May 15, 2018

Parents are puff, puff, passing! While fewer moms and dads are smoking cigarettes than ever before, their cannabis use rose from 11 percent in 2002 to 17 percent in 2015, according to new research out of Columbia University. Furthermore, cannabis use among parents with kids at home rose from 5 percent in 2002 to 7 […]

Menopause is one of the most dramatic changes a cis-gender woman’s body will undertake in her lifetime. Not since puberty has the reproductive system gone through such a shift, and the experience is not altogether pleasant. Luckily, hot flashes, mood swings, pain, insomnia, and other symptoms of menopause don’t have to be fought alone, and—as […]

Shutterstock Although the United States government has made it difficult for the scientific community to research the medicinal benefits of the cannabis plant, one state plans to learn more about the therapeutic properties of pot on its own. Pennsylvania is determined to lead the nation in medical marijuana research. The state has already taken a bold leap, sticking its middle finger […]

Over the last two-plus years, marijuana stocks have been practically unstoppable. In most instances, pot stocks have seen their share prices rise by triple- or quadruple-digit percentages. This bullishness is a direct result of a notable shift in the public’s opinion toward cannabis, as well as the expectation of ongoing state- and country-level legalizations. When […]

Hot off its successful IPO, The Green Organic Dutchman Holdings Ltd. (TGODF) has been granted a supplemental license from Health Canada for the production of cannabis oils. Extracts have become a fast-growing part of the cannabis industry as consumers have opted towards the convenience of vape pens. TGOD produces its cannabis oil using a supercritical CO2 extraction […]

In our weekly CommonHealth segment we discuss recent studies that explore how parents use marijuana, including data on how many parents are using cannabis products at home, and how a majority of dispensaries in Colorado are advising pregnant women to use cannabis to help with nausea. Guest Carey Goldberg, editor of WBUR’s CommonHealth, which tweets @commonhealth. […]

An Oregon cannabis company has given up its state license to process cannabis products after being hit with a number of violations for allegedly delivering CBD oil to unlicensed retailers. Portland-based Modern Medicinals routed CBD oil to at least two health and wellness centers in Oregon, state regulators say. The company also allegedly falsified track-and-trace […]