Mississippi Supreme Court overturns man’s six year marijuana possession sentence

Published: Oct 17, 2017, 11:02 am • Updated: Oct 17, 2017, 11:02 am By The Associated Press JACKSON, Miss. — The Mississippi Supreme Court is reversing a marijuana possession conviction, saying a car passenger didn’t actually possess the drug. The court on Thursday overturned the 2012 conviction of Marvin Carver…

Continue reading

Michigan university launches degree program in marijuana science, business

Published: Oct 16, 2017, 3:06 pm • Updated: Oct 16, 2017, 3:06 pm By The Associated Press MARQUETTE, Mich. — A university in Michigan is offering an unusual degree — in marijuana. Northern Michigan University in Marquette began its medical plant chemistry program this semester, with about a dozen students…

Continue reading

Recreational marijuana is saving lives in Colorado, study finds

Published: Oct 16, 2017, 10:28 am • Updated: Oct 16, 2017, 10:45 am By Christopher Ingraham, The Washington Post Marijuana legalization in Colorado led to a “reversal” of opiate overdose deaths in that state, according to new research published in the American Journal of Public Health. “After Colorado’s legalization of…

Continue reading

Meet a reluctant medical marijuana doctor in the heart of the Bible Belt

Published: Oct 16, 2017, 2:14 pm • Updated: Oct 16, 2017, 3:20 pm By Karl Richter, Texarkana Gazette TEXARKANA, Ark. — As Dr. Joseph Parker sees it, he has little choice except to prescribe medical marijuana — even though doing so may raise some eyebrows in Texarkana, Ark. “I was…

Continue reading

Californians on track to spend $2.68 billion on just medical marijuana in 2017

Published: Oct 13, 2017, 10:00 am • Updated: Oct 13, 2017, 10:00 am By Julie Johnson, The Press Democrat To understand Californians’ favorite methods for ingesting cannabis, Joshua Hoffman likens it to the different ways of experiencing music. Think of smoking cannabis flowers like attending a live concert, he said.…

Continue reading

Colorado county ballot initiative would institute new marijuana tax for mental health funding

Published: Oct 13, 2017, 8:29 am • Updated: Oct 13, 2017, 8:29 am By Randy Wyrick, Vail Daily EAGLE — Suicide kills an American every 12 minutes — 44,000 Americans every year and 10 in Eagle County so far this year. “Think about that,” said Andrew Romanoff, with Mental Health…

Continue reading

Is Marijuana a Miracle Treatment For Children With Autism

I? Marijuana a Miracle Tr??tm?nt f?r Children w?th Aut??m? R????r?h?r? have discovered ?n?th?r u?? f?r m??r?bubbl??, ?? tiny little carriers for targeted d???? of m?d???n?. F?r instance, drug? can be d?l?v?r?d d?r??tl? t? a tumor using microbubbles; once ?t th? target location, the m??r?bubbl?? can b? induced t? ???, r?l????ng…

Continue reading

Colorado town uses lottery to select two candidates to open marijuana stores

Published: Oct 12, 2017, 12:28 pm • Updated: Oct 12, 2017, 12:53 pm By The Associated Press PALISADE, Colo. — Fourteen Potential Colorado marijuana business owners put their names in a lottery for the opportunity to open a retail marijuana store in Palisade. The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel reports the…

Continue reading

Only two Louisiana doctors have signed up to offer medical marijuana

Published: Oct 11, 2017, 3:31 pm • Updated: Oct 11, 2017, 3:51 pm By Melinda Deslatte, The Associated Press BATON ROUGE, La. — Louisiana’s medical marijuana program is edging closer to kickoff, but doctors have been slow to embrace the new medication option. Only two doctors have applied for the…

Continue reading