Florida police arrest parents after teacher reports kid’s backpack smells of weed

Published: Aug 23, 2017, 8:03 am • Updated: Aug 23, 2017, 8:03 am By The Associated Press HIALEAH, Fla. — A student’s backpack that smelled like marijuana led police in Florida to his house, where they found a small grow house run by his parents. Now, 41-year-old Rolando Naranjo and…

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Why are feds blocking a product aimed at keeping drugs out of kids’ hands?

Published: Jun 16, 2017, 8:36 am • Updated: Jun 16, 2017, 8:38 am By Christopher Ingraham, The Washington Post U.S. Customs and Border Protection has seized a Colorado company’s shipments of a product intended to keep marijuana out of the hands of children. On April 28 of this year, CBP…

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Largest, most rigorous study to date confirms CBD oil helps some kids with epilepsy

Published: May 25, 2017, 7:50 am • Updated: May 25, 2017, 8:59 am By The Associated Press A medicine made from marijuana, without the stuff that gives a high, cut seizures in kids with a severe form of epilepsy in a study that strengthens the case for more research into…

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South Dakota hemp bill advances despite Public Safety warning that hemp sends “mixed messages” to kids

Published: Feb 16, 2017, 2:48 pm • Updated: Feb 16, 2017, 2:48 pm By James Nord, The Associated Press PIERRE, S.D. — South Dakota residents who pass background checks and get a license from the state agriculture department would be allowed to cultivate industrial hemp under a measure a House…

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SneakGuard keeps cannabis away from kids (or maybe your roommate)

Published: Sep 20, 2016, 7:21 am • Updated: Sep 20, 2016, 2:53 pm By Ry Prichard, The Cannabist Staff One of the most talked-about elements of the new world of legalized weed is the effect on children, specifically the chance of them accidentally (or intentionally) consuming cannabis, especially the potent…

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