April 2018

Cannabis for spirituality and wellness — to nourish the soul, if you will — goes beyond pure recreation or specified medical purposes. Putting aside any judgments about hippie-dippie rhetoric, spirituality and wellness are increasingly the driving factors behind today’s “new” cannabis consumption. “Cannabis is a sacred plant that you need to commune with and properly […]

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Rene Ray De La Cruz Staff Writer @DP_ReneDeLaCruz HESPERIA — Medical Cannabis Educational Center Board Member and Compliance Officer Rick Casas recently announced that his company has achieved a unique milestone. “We are officially the first state-sanctioned Type M- 9 medical cannabis delivery service in all of San Bernardino County,” Casas told the Daily Press […]

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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The push for legalized marijuana has moved into Utah and Oklahoma, two of the most conservative states in the country, further underscoring how quickly feelings about marijuana are changing in the United States. If the two measures pass, Utah and Oklahoma will join 30 other states that have legalized some […]

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On the eve of 4/20, the Senate’s top Democrat came out for ending the federal prohibition of marijuana. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) is introducing a bill that would deschedule marijuana, Shawna Thomas reported for Vice. Descheduling would remove cannabis from the strict regulatory standards set by the Controlled Substances Act, the blueprint for […]

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The head of Massachusetts’ legislative marijuana committee said she does not anticipate updating the state’s medical marijuana law this year, despite a recent ruling by the Supreme Judicial Court. “I think we finished with marijuana for this session,” said Sen. Pat Jehlen, D-Somerville, Senate chairwoman of the Committee on Marijuana Policy. Jehlen said the committee […]

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