July 2015

Related Coverage Work began Thursday to harvest the first crop from the University of Hawaii’s Industrial Hemp Research Project. The field is located in Waimanalo and housed three varieties of industrial hemp: temperate zone hemp, tropical seed hemp, and tropical fiber hemp. Initial findings from the project indicate that the tropical fiber hemp is flourishing […]

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Shop ▾ Facebook Twitter Linkedin Googleplus Stumbleupon Reddit Source: Mark Piscotty/Getty Images 2012 and 2014 were both incredibly important years for marijuana legalization. Colorado and Washington both passed initiatives to decriminalize and legalize cannabis by popular vote in 2012, and since then, have both opened the first legal marijuana markets in the U.S. Legal retail sales […]

Related Coverage Work began Thursday to harvest the first crop from the University of Hawaii’s Industrial Hemp Research Project. The field is located in Waimanalo and housed three varieties of industrial hemp: temperate zone hemp, tropical seed hemp, and tropical fiber hemp. Initial findings from the project indicate that the tropical fiber hemp is flourishing […]

A Common Source Outbreak of Severe Delirium Associated with Exposure to the Novel Synthetic Cannabinoid ADB-PINACA. Schwartz MD et al. J Emerg Med 2015 May;48:573-80. Abstract As noted in a recent survey of synthetic cannabinoid exposures in the New England Journal of Medicine, the synthetic cannabinoid (SC) ADB-PINACA was associated with outbreaks in August and September 2013, both in Brunswick GA […]

Related Coverage Work began Thursday to harvest the first crop from the University of Hawaii’s Industrial Hemp Research Project. The field is located in Waimanalo and housed three varieties of industrial hemp: temperate zone hemp, tropical seed hemp, and tropical fiber hemp. Initial findings from the project indicate that the tropical fiber hemp is flourishing […]

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Israel’s Deputy Health Minister Yaakov Litzman announced on Monday that medical marijuana will now be available at pharmacies with a prescription.  According to the Times of Israel, cannabis will be prescribed and supervised liked narcotic medications—and the move will ease pressure on overcrowded dispensaries.  “Today pharmacies give out all kind of drugs, including narcotics such […]