Fresno County supervisors did not take a stand Tuesday on a cannabis oil manufacturing plant proposed in Coalinga, despite opposition from the county’s top law enforcement officer. Sheriff Margaret Mims spoke out against the cannabis oil plant, but supervisors couldn’t find a compromise position. Instead, supervisors said they would attempt to learn more about the […]

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Jerusalem — Six months of Palestinian terror attacks didn’t discourage scores of medical cannabis experts and investors from flocking to Israel last week for a medical cannabis (marijuana) conference. Israel’s 2nd CannaTech conference, which focused on “accelerating cannabis innovation,” attracted participants from dozens of countries eager to capitalize on the country’s research and know-how, as […]

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Risky behaviours like fighting and drinking are on the decline, and marijuana use among Canadian youth is now at its lowest level in 20 years, according to a new study on youth health. The findings come from the 2014 Health Behaviour in School-Aged Children survey, a cross-national research study that gives a comprehensive snapshot every […]

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Humboldt County within the Emerald Triangle has long been synonymous with the world’s best cannabis. We’ve all heard of the regions pioneering growers. Almost taking on mythical status in cannabis folklore, Northern California’s cannabis farmers have been depicted as counter culture outsiders who bock at the plants recent normalization. Topically lucid, most rooted growers simply […]

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Green Leaf Medical, LLC partners with the Interventional Pain Institute(IPI) to research the efficacy of Medical Cannabis to treat pain. IPI will run human trials using Medical Cannabis provided by Green Leaf Medical, LLC, and will publish its findings. Frederick, Maryland – March 15, 2016 – (Newswire.com) ​Green Leaf Medical, LLC, a prospective applicant for […]

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AP Legislature is one of the hardest ways for states to pass marijuana laws – many states start off with laws that only protect the patients from the potential of arrest or incarceration rather than actually providing a solution. Last year, one such state was Virginia as the passed a law that allowed epileptic patients […]

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About Lauren Terry Lauren has contributed to the Willamette Week’s weed column since 2013, initially going by “Mary Romano” until marijuana became legal in Oregon. She also writes about movies, plays and restaurants for the Art and Culture section. … read more at: http://www.wweek.com/2016/03/08/3-things-to-know-before-you-buy-recreational-cannabis-oil-for-vaping/

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Gov. Abbott signs narrowly focused medical cannabis bill for epilepsy treatment Never say never to medical marijuana, Gov. Abbott Marijuana expo comes to Fort Worth as proponents prepare for a ‘Green Rush’ Ricky Williams touts pot as alternative to pills for athletes From KXAS-TV (NBC5): One of the first cannabis oil dispensaries in the state […]

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A closed prison in California could soon house a plant for growing marijuana and producing cannabis oil. Southern California company Ocean Grown Extracts proposed a plan last month to transform an empty San Joaquin Valley prison, the Fresno Bee reported Monday.  The proposal was made to the mayor and city manager of Coalinga, California, which owns the vacant Claremont Custody Center. The 77,000-square-foot […]

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