What an FDA Pilot Study on Cannabis and PTSD could mean for Medical Marijuana

What an FDA Pilot Study on Cannabis and PTSD could mean for Medical Marijuana In December of 2017, M.A.P.S initiated a veteran volunteered placebo-controlled, triple-blind studies on the effects of marijuana flower on PTSD. Depending on the results of the study, which was funded by the State of Colorado, it…

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DEA Reschedules Some Forms of CBD to Schedule 5 (What the #$%@ Does That Mean??)

DEA Reschedules Some Forms of CBD to Schedule 5 (What the #$ %@ Does That Mean??) So the US Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) just rescheduled cannabidiol (CBD) – it’s no longer listed as a Schedule 1 substance, a category reserved for some of the most harmful and addictive substances known…

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What Does it Mean for the World now that Canada has Legalized Cannabis?

What Does it Mean for the World now that Canada has Legalized Cannabis? It’s official, Canada has legalized recreational cannabis in their country. Already a pioneer within the medical cannabis field and global cannabis trade, Canada sets a precedent for other countries to follow in their footsteps. While other countries…

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Trump To Legalize Cannabis After Pressure From Sen. Gardner – What Could It Mean?

Trump to Legalize Cannabis and Protect States Rights on Medical Marijuana. (Washington Post article is here) What does this breaking news mean, or what are the first reactions… 1.  The devil will be in the details, but yes this is BIG NEWS.   With the new hemp bill introduced by Sen. McConnell…

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Massachusetts moratoriums may mean long drives for legal marijuana

Published: Nov 13, 2017, 11:05 am • Updated: Nov 13, 2017, 11:05 am By Chris Lisinski,  lowell Sun LOWELL, Mass. — Although retail sales of recreational marijuana can begin in July, many customers across northern Massachusetts may have to travel significant distances or wait several months to acquire the substance.…

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What Do Legalized Marijuana Laws Mean for HR Professionals?

As more states legalize cannabis with either medical or adult-use/recreational laws, the topic of cannabis use in the workplace is increasingly more timely.  What do legalized marijuana laws mean for HR professionals?  We recently posted an article about this that was specific to mental health professionals, but let’s explore what…

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