Dr. Raphael Mechoulam, Godfather of THC, Joins Scientific Advisory Board For Israeli MMJ Producer

Dr. Raphael Mechoulam Dr. Raphael Mechoulam, Godfather of THC, Joins Scientific Advisory Board For Israeli MMJ Producer [embedded content] Pretty much everything we know about cannabis today, we owe to the work of Dr. Raphael Mechoulam. Dr. Mechoulam has been hailed as the “Godfather of THC” because of his significant…

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New Mexico Health Sec rejects medical marijuana for opiate addiction, citing lack of scientific evidence

Published: Jun 16, 2017, 7:26 am • Updated: Jun 16, 2017, 7:32 am By The Associated Press ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — New Mexico’s top health official has rejected state Medical Cannabis Advisory Board recommendations to add opiate dependence and Alzheimer’s disease to the list of conditions that qualify a person to…

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Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein: “From a legal and scientific perspective, marijuana is an unlawful drug.”

Published: Jun 13, 2017, 10:27 am • Updated: Jun 13, 2017, 4:53 pm By Polly Washburn, The Cannabist Staff Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein appeared before the Senate and House Appropriations committees Tuesday to discuss the Justice Department’s budget, and was faced with questions on law enforcement, the investigation into…

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Oregon Health Authority Retail Marijuana Scientific Advisory Committee Meets September 24

What: The Oregon Health Authority’s Retail Marijuana Scientific Advisory Committee is holding its monthly meeting. The meeting is open to the public. Agenda: Review purpose and agenda; review and approve August 27 minutes; Marijuana Research Group and Senate Bill 844; health effects of adolescent marijuana use; wrap-up, future topics; public…

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Scientific And Legal Considerations In The Pennsylvania Medical Marijuana Debate

I received the following message in my inbox: With three separate bills that propose the legalization of medical marijuana in Pennsylvania currently pending in the state legislature, an interdisciplinary group of experts will present on and discuss the various aspects of the medical marijuana debate at the next Forensic Fridays…

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