A new study provides a boon for advocates of marijuana legalization, and gives insight into a potential tool for reducing the number of overdose deaths. The research points to a reduced number of opioid-related deaths following Colorado’s decision to legalize recreational marijuana use. The study, published in the American Journal of Public Health, looked at […]

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TORONTO, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – Oct. 19, 2017) – Revive Therapeutics Ltd. (“Revive” or the “Company”) (TSX VENTURE:RVV) (OTCQB:RVVTF), a company focused on the research, development and commercialization of novel treatments for serious and unmet medical needs in the medical cannabis and cannabinoid pharmaceuticals sectors, today announced its results for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2017. […]

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If you a) struggle with anxiety, and b) love chocolate, I have some excellent news for you: “Not Pot” chocolate is infused with cannabinoids, and it’s meant to help you manage your anxiety. Although cannabinoids aren’t necessarily be gearing up to replace other anti-anxiety medications (or at least, not yet), research has shown that marijuana […]

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Standing outside the Harvard Crimson building a few Saturdays ago, a dozen people — white, professional types, some in their 20s, others with gray hair — listened to a story about a young Harvard undergraduate who was blackmailed into snitching on a professor who had given him psilocybin, the active ingredient in “magic mushrooms,” as […]

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Vermont’s handful of medical marijuana dispensaries have exclusive permission to grow and sell marijuana in the state.  If and when lawmakers legalize non-medical weed, they will likely have a head start on a very profitable industry. From the outside, Shayne Lynn’s 2,800-square-foot building in Milton looks more like an insurance company’s headquarters than a marijuana production […]

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DETROIT (WJBK) – Local religious and community leaders joining forces in Detroit to protest two medical marijuana proposals slated for the November ballot that they say will undo city rules that keep dispensaries away from places like churches and parks. On November 7, Detroiters will decide on two proposals that have to do with expanding […]

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By The Cannabist Network Marijuana arrests in Pennsylvania have doubled since 2010, said a report released by the ACLU of Pennsylvania Monday. Citing limited police resources, black market marijuana sales that preempt more serious crimes, overpopulation of court and prison systems and the disproportionate arrest and prosecution of minorities and people of color, the ACLU […]

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AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) Maine’s Republican governor is proposing that lawmakers consider simply delaying recreational marijuana sales, instead of passing a legislative re-write of the voter-approved marijuana law. The Maine Legislature is set to return Monday to consider a re-write offered by a legislative committee handling marijuana implementation. Republican House Minority Leader Ken Fredette said he […]

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AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) Maine’s Republican governor is proposing that lawmakers consider simply delaying recreational marijuana sales, instead of passing a legislative re-write of the voter-approved marijuana law. The Maine Legislature is set to return Monday to consider a re-write offered by a legislative committee handling marijuana implementation. Republican House Minority Leader Ken Fredette said he […]

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