Cannabist Show: She’s a psychologist helping opioid addicts; She’s bringing Israeli MMJ to America

Published: May 12, 2017, 11:23 am • Updated: May 12, 2017, 11:23 am By The Cannabist Staff Featured guests: Addiction treatment psychologist Cali Estes and Jyl Ferris of Tikun Olam USA. LOTS TO TALK ABOUT •  Using cannabis in treating opioid dependence; concerns about potentially trading one addiction for another.…

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Live blog: This is how America celebrates the 4/20 marijuana holiday

Published: Apr 20, 2017, 9:49 am • Updated: Apr 21, 2017, 7:44 am By The Cannabist Staff A sampling of how people are celebrating and commemorating April 20, 2017, the unofficial annual marijuana holiday. Looking at states and places where cannabis has been legalized — and places where it hasn’t.…

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‘America is full of hypocrites’: Man serving life for marijuana speaks out

Published: Feb 22, 2017, 11:33 am • Updated: Feb 22, 2017, 11:34 am Days after John Knock learned that his application for clemency had been denied – meaning he would have to continue serving out two life sentences plus 20 years for a non-violent cannabis offense – he found himself…

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Why One Company Selling Fake or Contaminated Cannabis Could End Marijuana In America

Steph Sherer on the future of the cannabis industry under Trump and Sessions We won’t be surprised if the sales of cannabis spike on Friday, since people are going to need some bud to help manage the depression that comes with Trump’s presidential inauguration. The cannabis industry has long known…

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Eugene Monroe: America is voting on pot today. If only professional athletes had a say

Published: Nov 8, 2016, 1:27 pm • Updated: Nov 8, 2016, 1:27 pm By Eugene Monroe, The Cannabist Staff Editor’s note: Cannabist columnist Eugene Monroe co-authored this post with his friend David Nathan, MD, DFAPA. Nathan is a Harvard-trained psychiatrist and educator in Princeton, N.J., and, like Monroe, Nathan is…

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