Especially Bill Maher': The Week in Cannabis Quotes
Leafly
Kathy Bates warns us against sharing a joint with Bill Maher, not because he bogarts it, but because he's all about that potency. Meanwhile, a chagrined airline passenger finds out the hard way what happens when you freak out mid-flight from a too ...

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Most election candidates support municipal cannabis licensing: survey - Edmonton Journal

Fri, 10/13/2017 - 15:05

Edmonton Journal

Most election candidates support municipal cannabis licensing: survey
Edmonton Journal
More than 80 per cent of municipal candidates surveyed say they support municipal restrictions on the use of cannabis in public places.

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Marijuana company to breathe new life into Cobourg's former Kraft plant - Toronto Star

Fri, 10/13/2017 - 14:37

Toronto Star

Marijuana company to breathe new life into Cobourg's former Kraft plant
Toronto Star
FV Pharma is among 37 licensed Ontario medical marijuana producers. Ontario has the most out of all the provinces and territories, followed by B.C., which has 15. Another Canadian cannabis producer, Aphria, is in the process of expanding its facility ...

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Hamilton's mayor is a shareholder in a marijuana growing company - CBC.ca

Fri, 10/13/2017 - 12:45

CBC.ca

Hamilton's mayor is a shareholder in a marijuana growing company
CBC.ca
Hamilton's mayor is diversifying. In addition to being head of city council, Fred Eisenberger is a new shareholder in a medicinal marijuana growing company. 'If I was terribly worried about it, I probably wouldn't have done this.' - Fred Eisenberger on ...

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