June 2018

Rabbi Dr. Yosef Glassman, speaking here at a conference in March, is offering to do house calls to talk about medical cannabis. — Gabrielle Mannino On Monday, July 2, and Thursday, July 5, Rabbi Dr. Yosef Glassman will return to Martha’s Vineyard for his house-call tour to recommend medical cannabis to elderly people where needed. […]

Rabbi Dr. Yosef Glassman, speaking here at a conference in March, is offering to do house calls to talk about medical cannabis. — Gabrielle Mannino On Monday, July 2, and Thursday, July 5, Rabbi Dr. Yosef Glassman will return to Martha’s Vineyard for his house-call tour to recommend medical cannabis to elderly people where needed. […]

The non-psychoactive cannabis cousin of marijuana would finally become legal to grow in the United States under a bill overwhelmingly approved by the Senate. The wide-ranging agriculture and food policy legislation known as the Farm Bill, passed by a vote of 86 – 11 on Thursday, contains provisions to legalize the cultivation, processing and sale of industrial hemp. The move, […]

Twenty-one percent of adults in Massachusetts have used recreational marijuana in the last 30 days, says a new study from the state on recreational pot use. That’s among the highest, if not the highest, rate in the nation. Vermont had close to 18 percent in the latest federal analysis, from 2016. The Massachusetts report was requested by state legislators in advance […]

A medical marijuana dispensary near Worcester could become the first recreational pot store in Massachusetts — but it’s likely weeks away from opening for non-medical sales. The state Cannabis Control Commission announced Thursday it expects to vote next week on whether to issue a provisional license to Cultivate, a medical dispensary in Leicester that first […]

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One of the world’s largest tobacco companies is getting into cannabis. Imperial Brands participated through its venture arm in a Series A fundraising round for Oxford Cannabinoid Technologies (OCT). Snoop Dogg’s cannabis-focused venture firm, Casa Verde Capital, also participated in the round. While OCT did not publicly disclose the size of the round, sources close […]

In July, 1943, as the celebrated jazz drummer Gene Krupa was heading to San Quentin after being convicted of possessing marijuana and using a teenager to carry it, Time Magazine decided to explain this whole drug business to its readers. ‘’Marijuana may be called muggles, mooter, Mary Warner, Mary Jane, Indian hay, loco weed, love […]