Medical Cannabis For Bipolar Patients Testing Expands

Cannabis For Bipolar Disorder Bipolar disorder is a mental disorder characterized by extreme mood swings ranging from depression to manic behavior. It’s one of the oldest known illnesses in the world. Bipolar disorder is a serious condition because it’s known to cause risky behavior among patients, some as extreme as…

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Cannabist Show: He makes infused soda; He’ll help clean your bong

Published: Feb 24, 2017, 2:14 pm • Updated: Feb 24, 2017, 6:19 pm By The Cannabist Staff Featured guests: Sprig co-founder Michael Lewis and Resolution ResCaps innovator Dakota Wesley. LOTS TO TALK ABOUT •  Millennials in marijuana. •  With a cannabis cocktail, a splash of soda can be enough. • …

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Sean Spicer correlated marijuana use to opioid addiction. Medical research is not on his side

Published: Feb 24, 2017, 7:49 am • Updated: Feb 24, 2017, 8:39 am By Derek Hawkins, The Washington Post The epidemic of opioid addiction in the United States has been well documented. A staggering 33,000 people died in 2015 from overdosing on prescription painkillers, heroin or similar drugs, on par…

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Cannabis Lobbyists Denounce White House Attack on Recreational Pot

The National Cannabis Industry Association issued a statement denouncing the White House attack on recreational pot in response to Press Secretary Sean Spicer’s comments regarding the Trump Administration’s marijuana policy in the press briefing today: “It would be a mistake for the Department of Justice to overthrow the will of the voters…

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Pot Experience No Longer a Prerequisite for Cannabis Jobs

Pot experience is no longer a prerequisite for cannabis jobs. “You have to be a leader already,” advises Kyle Arfsten, Director of Business Development at Vangst, “cannabis companies are looking for proven track records.” Vangst is one of the worlds leading and largest cannabis recruiting agencies. Through direct hire, contract to…

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Denver’s social marijuana use panel clashes over rollout details

Published: Feb 23, 2017, 3:59 pm • Updated: Feb 24, 2017, 9:37 am By Jon Murray, The Denver Post Denver city officials have brought together a disparate group to advise them on how to implement the city’s first-of-its-kind social marijuana use permit program. When the panel met this week, the…

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White House comments pointing to marijuana crackdown light up social media

Published: Feb 23, 2017, 7:34 pm • Updated: Feb 23, 2017, 8:35 pm By The Cannabist Staff White House spokesman Sean Spicer’s press briefing Thursday shook up the marijuana world. Spicer’s response to an Arkansas reporter’s query about that state’s new voter-approved medical marijuana law included comments that “there’s a…

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Poll: Majority of Americans support legalization, want feds to step off

Published: Feb 23, 2017, 1:10 pm • Updated: Feb 23, 2017, 1:16 pm By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff Americans are increasingly in favor of legalizing some form of marijuana — especially medical — and a majority across the board think the federal government should leave legal states alone. A…

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Montreal Dispensaries Have A Flavorful Amount Of Cannabis

Montreal Dispensaries [embedded content] Montreal, often referred to as the Paris of Canada, is home to several great dispensaries.  Montreal dispensaries are chock-full of an excellent variety of cannabis products. From herb, topicals, edibles, concentrates, and paraphernalia, you can’t go wrong visiting any of Montreal’s dispensaries. During the warmer months,…

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