Cannabis industry “deluged” with résumés from millennials

Published: Aug 19, 2017, 1:06 pm • Updated: Aug 18, 2017, 6:06 pm By Justine McDaniel, The Philadelphia Inquirer DOYLESTOWN, Pa. — Growing up in a Colonial home in Downingtown, Alessandro Cesario cultivated an interest in the family garden, trying to become “in tune” with plants and insects, and by…

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2-ton takedown: Greek officials stop yacht smuggling from European weed hotbed

Published: Aug 14, 2017, 12:46 pm • Updated: Aug 14, 2017, 12:50 pm By The Associated Press ATHENS, Greece — Greek authorities say they have seized roughly two tons of Albania-grown marijuana on an Italian-flagged yacht destined for the Aegean Sea islands. The coast guard says the seizure followed a…

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Auditor slams California sheriff’s use of funds from cannabis permits to bust illegal grows

Published: Aug 11, 2017, 11:17 am • Updated: Aug 11, 2017, 11:17 am By Paul Elias, The Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO — A California county auditor is accusing a sheriff of improperly spending some of the $ 1 million his department received in fees from legal pot growers to go…

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5 Lessons The World Can Learn From Israel As The Pioneer Of Cannabis Research

5 Lessons The World Can Learn From Israel As The Pioneer Of Cannabis Research From groundbreaking medical discoveries to innovations in technology and agriculture, it’s clear that Israel the world’s ground zero when it comes to medical cannabis. They have been at the forefront of cutting edge research for decades…

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Study: Doctors received more than $46 million from opioid companies

Published: Aug 10, 2017, 11:47 am • Updated: Aug 10, 2017, 11:47 am By Katie Zezima, The Washington Post One in 12 doctors has received money from drug companies marketing prescription opioid medications, according to a study released Wednesday afternoon. Researchers at Boston Medical Center found that from 2013 to…

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More smuggled weed found with new cars shipped from Mexico

Published: Jul 28, 2017, 7:50 am • Updated: Jul 28, 2017, 7:50 am By The Associated Press WOODHAVEN, Mich. — Federal agents have seized 277 pounds (125 kilograms) of marijuana concealed in rail cars containing new Ford and Lincoln vehicles recently imported from Mexico. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement said…

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Senate committee, rejecting request from Sessions, keeps protection for medical marijuana states

Published: Jul 27, 2017, 1:24 pm • Updated: Jul 27, 2017, 1:56 pm By Polly Washburn, The Cannabist Staff The Senate Appropriations Committee has approved an amendment to protect state medical marijuana programs from federal interference, despite a written request from Attorney General Jeff Sessions earlier this year that they…

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