Zynerba Pharmaceuticals Inc has begun a Phase I trial of cannabinoid patch it is developing for fibromyalgia and peripheral neuropathic pain. The study – details of which were provided in a US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) filing – will examine the safety and tolerability of ZYN001, which is a pro-drug of tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) that […]

Medical students do not get an education in the endocannabinoid system, which is a shame. Most doctors have a firm understanding about pharmaceuticals and other traditional Western medicinal therapies. You might get lucky and have a personal physician who has a basic knowledge about holistic medicine, herbal therapies and other integrative health techniques. Sadly, this […]

The state of cannabis in Kansas is currently clear. For either medical or recreational purposes, it is illegal. But for how long Kansas holds to its strict policy is yet to be seen. The Marijuana Policy Project reports that Kansas is one of two remaining states with no existing medical marijuana laws, the only other […]

x Embed x Share CLOSE Staff iphone video by Ryan Ross The owner of an East Brunswick convenience store has been arrested and charged in connection with selling marijuana from the business.(Photo: ~File) TRENTON, N.J. – New Jersey lawmakers’ effort to legalize marijuana has failed to convince Gov. Chris Christie to get behind the change, […]

LAS VEGAS(KTNV) – Despite a pending legal challenge, recreational marijuana sales are on track to begin July 1.  The Nevada Department of Taxation plans to issue recreational retail licenses this week, according to spokeswoman Stephanie Klapstein.  Some of the approved retailers include medical marijuana dispensaries already operating in Las Vegas, like Sahara Wellness.  Business partner […]

Scott(Photo: Mark Wilson) TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Florida Gov. Rick Scott signed legislation Friday to implement the medical marijuana amendment voters approved last year. Amendment 2, approved by 71 percent of the voters in November, took effect on Jan. 3 and required that laws had to be in place by July 3 for how patients can qualify and receive the drug. […]

In the case of Philando Castile, who was shot to death by a Minnesota police officer during a traffic stop last year, we saw the devastating effects the smell of marijuana can have on an officer’s perception of motorists. Though marijuana is decriminalized to some degree in the state, St. Anthony Police Officer Jeronimo Yanez […]

By Ted GriggsThe Advocate (Baton Rouge) The LSU AgCenter is betting the future of its medical marijuana business on a small Las Vegas company’s ability to raise the cash needed for a plant growing and processing center.  GB Sciences Inc., selected this month from among seven proposals, plans to invest up to $6.5 million over […]

The state Department of Health is boosting New York’s medical marijuana program to meet growing demand. Effective immediately, doctors, nurse practitioners and physician assistants can register online and certify patients the same day. Officials say that will help streamline and simplify the registration process for medical professionals. The Health Department also has approved the addition […]

HARRISBURG (CBS) — Governor Wolf says he’s convinced the process for selecting medical marijuana grower/processors was fair. The governor was asked to comment about the fact that a firm headed by his former policy aide was awarded one of twelve permits issued this past week. Pennsylvania Names First Recipients Of Medical Marijuana Permits Two firms that […]