UK Government Legalizes Medical Marijuana Nationally

UK Government Legalizes Medical Marijuana Nationally  In a landmark move, the United Kingdom government has just announced that specialist doctors can now issue prescriptions for cannabis-based treatments. UK Home Secretary Sajid Javid made the announcement after parents of children with epilepsy raised concerns. During the last summer, Javid made the…

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Is Medical Marijuana a Trojan Horse for Full Scale Legalization?

Is Medical Marijuana a Trojan Horse for Full Scale Legalization? We’ve heard this argument from those who oppose legalized cannabis claiming that “Medical Marijuana legalization” is merely a Trojan horse for “recreational legalization”. According to people like Kevin Sabet, this is a nefarious plot by “Big Marijuana” to dupe society…

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Most Medical Professionals Believe Cannabis Should Be Legalized Recreationally & Medically

Most Medical Professionals Believe Cannabis Should Be Legalized Recreationally & Medically The results of a new poll conducted by Medscape Medical News reveal that most medical professionals believe cannabis should be legalized not just for medical reasons, but for recreational purposes as well. The poll, which was posted online on…

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Illinois Legalizes Medical Marijuana as an Opioid Alternative

Illinois Legalizes MMJ As An Opioid Alternative This week saw a landmark milestone for Illinois, which is now the 4th state where cannabis can legally be prescribed by physicians as an opioid substitute. Illinois joins the ranks of New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania in doing so. Senate Bill 336…

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Should Medical Marijuana Be Phased Out In Canada After October 17?

Should Medical Marijuana Be Phased Out In Canada After October 17? Some doctors in Canada think that the medical cannabis system should be dropped once recreational use is legalized by October 17, while others feel that this isn’t necessary. “The medical profession, as a whole, has really struggled with the…

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Medical Marijuana Laws Translate to Fewer Workplace Fatalities

Medical Marijuana Laws Translate to Fewer Workplace Fatalities A new study, and the first of its kind, revealed that a drop in workplace deaths has been observed in states with MMJ laws. The report, which will be published in the October 2018 edition of the International Journal of Drug Policy,…

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What Is The Difference Between Medical And Recreational Cannabis?

What Is The Difference Between Medical And Recreational Cannabis? With more states legalizing recreational cannabis, you’re probably wondering about the many differences between recreational and medical cannabis. Both medical and recreational cannabis have overlapping similarities as well as their own differences. This guide will come in handy for anyone considering…

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Colorado medical marijuana companies embroiled in federal patent dispute

A Colorado cannabis company has filed a patent-infringement lawsuit in Denver federal court claiming a rival in Conifer filched its cannabinoid medical product formula. United Cannabis Corporation of Golden (UCANN) filed the lawsuit in Denver U.S. District Court Monday against Pure Hemp Collective Inc. of Conifer. The lawsuit seeks an injunction…

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