Regulating Cannabinoids One At A Time: Scientific Approach or Delay Tactic?

Here is the good news when it comes to issue of regulating cannabinoids. Last month, the European Commission added Cannabigerol (CBG) to the Cosing List—namely the regional database of allowable ingredients in cosmetics. This after adding natural CBD as an approved substance the month before. The process of regulating cannabinoids…

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Why Marijuana Prohibition is the Greatest Scientific Fraud of the Last Century

What is the biggest scientific fraud of the past 50 years? This was the question posted on Gizmodo.com where different scientists were asked to give their answers to the question. Different scientists brought different answers to the table of how some researches have failed science and the world. One such…

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Exposing the Scientific Double Standard When It Comes to Cannabis

Is cannabis legalization moving too fast? IT’S NOT MOVING FAST ENOUGH! Denice C. Vidot wrote an opinion piece for Scientific American on whether or not cannabis legalization might be moving too fast. I opened the article – expecting the same tripe consistently being pushed on us via the mainstream media…

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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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Cannabis Prohibition (still) Has No Scientific Basis

Cannabis prohibition has no scientific basis and has been perpetuated with very little evidence for decades using propaganda and conjecture that has been fed to the American public.  In fact, the entire reason why we (mistakenly) call this plant marijuana and not cannabis is because of the government’s skewing of this…

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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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