January 2018

In 2016 alone, opioid-related deaths neared the number of American casualties in both the Vietnam War and Iraq campaigns, combined. Crazy numbers, somewhere around 63,000 men and women, depending on the source. Prescription opioids, heroin and fentanyl continue to kill Americans at record pace. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that 91 Americans […]

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CLOSE Gov. Andrew Cuomo is proposing a study to look at the pros and cons of legalizing recreational marijuana in New York. Cuomo’s proposal was part of his state budget address on Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018. Jon Campbell / Albany Bureau Buy Photo .(Photo: The Journal News)Buy Photo I am against the legalization of the […]

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CLOSE New Jersey Gov.-elect Phil Murphy has pledged to sign a marijuana legalization bill within his 100 days in office. Mike Davis A commercial marijuana greenhouse in Washington state.(Photo: Getty Images/iStockphoto) Monmouth County freeholders are wrong in their outright opposition to legalizing recreational marijuana, the county’s newest state lawmaker said.    “My message to the freeholders would […]

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By Montana SamuelsThe Advocate FAIRHAVEN — The marijuana advisory committee was missing some members on a snowy Tuesday morning in the banquet room of Town Hall. The committee generally consists of 7 members, including Town Administrator Mark Rees and Police Chief Michael Myers. New for 2018, the ad-hoc body was organized to advise the Board […]

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TORONTO, Jan. 30, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Revive Therapeutics Ltd. (“Revive” or the “Company“) (TSX VENTURE:RVV) (OTCQB:RVVTF), a company focused on the research, development and commercialization of novel cannabinoid solutions, today announced the advancement of the research program to evaluate Cannabidiol (“CBD”) in the treatment of Autoimmune Hepatitis (“AIH”), a rare liver disease. The research will […]

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DENVER, Colo. — The 11th annual Beltania Retreat, set to be hosted May 17-20, 2018, will differ from the previous ten Beltania gatherings. In the past, Beltania had a dual identity, as a music festival and a Pagan gathering. It will now have one identity – a retreat for deep spiritual work. Beltania 2010 [Photo Credit: […]

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Both chambers reached an agreement that there would be a cap of 25 dispensaries per medical marijuana treatment center and that there wouldn’t be a sales tax. CBS photo (Photo: 2012 Getty Images) PARRISH, Fla. – A legal battle over whether medical marijuana can be smoked is moving forward after a judge denied the state’s request to […]

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