Canadian Online Dispensaries – The Potential Benefits of Ecommerce Weed

Canadian Online Dispensaries:The Potential Benefits Of E-Weed Everything is digitized nowadays, including cannabis. No, we’re not referring to nano-THC (although that is a legit thing). Instead, we’re talking about the rise of online dispensaries in Canada. Yes, citizens with a valid Canadian address who are over the age of 19—or…

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Pot industry pleads its case against potential Texas CBD ban

DENVER — A month after a Texas health agency proposed cracking down on CBD, the cannabis industry is actively trying to change the minds of health authorities about CBD to keep the products on shelves throughout the state.The confusion started in March, when the Texas Department of State Health Services…

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What now? Experts weigh in on potential impact of Sessions’ rollback of marijuana policy

Published: Jan 4, 2018, 2:28 pm • Updated: Jan 4, 2018, 4:49 pm By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff Days after California became the largest U.S. state to initiate regulated sales of cannabis to adults, a wave of uncertainty has crashed over America’s cannabis industry with the Justice Department’s elimination…

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Chair of Alaska marijuana board under fire for potential conflict of interest

Published: Sep 6, 2017, 8:11 am • Updated: Sep 6, 2017, 8:11 am By The Associated Press SOLDOTNA, Alaska — The chairman of the board that regulates Alaska’s legal marijuana industry is defending himself against conflict of interest questions. Peter Mlynarik told Soldotna radio station KSRM he was involved in…

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Ohio MMJ program faces potential glitch: No one willing to perform required tests

Published: Aug 7, 2017, 8:28 am • Updated: Aug 7, 2017, 8:30 am By The Associated Press COLUMBUS, Ohio — Testing lab applications for Ohio’s medical marijuana program are due next month yet to this point no Ohio college or university has said they’re willing to participate. Ohio’s medical marijuana…

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New Research Shows Potential on how Cannabis can Reverse Brain Aging

Cannabis Use Among Senior As research uncovers more and more health benefits of cannabis, it is clear that the stigma of cannabis use is steadily falling away, a fact which is reflected in the increasing use among the senior population. One study found that between 2006 and 2013, rates of…

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Nevada rec sales set to start Saturday with potential to (temporarily) be country’s biggest market

Published: Jun 27, 2017, 11:10 am • Updated: Jun 28, 2017, 7:17 am By Scott Sonner, The Associated Press RENO, Nev. — A lengthy legal battle over the alcohol industry’s exclusive rights to distribute marijuana in Nevada won’t affect the state’s plans to begin recreational pot sales at medical dispensaries…

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Sessions’ potential new drug policies could reverse trend of declining prison populations

Published: Feb 27, 2017, 1:51 pm • Updated: Feb 27, 2017, 1:51 pm By Eric Tucker, The Associated Press WASHINGTON — The federal prison population is on the decline, but a new attorney general who talks tough on drugs and crime and already has indicated a looming need for private…

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New York medical marijuana program improving, but will it ever reach full potential?

Published: Jan 20, 2017, 1:20 pm • Updated: Jan 20, 2017, 4:08 pm By Michael O’Keeffe, Special To The Cannabist NEW YORK — Karen Rodriguez used opioids to manage her crippling pain, but when the powerful drugs and the chemotherapy medication she used to treat her rheumatoid arthritis teamed up…

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