Even the removal of prohibition comes with some prohibitions. Thirty U.S. states plus the District of Columbia have legalized medical and/or recreational marijuana, with Oklahoma becoming the latest to do so just a few weeks ago. However, legalization means different things in different locations. The sixth edition of The State of Legal Marijuana Markets recently released […]

Buy Photo Sespe Creek Collective in Ojai, owned by Chelsea Sutula, shown here, is one of three medical marijuana dispensaries in Ojai expected to expand into recreational marijuana sales once an ordinance allowing them takes effect in August.(Photo: JUAN CARLO/THE STAR)Buy Photo Recreational cannabis will soon be for sale at dispensaries in Ojai. The Ojai […]

CLOSE Local officials are beginning to decide if they want medical marijuana businesses in their communities before the state starts giving out licenses next year. Wochit Buy Photo Maria Dickerson, 59, a 28-year Greenacres resident and president of the Greenacres Woodward Civic Association at her home in Green Acres, a Detroit neighborhood, on Thursday, July […]

Cannabis sativa is a herbaceous plant that represents a source of more than sixty aromatic hydrocarbon compounds known as cannabinoids, and among them delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol (usually abbreviated as THC) is the main psychotropic constituent. Since cannabinoids are characterized by low water and high lipid solubility, their pharmacological properties were classically ascribed to the perturbation of biological […]

SPRINGFIELD — He helps sufferers feel better. The DEA raided his home and threatened to take his children. He knows the tool of his trade is both ancient and radical. Ezra Parzybok of Northampton covers all of this and more in his new book “Cannabis Consulting: Helping Patients, Parents and Practitioners Understand Medical Marijuana” (ForeEdge, 2018, 220 […]

CLOSE NJ Health Commissioner, Dr. Shereef Elnahal speaks at Hackensack University Medical Center about medical marijuana. Wednesday, July 11, 2018 NorthJersey Medical cannabis on display at the Harmony Dispensary in Secaucus, Monday, June 18, 2018.(Photo: Chris Monroe/Special to NorthJersey.com) Gov. Phil Murphy is seeking to double the number of locations where New Jerseyans with medical […]