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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CLOSE Local officials are beginning to decide if they want medical marijuana businesses in their communities before the state starts giving out licenses next year. Wochit Buy Photo Medical marijuana being grown in Warren.(Photo: William Archie, Detroit Free Press)Buy Photo LANSING – On the eve of 4/20 — the date most associated with marijuana legalization efforts […]

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A bill to reform the state’s medical marijuana program appeared headed to Gov. Paul LePage on Wednesday. The second major piece of cannabis legislation to pass both houses of the Legislature in as many days would expand the number of people who can qualify for a medical marijuana card, increase the number of state-licensed dispensaries […]

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Bernie Sanders is the latest senator to sign on to a bill that would remove marijuana from the Controlled Substances Act and punish states that continue criminalizing weed. Several potential 2020 presidential contenders in the Senate are now co-sponsors of the Marijuana Justice Act, a weed-decriminalization bill first drafted by Democratic Senator Cory Booker, of […]

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Bernie Sanders is the latest senator to sign on to a bill that would remove marijuana from the Controlled Substances Act and punish states that continue criminalizing weed. Several potential 2020 presidential contenders in the Senate are now co-sponsors of the Marijuana Justice Act, a weed-decriminalization bill first drafted by Democratic Senator Cory Booker, of […]

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Jolene Forman is a staff attorney at the Drug Policy Alliance. Suchitra Rajagopalan is a research coordinator at the Drug Policy Alliance. The views expressed in this commentary are their own. (CNN)April 20 is a day of celebration for marijuana enthusiasts. The origin of 420 dates back to the early 1970s, when 4:20 p.m. marked […]

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Jolene Forman is a staff attorney at the Drug Policy Alliance. Suchitra Rajagopalan is a research coordinator at the Drug Policy Alliance. The views expressed in this commentary are their own. (CNN)April 20 is a day of celebration for marijuana enthusiasts. The origin of 420 dates back to the early 1970s, when 4:20 p.m. marked […]

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NEW YORK, April 18, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — AXIM® Biotechnologies, Inc. (AXIM® Biotech), (OTC:AXIM), a world leader in cannabinoid research and development, today announced that the European Patent Office (EPO) has published a patent application owned by the Company for an invention entitled “Anti-Microbial Composition Comprising Cannabinoids,” EU Patent Publication Number 16815133.0. The patent application, […]

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NEW YORK, April 18, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — AXIM® Biotechnologies, Inc. (AXIM® Biotech), (OTC:AXIM), a world leader in cannabinoid research and development, today announced that the European Patent Office (EPO) has published a patent application owned by the Company for an invention entitled “Anti-Microbial Composition Comprising Cannabinoids,” EU Patent Publication Number 16815133.0. The patent application, […]

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Introduction Cannabis is a psychoactive (hallucinatory) drug that consists of compounds known as cannabinoids. The primary effects of the plant are caused by the chemical delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC). Individual cannabinoid chemicals can be separated and purified from the marijuana plant, produced in the lab, or they may occur naturally (endogenous) as cannabinoids within the body. Multiple […]

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