Consultant behind S.D. tribe’s ill-fated marijuana resort has drug case dismissed

Published: Nov 22, 2017, 10:44 am • Updated: Nov 22, 2017, 11:02 am By James Nord, The Associated Press SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — A cannabis cultivation expert who was prosecuted in South Dakota after working with a Native American tribe trying to open the nation’s first marijuana resort will see…

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DEA finalizing Schedule II status for synthetic THC drug Syndros

Published: Nov 21, 2017, 8:50 am • Updated: Nov 21, 2017, 8:51 am By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration this week will grant Schedule II status to a synthetic THC drug developed by a pharmaceutical firm beset with controversy. The DEA on Wednesday is expected…

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Students subjected to invasive drug search to share $3 million settlement

Published: Nov 15, 2017, 4:09 pm • Updated: Nov 15, 2017, 4:09 pm By Brad Schrade, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution ATLANTA — A southwest Georgia sheriff’s order to conduct an invasive drug search of hundreds of students at Worth County High School will cost $ 3 million under a proposed settlement…

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CBD as a Natural Antipsychotic Drug

CBD as a Natural Antipsychotic Drug Antipsychotics are a class of medicines that are used as treatment for patients with serious mental conditions. Some of the common mental conditions that antipsychotics are used for include: Mania (caused by bipolar disorder) Drug-induced psychosis Delusional disorder Schizophrenia Severe anxiety or depression Dementia…

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“A significant event”: CBD-based pharma drug Epidiolex presented to FDA for approval

Published: Nov 3, 2017, 4:49 pm • Updated: Nov 3, 2017, 4:56 pm By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff A CBD-based pharmaceutical drug in development is one more step closer to potential FDA approval. Earlier this week, London-based GW Pharmaceuticals plc, which operates in the United States as Greenwich Biosciences,…

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Second judge agrees Denver can’t ban drug users from parks without hearing

Published: Oct 27, 2017, 10:25 am • Updated: Oct 27, 2017, 10:25 am By Tom McGhee, The Denver Post A second judge ruled this week that the Denver Parks and Recreation’s temporary ban of drug users from parks violates the right to due process. District Court Judge William D. Robbins…

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Sessions: Drug addiction starts with marijuana. Trump: Just say no

Published: Oct 27, 2017, 8:53 am • Updated: Oct 27, 2017, 8:53 am By Christopher Ingraham, The Washington Post Speaking at separate events Thursday, Attorney General Jeff Sessions and President Donald Trump delivered remarks on drug policy that matched messaging straight out of the 1980s. “We’ve got to re-establish first…

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Top law enforcement urge Trump, Sessions not to lock up low-level drug offenders

Published: Oct 19, 2017, 8:48 am • Updated: Oct 19, 2017, 8:52 am By Tom Jackman, The Washington Post WASHINGTON – A coalition of police chiefs and prosecutors from the nation’s biggest cities implored the Trump administration Wednesday not to return to the “lock ’em all up” crime-fighting policies of…

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Senator calls on Trump to withdraw Marino as drug czar pick in wake of revelations

Published: Oct 16, 2017, 11:46 am • Updated: Oct 16, 2017, 11:58 am By Ed O’Keefe and Scott Higham and Lenny Bernstein, The Washington Post WASHINGTON – Congressional Democrats on Monday reacted sharply to reports that President Donald Trump’s nominee to serve as the nation’s drug czar helped steer legislation…

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