A small group of research scientists are claiming that keeping certain psychoactive substances such as marijuana, psilocybin and the like categorized as illegal amounts to scientific censorship and is hampering research into potentially important medicinal uses of said outlawed elements. David Nutt, a professor of neuropsychopharmacology at Imperial College London, along with his colleagues David [...]
Although marijuana has only been legalized for recreational dedications in the states of Colorado and Washington, it hasn’t stopped the ArcView Investor Network, led by co-founder Steve DeAngelo, from holding six conferences throughout the United States over the past two years where marijuana entrepreneurs have pitched start-up concepts to large groups of potential investors. The [...]
It seems that ever since the 1968 histrionic masterpiece I Love You, Alice B Toklas, weed brownies have been assisting individuals from all across the globe in feeling an enhanced state of being. But when it comes to consuming marijuana, the act of smoking and ingesting it in the form of an edible are two [...]
I wouldn’t consider myself a professional when it comes to cultivating the sacred beans, but I may have one slice of wisdom that could save your harvest from an untimely expiration, and that’s having an emergency back-up indoor lighting system. If you are considering attempting to cultivate your own supply of devil’s lettuce indoors, one [...]
The Michigan Supreme Court has ruled that patients that are officially registered and compliant with the state’s medical marijuana program can’t be convicted of driving while impaired minus indications of behavioral deficiency. Currently Michigan’s traffic laws categorize operating a motorized vehicle with any quantity of THC in the operator’s system to be a criminal offense, [...]
Mark Wolfe is a registered California medical marijuana patient that uses the substance for chronic pain issues. He claims it makes him more attentive to his children as opposed to his previous use of alcohol. Mark had written an article for a prominent publication that has stirred up a bit of controversy due to what [...]
The Riverside City Council has decided to ban all medical marijuana clinics from delivering supplies directly to patients doorsteps. Statistics showing increased crime rates that accompany the retailing of medical marijuana is reportedly the reasoning Riverside’s city council members are giving for voting in favor of the delivery service ban. The newly passed delivery service [...]
United States District Judge Richard Matsch has officially ruled against the provision in Colorado’s law that would have forced magazines dedicated to marijuana to be handled in retail outlets similar to pornography. “The defendants have conceded the invalidity of the code provision cited in the complaints,” Judge Matsch avowed in his directive granting a permanent [...]
Registered patients with Nevada’s medical marijuana program have been waiting a minute or two for the state to offer them an alternative method of obtaining their supply of marijuana without having to cultivate it themselves or wait for the marijuana stork to fly by and drop it from the sky. Now, after just a short [...]
Several medical marijuana dispensaries in the Los Angeles and Long Beach areas have recently received letters from federal prosecutors warning the businesses to either close up shop or face serious consequences. The authorities are claiming that more than 100 dispensaries across Los Angeles County have received the letters as of Tuesday, June 11, telling them [...]
Professor Yosef Sarne of Tel Aviv University has recently discovered that the miraculous marijuana plant possesses neuroprotective qualities. The professor’s recent study has shown that extremely low doses of THC can in fact protect the brain from long-term cognitive damage in case of injury from hypoxia (lack of oxygen), seizures, or toxic drugs. As most [...]
Since the early 1990s, several countries around the globe have rediscovered hemp as a versatile renewable raw material and an ideally viable commercial crop. Most individuals throughout the world have a tendency to identify hemp as a crop that produces fiber, clothing, seed foodstuffs and fuel oil, but have you ever considered the prospective medicinal [...]
After two years of study and discussion, the Canadian federal government has finalized new rubrics regarding the country’s medical marijuana program and granted a reprieve to pharmacists who opposed the rules in their draft form. Canada’s Health Minister Leona Aglukkaq revealed the latest regulations for formal publication in the Canada Gazette. Under Canada’s new command, [...]
Years after Washington DC approved the sale of medical marijuana, dispensaries are still not open and now the frustration is mounting.
The debate over legalizing medical marijuana in Ohio, is already a hot topic. Those on both sides of the issue are speaking out, since it could end up on the state’s ballot in 2014.