2018

Legalizing marijuana is going to be a huge issue in 2018 gubernatorial races. AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File Take, for example, the candidates for governor from both major parties who held press conferences to discuss ending cannabis prohibition in the past week. On Monday, New York Republican gubernatorial hopeful Joel Giambra unveiled a proposal to legalize marijuana and […]

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As recreational marijuana sales ramp up throughout the Bay Area, could the newly legal drug end up creating an unexpected type of high — in our real estate market? Researchers looking at the impact of legalized recreational marijuana on Denver’s home prices found a surprising trend: dispensaries that began selling recreational marijuana had a “large […]

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Predicted binding poses for active cis-azo-THC-3, shown as sticks with magenta carbon atoms (A); and for active trans-azo-THC-4, shown as sticks with purple carbon atoms (B). [Reprinted from M.V. Westphal et al., J. Am. Chemical Soc. 139, 18206 (2017), with the permission of ACS Publications.] Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), the psychoactive ingredient in marijuana, has been enjoyed […]

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DEAR HARRIETTE: I have a friend who totally believes that if you make a wish on New Year’s Day, your whole life can change. I do not believe in fairy tales. I believe in honest hard work and commitment. Meanwhile, my friend goes on and on about how she made this wish and all the […]

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Supporters of legalizing medical marijuana in Kentucky touted its potential as a viable alternative to ease the state’s addiction woes from opioid painkillers. Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes joined other advocates at a state Capitol event last week to promote a medical marijuana legalization bill introduced in the state House. Advocates included Eric Crawford, […]

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Susan Spencer Telegram Gazette Staff @SusanSpencerTG GRAFTON – Selectmen voted unanimously Tuesday to sign a community benefit agreement, and voted 3-2 to sign a letter of non-opposition, for a medical marijuana cultivation plant proposed by Olde World Remedies. Unlike the first time a medical marijuana business came to town seeking to set up operation, when […]

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DEXTER — During the November 2016 election Maine residents approved a referendum concerning the possession and use of marijuana by those 21 and older which also allows for the cultivation, manufacture, distribution, testing and sale of marijuana and products subject to state regulation, taxation and local ordinance. In the year since the vote, town officials […]

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Republican gubernatorial candidate Joel Giambra wants to legalize recreational marijuana use in New York and use the revenue to fund transportation improvements. Giambra, former Erie County executive, would dedicate all tax revenue generated by the move to transportation projects, according to the New York Daily News. “Adult use of marijuana can produce revenue for the […]

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