97% Of Elderly Patients Say Cannabis Makes Them Feel Better and Decreases Prescription Meds

New Study Says 97% Of Elderly Patients Say Cannabis Makes Them Feel Better, Decrease Prescription Meds There is an increasing body of evidence proving that cannabis is beneficial for the elderly. One of the latest studies comes from Israel, whose findings were published in the European Journal of Internal Medicine.…

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Opinion: Jeff Sessions’ marijuana crackdown makes national legalization more likely

Published: Jan 5, 2018, 2:25 pm • Updated: Jan 5, 2018, 6:10 pm By Paul Waldman, Special To The Washington Post Jeff Sessions hates marijuana. Hates it, with a passion that has animated almost nothing else in his career. “Good people don’t smoke marijuana,” he has said. He even once…

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Canadian firm iAnthus makes $17.3M bid for spot in New York medical marijuana industry

Published: Jun 12, 2017, 2:37 pm • Updated: Jun 12, 2017, 4:48 pm By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff A publicly traded Canadian firm that has hopscotched across America making deals for cannabis companies now plans to acquire a firm poised to become one of New York’s 10 medical marijuana licensees.…

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Delaware Senate makes it easier for those with PTSD to get medical marijuana

Published: May 19, 2017, 8:58 am • Updated: May 19, 2017, 11:12 am By Randall Chase, The Associated Press DOVER, Del. — The state Senate has approved a revised bill regarding regulations for medical marijuana in Delaware, two days after the original measure failed to win passage amid unaddressed concerns…

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Cannabist Show: He’s the new Editor of The Cannabist; He makes award-winning CBD edibles

Published: Apr 27, 2017, 2:02 pm • Updated: Apr 27, 2017, 2:16 pm By The Cannabist Staff Featured guests: New Editor-in-chief of The Cannabist Alex Pasquariello and Incredibles Founder and President Bob Eschino. LOTS TO TALK ABOUT •  The new East Coast versus West Coast is going to be over…

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Cannabist Show: He makes infused soda; He’ll help clean your bong

Published: Feb 24, 2017, 2:14 pm • Updated: Feb 24, 2017, 6:19 pm By The Cannabist Staff Featured guests: Sprig co-founder Michael Lewis and Resolution ResCaps innovator Dakota Wesley. LOTS TO TALK ABOUT •  Millennials in marijuana. •  With a cannabis cocktail, a splash of soda can be enough. • …

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Canada’s Tokyo Smoke makes a U.S. move with acquisition of Van der Pop

Published: Feb 9, 2017, 11:02 am • Updated: Feb 9, 2017, 11:02 am By Katie Shapiro, The Cannabist Staff In some cool cannabis collaboration news, on-the-rise lifestyle brands Tokyo Smoke and Van der Pop have officially joined forces. Tokyo Smoke, which is moving toward U.S. expansion from its Toronto headquarters,…

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When in Colorado … Mariah Carey makes a run to the pot shop during Aspen vacay

Published: Jan 2, 2017, 6:50 pm • Updated: Jan 2, 2017, 6:50 pm By Katie Shapiro, The Cannabist Staff In the midst of the ongoing saga of Mariah Carey’s New Year’s Eve meltdown, photos have also surfaced from a recent shopping trip to The Original Leaf recreational dispensary during her…

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Canada’s biggest cannabis company makes $321M acquisition to boost production

Published: Dec 1, 2016, 5:44 pm • Updated: Dec 1, 2016, 5:46 pm By Simon Casey and Jen Skerritt, Bloomberg Canopy Growth Corp., the largest company in Canada’s rapidly developing marijuana industry, agreed to buy competitor Mettrum Health Corp. for about C$ 430 million ($ 321 million) to expand production…

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