February 2019

The Cornwall Police Service is rethinking its initial hesitation to purchase a roadside test to help determine if someone is high behind the wheel. At the Cornwall Police Services Board meeting on Tuesday, deputy chief Shawna Spowart the CPS is now considering whether to get one after some of its concerns about the test were […]

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Young pot plants at a farm-to-table-style marijuana dispensary in Las Vegas. Sarah Tew/CNET Marijuana-fueled munchies don’t just hit your stomach. Cravings fueled by recreational cannabis may have an impact on junk food sales, according to… read more at: https://www.cnet.com/news/pot-legalization-means-high-times-for-junk-food-sales-study-says/

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Medical marijuana eases pain, anxiety and sleep disorders in elderly people with neurological conditions, according to new research. After just four months it helps those caused by chronic disorders including Parkinson’s disease, multiple sclerosis, motor neurone disease and spinal cord or nerve damage. About seven in ten (69%) reported some improvement after taking cannabis for […]

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A study commissioned by Tetra Bio-Pharma shows two in three Canadians are willing to use pharmaceutical drugs with cannabis if prescribed by a doctor. Canadians know of the benefits from medical treatments with cannabis, but still want confirmation from their doctors, according to a new survey made public on Tuesday (February 26). The poll commissioned […]

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Legal recreational marijuana in Illinois could drive demand as high as 550,000 pounds a year, far more than the state’s licensed growers can supply, according to a new study commissioned by state legislators. The study, performed by the Colorado consulting firm Freedman Koski, lends support to those who argue that Illinois’ fledgling marijuana industry should […]

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The marijuana compound CBD, or cannabinol, is surging in popularity in the wellness community, for its alleged health benefits, without the high normally associated with pot. But a new study suggests that marijuana’s main active ingredient, THC (tetrahydrocannabinol) — the one that gives users a high — may be more responsible for the plant’s therapeutic […]

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Nothing seemed to help. Then they tried CBD. Share on PinterestWhen all else failed, the Weatherman family (left) and the Anderson family (right), turned to CBD to help their kids living with Autism. Images courtesy of the Weatherman and Anderson families Rachel Anderson had hit a breaking point. Her son was diagnosed with a rare […]

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Cannabis is constantly growing as a popular option for medical treatments due to its beneficial and diverse treatment option pool. Currently, many countries have adopted regulatory medical cannabis legislation to treat conditions such as cancer, chronic pain, depression, arthritis, epilepsy, Tourette’s, and many others. Nations such as Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Germany, Italy, Mexico, the United […]

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The following items were taken from Deerfield and Riverwoods police reports, press releases and records. An arrest does not constitute a finding of guilt. Deerfield Drugs Luz A. Barradas, 23, of Wauconda, was charged Feb. 19 with unlawful possession of marijuana, driving with a suspended license and driving with a defective windshield following a traffic […]

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