Two people arrested in Pueblo County after fire at mobile home, investigators suspect hash oil blaze

Two people were arrested Tuesday afternoon in Pueblo County after firefighters and police responded to a fire, which allegedly was sparked by butane hash oil production. The fire broke out in the back of a mobile home in the 100 block of 32 3/4 Lane in the St. Charles Mesa…

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Should Medical Marijuana Be Phased Out In Canada After October 17?

Should Medical Marijuana Be Phased Out In Canada After October 17? Some doctors in Canada think that the medical cannabis system should be dropped once recreational use is legalized by October 17, while others feel that this isn’t necessary. “The medical profession, as a whole, has really struggled with the…

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Cannabis Protects Blood-Brain Barrier After Hemorrhage Says New Study

Cannabis Protects Blood-Brain Barrier After Hemorrhage Says New Study Hemorrhage is a medical term that describes bleeding and blood loss within (internal bleeding) or outside (external bleeding) of the body. It can affect any part of the body, but internal bleeding arises after blood leaks from a damaged organ or…

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After 80-Year Prohibition, US Senate Finally Legalizes Hemp

After 80-Year Prohibition, US Senate Finally Legalizes Hemp The US Senate has just passed a bill that would legalize hemp as an agricultural commodity, according to reports from the United Press International (UPI). The measure is part of the Farm Bill, supported by Mitch McConnell, Senate Republican leader. “I have…

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Synthetic Weed, Now Synthetic CBD: 52 People In Utah Get Sick After Using Fake CBD Products

Synthetic Weed, Now Synthetic CBD: 52 People In Utah Get Sick After Using Fake CBD Products After a wave of synthetic weed poisonings took a toll on hundreds of people around the country over the last few years, now there are cases of fake CBD making people sick. The Centers…

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Cannabis extracts remain classified as dangerous drugs after federal court ruling siding with DEA

A federal appeals court dealt a blow this week to makers of CBD-rich cannabis extracts who were trying to stop the DEA from classifying their products as dangerous drugs. A panel of judges for the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals shot down the hemp industry’s challenge of a U.S.…

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Sweet Leaf Marijuana Centers should be stripped of licenses after illegal sales scheme, hearing officer rules

The Sweet Leaf dispensary chain, shut down in December after a police sting, was a criminal enterprise that pocketed millions from an illicit “looping” scheme that allowed customers to purchase the maximum amount of marijuana multiple times in a day, a municipal hearing officer ruled.As a result, Sweet Leaf Marijuana…

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Study Says Cannabis’ Effects On Young Brains Subside After 72 Hours

Study Says Cannabis’ Effects On Young Brains Subside After 72 Hours Underage cannabis use is one of the widely debated topics when it comes to legalization. Because cannabis remains a federally illegal substance, there is still a lot we don’t know when it comes to how it affects the developing…

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Dogs become sick after ingesting marijuana at Vermont state park

CHARLOTTE, Vt. (AP) — Two dog owners say their pets became sick after walking off-leash at Mount Philo State Park in Charlotte. One says her dog tested positive for THC, the psychoactive compound in marijuana. She says her dog became wobbly and incontinent after they returned home. She says her…

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In order to keep 5 marijuana licenses, Colorado town trustee resigns 2 days after winning election

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) — A Grand Junction area trustee has announced that he is resigning less than 48 hours after winning the election. Jesse Loughman says he is giving up the Palisade office so he can keep his five marijuana licenses. He owns Palisade’s only retail and medical marijuana…

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