Marijuana

Study Shows Females Who Smoke Marijuana Have Higher IQ’s Than Those Who Don’t

Sounds strange, doesn’t it? But this has been common knowledge among the pot community that the smarter ones are the one that puff weed. Now science has come into the picture. This is no longer some ”hippie talk”. The Journal of Epidemiology and Community health has gone as far as conducting an experiment off of...

CBD 101: The Good, the Bad & the Hope

Cannabidiol (CBD) has been sparking interest and keeping the conversation going on medical marijuana for years on end. Although studies in support of CBD benefitssurface periodically, the uninformed masses are still apprehensive about accepting cannabinoid oil as a form of alternative treatment. But what is the truth about cannabidiol oil and how effective is it for healing purposes?...

Should your insurance company pay for medical marijuana?

Recent court rulings in Canada and the U.S. could set a new precedent for insurance companies to pay for doctor-prescribed medical marijuana. In the last few months, in consideration of the addictive potential of opiates and relatively few safety concerns over marijuana, judges in both the U.S. and Canada have ruled in favor of...

The House Just Stripped Medical Marijuana States Of Protection From The DEA

By James McClure States that have legalized medical marijuana could soon get an unwanted visit from the DEA. Yesterday, Congress stunned the cannabis industry by rejecting the only legal protection preventing Attorney General Jeff “good people don’t smoke marijuana” Sessions from cracking down on those 30 states for violating federal cannabis prohibition. Back in 2014, lawmakers passed an amendment to...

Texas Is About to Get Its First Marijuana Dispensary

Before year’s end, the first marijuana dispensary in Texas is slated to roll out. It’s high time for the industry to take hold within the state: It’s been two years since the enactment of the Texas Com­pas­sionate Use Act, a 2015 state law that allows limited and narrow use of cannabidiol (CBD) with low THC levels for...

Medical marijuana patients should be able to buy guns too

The state of California, and 28 other states, have legalized medical marijuana. In order to legally obtain marijuana, one must first register for a medical marijuana card. However, many Americans do not know that if they register for a medical marijuana card, they can no longer buy any guns or ammunition. For many, this...

Benguet gets ready for marijuana tourism

LA TRINIDAD, BENGUET—Should medical marijuana become legal, Benguet province is opening what it considers a potential niche industry: medical marijuana tourism. Legal marijuana plantations could bring in medical practitioners, pharmaceutical scientists and ailing Filipinos interested in a new kind of treatment, said provincial tourism officer Clarita Prudencio last week. Downstream businesses could open interactive learning tours...

Marijuana Can Help Heal Broken Bones Study Says

Scientists in Israel are exploring another medical use for marijuana: Their research indicates that a compound in the plant helps heal bone fractures. The new study, published in the Journal of Bone and Mineral Research, found that broken bones healed faster and stronger when the patient received the non-psychoactive compound cannabidiol, or CBD. “We found that...

Tennessee Democrats vote to support medical marijuana

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Tennessee Democrats have voted to support resolutions calling for the legalization of medical marijuana, wider health care coverage and a $15 minimum wage. The state executive committee passed the resolutions aimed at expressing the positions of the state Democratic Party. State lawmakers have been studying the issue of medical marijuana since the...

Big Pharma Will Lose $4 Billion Per Year Due to Medical Marijuana

By Joseph Misulonas One of the not-so-secret aspects of the fight against marijuana legalization is that pharmaceutical companies are actively campaigning against it out of fear they'll lose money. Well, according to a new report, Big Pharma actually does have a lot to fear. A recent report found that Big Pharma stands to lose as much as $4 billion per year if medical...

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