Call it a cannibersary: Canada marked three months on Thursday since the legalization of recreational cannabis. In Quebec — where the product is sold by the government-run Société Québécoise du Cannabis (SQDC) — legalization has highlighted the province’s thirst for the “sticky icky” but also some chronic problems that have come with the new market. […]

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South Carolina lawmakers are once again introducing legislation to legalize marijuana for treatment of critically ill patients in the state, making another go at a debate that has gradually made progress in this deeply red state in recent years. Sen. Tom Davis, a Republican from Beaufort, told The Associated Press that would file the Compassionate […]

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As more states legalize medical cannabis, more people will likely use it to supplement, or as a substitute for, prescription drugs, researchers say. A new study assesses attitudes and use of medical cannabis and the mainstream health care system—described as either a doctor or hospital—among marijuana users. “…the current public health framework focusing primarily on […]

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Illinois’ new governor JB Pritzker has said he wants to legalize, tax, and regulate the sale of recreational marijuana. That move would complicate life for University leaders around Illinois and in Bloomington-Normal. Don’t expect Illinois State University or Illinois Wesleyan University to welcome doobies, special brownies, or gummy candy with a little extra THC, as […]

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ROANOKE, Va. (WDBJ7) Virginians who support reform of the state’s marijuana laws were hoping 2019 would be a productive year in the General Assembly. But that momentum stalled on Wednesday, when a House of Delegates subcommittee killed most of the significant marijuana legislation introduced in the House this year. Supporters of marijuana reform have had […]

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Looking to relieve her miniature dachshund Parky’s arthritis, Plainfield, Illinois, mother of two Teressa Sworsky discovered hemp oil. After researching the exploding industry of products infused with cannabidiol, or CBD, Sworsky, 36, a registered nurse who works full time in the corporate office of a hospital system, soon learned about other uses for the substance, […]

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