2018

Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC)—the marijuana compound known for getting you high—is the most well-know cannabis constituent. In recent years, cannabidiol (CBD) has garnered attention for its non-intoxicating medicinal properties. Now, the federal government is recruiting researchers to investigate how the dozens of other lesser-known cannabinoids and terpenes work and whether they can treat pain. It’s going to […]

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bubaone/Getty During a House Rules Committee debate in January, the chairman, Rep. Pete Sessions (R-TX), was blunt. “I, as probably everybody in this rooms knows, have a strong opinion on drugs, illegal drugs, alcohol,” Sessions said while members argued over an amendment that would protect states with legal cannabis from federal interference. “Marijuana is an addictive product, […]

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A new condition can now be treated with medical marijuana in Connecticut. The General Assembly’s Regulations Review Committee has agreed that chronic neuropathic pain associated with degenerative spinal disorders is eligible for treatment with the drug. With this change, there are now 31 conditions that have been approved for adults and eight for patients under […]

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Although it wasn’t the green sweep that cannabis enthusiasts were hoping for, the recently passed midterm elections turned in a second-best case scenario for the marijuana legalization movement in the United States. Entering Election Night, there were 30 states that had passed broad-based medical cannabis laws, nine of which also allowed adults to use recreational […]

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Buy Photo Hasan writes: “Medical marijuana has been able to flourish for 10 years in Michigan with The Reef, a dispensary, being at the top of the industry.”(Photo: David Guralnick, The Detroit News)Buy Photo On Nov. 6, 2018, Michigan became the 10th state in the nation to approve recreational use of marijuana. The residents of […]

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