February 2018

Cannabis oil, which is also known as cannabidiol (CBD), is now available to buy in the UK in pharmaceutical shops. According to the Cannabis Trades Association UK the number of CBD users has doubled from 125,000, 12 months ago, to 250,000 now. It has been claimed that it can be beneficial in treating a number […]

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Executive director of Virginia NORML Jenn Michelle Pedini and Staunton’s Nikki Narduzzi, patient coalition director of Cannabis Commonwealth, at a cannabinoid medicine conference at Harvard Medical School in April 2017.(Photo: Liz McCall McCauley/Submitted) It began with parents of children with epilepsy, who met with legislators to discuss using cannabis as medicine.  In 2015, a bill that would […]

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Lake County detectives seized 10 pounds of marijuana shake and 92 grams of cannabis concentrate in a hash oil lab bust Wednesday, the Sheriff’s Office said in a news release. Dustin Lee Brey, 44, of Kelseyville, was arrested after he told deputies he owned the lab, the release said. Hash oil labs create high-THC cannabis […]

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Jim Haddadin Daily News Staff @JimHaddadin FRAMINGHAM — A task force of city councilors and municipal staff will study whether Framingham should limit where and when stores can sell pot before the recreational marijuana trade takes off in Massachusetts. With Framingham’s new city government still in the making last year, town officials largely refrained from […]

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  PHILADELPHIA — Physicians from Rothman Institute and Franklin BioScience co-hosted a series of educational events to broaden awareness of Pennsylvania’s medical cannabis program among health care providers, academia, elected officials, community leaders and patients. The groups also provided an opportunity for health care professionals to learn about qualifying conditions, medical research, state-certification requirements and […]

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“The results of using cannabis with my patients and bringing to bear the latest research with traditional medical treatment has been one of the most rewarding experiences of my professional life.” Michael Moskowitz, MD, MPH SAN RAFAEL, Calif. (PRWEB) February 24, 2018 Michael Moskowitz, MD, MPH and Randy Perretta of Anandamedicine, Bill Heriot of Liposome […]

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Lake County detectives seized 10 pounds of marijuana shake and 92 grams of cannabis concentrate in a hash oil lab bust Wednesday, the Sheriff’s Office said in a news release. Dustin Lee Brey, 44, of Kelseyville, was arrested after he told deputies he owned the lab, the release said. Hash oil labs create high-THC cannabis […]

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“The results of using cannabis with my patients and bringing to bear the latest research with traditional medical treatment has been one of the most rewarding experiences of my professional life.” Michael Moskowitz, MD, MPH SAN RAFAEL, Calif. (PRWEB) February 24, 2018 Michael Moskowitz, MD, MPH and Randy Perretta of Anandamedicine, Bill Heriot of Liposome […]

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Cannabis use among Canadians 15 years and older increased more than twofold between 1985 and 2015, according to new data released this week by Statistics Canada, indicating that the potential market for recreational cannabis is still growing. Adult-use marijuana is expected to be legalized federally in Canada late this summer. The new data – released […]

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Jim Haddadin Daily News Staff @JimHaddadin FRAMINGHAM — A task force of city councilors and municipal staff will study whether Framingham should limit where and when stores can sell pot before the recreational marijuana trade takes off in Massachusetts. With Framingham’s new city government still in the making last year, town officials largely refrained from […]

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Roberto Pickering, 36, uses marijuana for post-traumatic stress disorder. Pickering was a U.S. Marine Corps sniper in 2003 and 2004, and is a founder of Battlefield Foundation. Dr. Sue Sisley is heading a medical study of marijuana as a treatment for veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder.(Photo: Nick Oza/The Republic) More than 150,000 Arizonans say marijuana […]

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Mention legalizing medical marijuana, and people often think two things: This will prompt teens to think marijuana use is OK, and more will start using it. Legalizing marijuana will reduce the number of adults overdosing on opioids. As it turns out, neither has proven to be true, according to new research. Since medical marijuana first […]

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