January 11, 2018

ASBURY PARK, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — A New Jersey town is welcoming weed from open arms. As CBS2’s Jessica Moore reported, Gov.-elect Phil Murphy promised to legalize recreational marijuana during his first 100 days in office, and word has quickly spread around Asbury Park that the mayor and city council members are onboard. “I’ll take some,” […]

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New Jersey lawmakers kicked off the new session by once again introducing legislation to legalize marijuana. Read full text of SB830 Democratic state Sen. Nicholas Scutari introduced the measure allowing the recreational use of marijuana on Tuesday, the same day the new session of the Democrat-led Legislature convened. Incoming Democratic governor Phil Murphy campaigned on legalizing […]

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CLOSE The Justice Department is reportedly rolling back the Obama-era policy of not challenging state laws regarding medical and recreational marijuana use. Buzz60 Medical marijuana plants(Photo: FILE) HELENA — Medical marijuana cardholders in Montana have nearly tripled and the number of providers has increased by 17 percent since a 2016 ballot initiative and 2017 state […]

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MaryJane Sarvis, an artist in Shaftsbury, Vt., weaned herself from the opioid painkillers she was prescribed for chronic nerve pain. “I felt tired all the time and I was still in pain,” she says. Marijuana works better for her, but costs $200 per month out-of-pocket. …read more at https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2018/01/11/577411274/the-high-cost-of-medical-marijuana-causes-pain-in-vermont

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Jordan Michelle vapes CBD oil made from hemp at the Cannabis World Congress and Business Expo on June 16, 2017 in New York City. (Credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images) This week, Vermont and New Hampshire moved to legalize cannabis for adult use, signifying a major step in states’ acceptance of the plant along the East Coast, and in their […]

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New Jersey governor-elect Phil Murphy doesn’t succeed Chris Christie until next week, but already his fellow Democrats have introduced legislation to achieve one of his campaign promises, legalizing marijuana. Democratic state Sen. Nicholas Scutari introduced the measure allowing the recreational use of marijuana by those 21 and older on Tuesday, the same day the new […]

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SINGAPORE – Cannabinoid-based medication can, among other things, help to counteract the nausea and vomiting associated with chemotherapy. Scientists here hope to unlock the therapeutic potential of cannabinoids – chemical compounds found in the cannabis plant – with none of the negative side effects and social ills. Cultivation of the cannabis plant, whose leaves are usually […]

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MMJ BioScience has filed a patent invention with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office for its part-cannabinoid treatment for patients with cannabinoid-responsive diseases, including Huntington’s disease and multiple sclerosis. According to the announcement by MMJ BioScience — an affiliate of MMJ International Holdings, the patent will protect the method used to administrate therapeutically-effective amounts of the […]

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