July 5, 2018

Wikimedia Commons/Senate Democrats Two-thirds of Americans, most of whom are not stoners, believe marijuana should be decriminalized. So does Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, who is so thirsty to become the majority leader that he’s determined to give the people what they want ahead of the midterm elections so that we can all get high. […]

Canada recently became the first industrialized nation to legalize marijuana for recreational purposes. The policy change is a reflection of strong public support and fulfills a campaign pledge of Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau who’s acknowledged marijuana prohibition does not work. Several other countries are considering following Canada’s lead but have signed international drug treaties […]

Emerald Health Pharmaceuticals’ lead cannabinoid-derived treatment candidate, EHP-101, has shown potential to prevent skin and lung tissue scaring in a mouse model of systemic sclerosis, the company reports. Emerald also claims that EHP-101’s therapeutic activity is similar or superior to that seen in ajulemic acid, also known as lenabasum — a potential treatment being developed by Corbus Pharmaceuticals […]

LONDON, July 5, 2018 /CNW/ – Senzer Ltd has announced that it intends to launch its inhaled cannabinoid portfolio of products later this year in the UK under a specials pharmaceutical licence. This would enable doctors to prescribe its inhaled cannabinoid products to cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy. “Our delivery technology is a first of its […]

Thomas Jefferson University is launching the first university-based, graduate-level certificate programs in medical marijuana education, school officials announced on Thursday. Studies will begin in the fall for certificates in Cannabis Medicine and Cannabinoid Pharmacology at the Lambert Center for the Study of Medicinal Cannabis and Hemp. The programs are the first of its kind. A […]

What to Do About 14 Common Aches and Pains By Serena Gordon HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, July 5, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Seniors are giving rave reviews for medical marijuana. In a new survey, those who turned to it for treating chronic pain reported it reduced pain and decreased the need for opioid painkillers. Nine out […]

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Wherever legalization arrives, home growing, along with edibles, is always among the most contentious topics. Conservative communities worry about odors. Police consider home grows crime incubators since it’s easy for a hobbyist to go into business. Fire Departments, also with some justification, worry about the high-pressure light bulbs and the elaborate wiring growers use. Nowhere […]