October 4, 2017

The U.S. has come a long way since the days of Reefer Madness. Thirty states — most recently, West Virginia — and the District of Columbia have approved marijuana for either medical or recreational purposes. And polls suggest more Americans than ever — 61 percent — want marijuana legalized nationwide. While debate continues over marijuana’s […]

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An undiagnosed brain condition of their six-year-old daughter pushed two parents in Birmingham, England into trying something else—cannabis oil. Jayla Agbonlahor is the niece of Aston Villa footballer Gabby Agbonlah. Doctors initially suspected Jayla had epilepsy but soon discovered the problem was in her brain. Regular seizures caused her to be hospitalized every three to […]

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The medicinal qualities of cannabis have been recognised since at least 2800 BC, with cannabis featuring in ancient Chinese and Indian medical texts. Although the use of cannabis for medicinal purposes has been known for centuries, research into the pharmacological properties of the plant has largely been limited due to its illegal status. Despite this, […]

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A report by Arcview Market Research indicates that legal cannabis will grow at 22% CAGR in 2017, as eight states that voted to open or expand their cannabis markets on Election Day in November 2016. According to the report, the industry accelerated at a remarkable pace in 2016. North American consumers spent $6.7 billion on legal cannabis products, or up 34% […]

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On a recent Sunday afternoon in Venice, yoga-toned locals sipped cucumber lemon water and perused an assortment of cannabis wellness products arranged on silver platters in a private backyard. Freshly cut sunflowers decorated the display tables, where female representatives from organic brands like The Budhive, which makes THC-infused honey drops, talked to potential customers about […]

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News of a six-year-old girl’s life saved by cannabis oil hit headlines across the UK today, turning the public’s attention to the ongoing debates over medical cannabis treatments. The young patient, Jayla Agbonlahor, is in fact the youngest person with legal permission to use cannabis in the UK. Back in 2015, Jayla’s parents finally received […]

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