FDA hints it may crack down on marijuana products that claim health benefits

Published: Oct 3, 2017, 3:12 pm • Updated: Oct 3, 2017, 5:16 pm By Drew Armstrong and Michelle Fay Cortez, Bloomberg The U.S. Food and Drug Administration may start cracking down on claims that marijuana has health benefits that haven’t been proven, the agency’s commissioner said Tuesday. “I see people…

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Other Roots: Seed breeder Edward Clarizio has patient’s perspective on medical benefits of cannabis

Published: May 3, 2017, 1:48 pm • Updated: May 3, 2017, 1:48 pm By Joanne Ostrow, The Cannabist Staff Editor’s note: In our Other Roots series, we share the stories of the underrepresented individuals in and around the marijuana movement — women, ethnic minorities and others whose voices aren’t as…

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Another state starts thinking about cashing in on the benefits of legal marijuana

Published: Mar 15, 2017, 9:12 am • Updated: Mar 15, 2017, 9:12 am Via The Associated Press. The following appeared in the (Washington, Pennsylvania) Observer-Reporter. According to a piece that appeared a couple of years back in The (Philadelphia) Inquirer, authorities in Pennsylvania were arresting about 21,000 people annually for…

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