Thomas Jefferson University Becomes First School To Offer Grad-Level Cannabis Science Courses

Thomas Jefferson University Becomes First School To Offer Grad-Level Cannabis Science Courses Thirty US states have already legalized cannabis in some form or another. The multi-billion-dollar cannabis industry is only expected to grow leaps and bounds, and has been one of the fastest-growing sectors in the economy. However, healthcare providers…

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Public banks offer hope for cannabis industry

Published: Nov 6, 2017, 7:46 am • Updated: Nov 6, 2017, 7:47 am By Omar Sacirbey,  marijuana Business Daily DENVER — With most private institutions and credit unions still avoiding the legal cannabis industry, many marijuana businesses remain without bank accounts. But one idea is gaining acceptance among marijuana entrepreneurs…

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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…

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Studies offer conflicting conclusions on marijuana legalization’s role in car crashes, fatalities

Published: Jun 23, 2017, 5:51 pm • Updated: Jun 23, 2017, 6:09 pm By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff Hours after one study connected legalized recreational marijuana to an increase in car crash claims, a second study claimed legalization played a less certain role in motor vehicle fatalities. A study…

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These teachers offer teens marijuana research instead of “Just Say No”

Published: Apr 18, 2017, 11:45 am • Updated: Apr 18, 2017, 11:50 am By Sarah Grippa and Molly Lotz, Special To The Denver Post The Denver Post opinion pages solicited commentary from various marijuana policy and industry leaders, as well as the public, for a special cannabis-themed edition of the…

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Maine shops offer free weed ‘gifts’ while waiting for state to work out sales

Published: Apr 10, 2017, 11:01 am • Updated: Apr 10, 2017, 11:01 am By The Associated Press A Biddeford business owner hoping to start selling pot next year is giving his products away for free for now. The Portland Press Herald reports that Jack Sargent of the Biddeford-based Cannabis Shack…

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Oakland Dispensaries Offer Great Marijuana Selection

Oakland Dispensaries [embedded content] San Francisco’s neighbor Oakland has some of the best dispensaries in the West Coast. The hilly city is a scenic destination and a great place to live, probably because the good pot is so abundant. Visiting Oakland’s several awesome dispensaries is best done by car, although…

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High enrollment: A university in Philadelphia to offer marijuana policy class

Published: Oct 6, 2016, 8:04 am • Updated: Oct 6, 2016, 8:04 am By The Associated Press PHILADELPHIA — A university in Philadelphia plans to offer communications students the opportunity to take a class that analyzes marijuana policy and its history of prohibition. Temple University Professor Linn Washington tells The…

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