Forbidden medicine: Caught between a doctor’s CBD advice and federal laws

Published: Jun 20, 2017, 2:33 pm • Updated: Jun 20, 2017, 4:26 pm By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff Cannabidiol is a non-psychoactive cannabis compound touted for its medicinal promise–but marijuana- and hemp-derived extracts rich in CBD and low in intoxicating THC are facing a future yet to be determined.…

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Thousands of Colorado medical marijuana patients caught in registry backlog

Published: Mar 16, 2017, 1:08 pm • Updated: Mar 16, 2017, 2:19 pm By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff Colorado’s Medical Marijuana Registry is in the thick of a six- to eight-week backlog for mailed applications for medical cannabis cards, affecting thousands of patients. As of Thursday, the office was…

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It’s Better To Get Charged With Homicide Than Get Caught With Weed…Wait, What??

Better To Get Charged With Homicide Than Get Caught With Weed…Wait, What?? Antonio Bascaro, a prisoner having already served 35 years, is about to celebrate his 82nd birthday behind bars. The father of three, has not seen his family outside of a prison cell since his conviction and while he is…

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