Marijuana

Legalized Marijuana Sales Cause Drop in Alcohol Sales

As legal marijuana grows in popularity, domestic beer brewers are starting to take big profit hits in states where recreational pot is legal. People are now spending their money on weed at a similar rate to alcohol states with legalization, especially among the younger generation. The shifting landscape is digging into the profits of the major...

Study Reveals Marijuana Treats Migraine Pain Better Than Prescription Medication

In another win for marijuana research, a study has found that the active compounds in cannabis are more effective at reducing the frequency of acute migraine pain than prescription migraine meds, and with fewer side effects. The study included a total of 127 participants who suffered from chronic migraines and cluster headaches, severe headaches that...

Guy Puts Tesla On Autopilot, Leans Back, Closes His Eyes And Lights A Fat Blunt

For better or for worse, driving high is common among marijuana enthusiasts. There’s just something about driving around with the windows down, music up, and joints blazing (Asher Roth even wrote a song about it). New studies have also found that marijuana use doesn’t necessarily make drivers more dangerous, but instead, creates the “little old lady” effect,...

Medical Marijuana Weeks Away From Being Sold Legally In Texas

WINTER GARDEN, Florida (CBS11) – Texas is weeks away from the first legal sale of medical marijuana. Two years after lawmakers legalized the drug for epilepsy patients, the state has licensed a company operating as Knox Medical to dispense the drug. CBS11 travelled to Winter Garden, Florida, where the company has already broken ground as one of the...

A 12-Year-Old Girl With Epilepsy Is Suing Jeff Sessions Over Medical Marijuana

By Daniel Politi Alexis Bortell’s family moved to Colorado so they could legally get their hands on the cannabis oil that has proven to be the only effective treatment for her epilepsy. But now the 12-year-old girl can’t go back to Texas, where she hopes to attend college someday. “I would like to be able to...

The ‘Gateway Drug’ is Alcohol, Not Marijuana

by VANDITA Researchers at the University of Florida have found that the theory of a “gateway drug” is not associated with marijuana – results from the Guttman scale indicated that alcohol represented the gateway drug, leading to the use of tobacco, marijuana, and other illicit substances. Furthermore, students who used alcohol “exhibited a significantly greater likelihood of using...

Court Rules That Medical Marijuana Card Holders Can’t Buy Firearms

By Michal Addady If you have a medical marijuana card, the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals says that you can’t buy a gun. The court ruled 3-0 on Wednesday that a ban preventing medical marijuana card holders from purchasing firearms is not in violation of the Second Amendment, the Associated Press reports. There are nine western states under...

Marijuana-Infused Gum for Digestive Pain Relief: Would you chew some?

The cannabis industry is growing, and studies are showing that this super-plant can help to cure a multitude of aches and pains, from the relief of irritable bowel syndrome to minimizing pain caused by fibromyalgia. Of course, not all users want to use smoking marijuana in order to get that relief. Fortunately, now there’s...

Marijuana Legalization 2017: States and Cities Where Weed Won This November

Marijuana remains illegal at a federal level, is classified as a Schedule I drug, and is still seen as a “life-wrecking” substance by the country’s Attorney General. But cannabis advocates made enormous strides in elections across the country this week. By Wednesday, it became clear that, just like last year, a scattering of marijuana-related reforms occurred throughout...

TEENAGER DYING OF CANCER ‘RECOVERS AFTER MOTHER GIVES HIM MARIJUANA’

Scientists have called for further research into the effect of cannabiscompounds on cancer cells after a teenage boy who was given the drug by his mother survived the disease. Callie Blackwell said she decided to give cannabis to her son Deryn, who was suffering from a rare, aggressive form of leukaemia, to ease his pain and anxiety...

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