In 2017, some Americans could buy legal marijuana almost as easily as they could order a pizza. Pot shops outnumber Starbucks stores in states like Colorado and Oregon, and medical marijuana delivery services drop the drug off at people's doors in California and Massachusetts. With marijuana now more accessible — legally — than ever, more researchers are weighing in on its … [Read more...] about Everything we learned about the health effects of marijuana in 2017
For some parents who are at their wits' end finding ways to ease their kids' autism symptoms, medical marijuana has offered a relief other medications and treatments apparently can't. This past year has seen several parents of children with autism speak out, especially as more states qualify autism patients for medical marijuana use and major studies examine the effects of … [Read more...] about More parents are looking to marijuana to help kids with Autism
Dogs, cats, even horses seem to be the newest customer base for medical marijuana. Cannabis-based products are being used to treat everything from anxiety to allergies, epilepsy and cancer. Sales, at least locally, are skyrocketing. Once a month, a pitbull boxer mix named Rex undergoes chemotherapy. Rex was diagnosed with a nasal tumor about 14 months ago. "He had nose … [Read more...] about POT FOR PETS: Medical marijuana role in treating pet illnesses
After having a conversation with NBA-player-turned-cannabis-entrepreneur Al Harrington, David Stern has changed his stance on medical marijuana in the NBA. In a short documentary film from UNINTERRUPTED, Stern tells Harrington, “I think [medical marijuana] should be removed from the banned list.” [embedded content] Harrington (1:40): “I would say that over 70 percent of … [Read more...] about David Stern says medical marijuana should be allowed in the NBA
Since the beginning of 2017, Peter Reynolds and Professor Mike Barnes of CLEAR Cannabis Law Reform have been working on a project that is about to come to fruition. The Council of the Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP) meets tomorrow, 22nd September 2017, to consider our proposal to issue guidelines to doctors on the use of medicinal cannabis. As ever, the UK’s … [Read more...] about Probably the biggest breakthrough yet for medicinal cannabis in the UK.