SPARKS, NV — Fifteen years after Nevadans voted to legalize it, medical marijuana was sold legally in the state for the first time Friday at a dispensary in a strip mall about 5 miles east of downtown Reno.
Dressed in polo shirts, tie-dyes and button-downs, about 75 people with medical marijuana cards lined up outside Silver State Relief, between a sub shop and pizza place in Sparks, to be among the first to buy as &…
NEW YORK, NY — The New York State Department of Health (DOH) on Friday announced the five companies that have been awarded the coveted licenses to grow and dispense medical marijuana in New York.
The announcement came after a competitive bidding process through which forty-three industry groups contended for the five licenses.
The five companies awarded licences are PharmaCann LLC; Empire State Health Solutions LLC&#…
JERUSALEM — Medical marijuana preparations will soon be available in Israeli pharmacies, a Health Ministry representative announced Monday.
In conjunction with the plan, government officials also intend to license additional physicians to prescribe cannabis therapy.
Medical cannabis will be “prescribed and monitored by the same standards as other medications,” the agency says.
The Israeli government has authorized…
NEVADA: Fifteen years after Nevadans voted to legalize it, medical marijuana was sold legally in the state for the first time Friday at a dispensary in a strip mall about 5 miles east of downtown Reno.
Dressed in polo shirts, tie-dyes and button-downs, about 75 people with medical marijuana cards lined up outside S…
COLORADO: Two recreational marijuana shops in Aspen were cited this week by state regulators for selling pot to an underage customer in a set of rare cases for the industry in Colorado.
The Marijuana Enforcement Division confirmed that it issued two citations after conducting seven underage compliance checks in Asp…
NEW YORK: Mirroring a national trend toward an acceptance of marijuana, the New York State Health Department on Friday named the five organizations that will be allowed to grow and sell the drug for medical use in the state, including in New York City.
The organizations will be registered with the state, and each p…
The GPR55 antagonist CID16020046 protects against intestinal inflammation.
Neurogastroenterol Motil. 2015 Jul 30;
Authors: Stančić A, Jandl K, Hasenöhrl C, Reichmann F, Marsche G, Schuligoi R, Heinemann A, Storr M, Schicho R
BACKGROUND: G protein-coupled receptor 55 (GPR55) is a lysophospholipid receptor responsive to certain cannabi…
ACEA (a highly selective cannabinoid CB1 receptor agonist) stimulates hippocampal neurogenesis in mice treated with antiepileptic drugs.
Brain Res. 2015 Jul 27;
Authors: Andres-Mach M, Haratym-Maj A, Zagaja M, Rola R, Maj M, Chrościńska-Krawczyk M, Luszczki JJ
Hippocampal neurogenesis plays a very important role in learning and memor…
On Monday a funny thing happened to the highly contentious folks at D.A.R.E. &#8212; someone accidentally hit the ‘Post’ button and ended up publishing an inadvertent pro-marijuana legalization Op-ed piece. Initially some thought the Drug War propagandists at D.A.R.E. (Drug Abuse Resistance Education) had an epiphany – a moment of clarity. Unfortunately for the truth, [...]
By Steve ElliottHemp News
The Michigan Medical Marijuana Law Review Panel on Friday voted to recommend adding autism as a qualifying condition for treatment under the state's medicinal cannabis law.
That recommendation is now headed to the desk of Mike Zimmer, director of the Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs, who will have the final say on adding autism to the law, reports Jonathan Oosting̷…
Anything Technologies Media, Inc. on Thursday announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, Frontier Indoor Garden Solutions (FIGS), has been announced as both the horticultural supplier and the project manager for a My Compassion originated medical cannabis facility project with a Native American Group located in Alaska.
The project will be funded through My Compassion by one of its finance Teaming Partners. "The…
The Green Exchange, Inc., developers of "Loud Cannabis," the world's first HIPAA compliant service that connects marijuana growers directly to patients, on Thursday announced that the story of their ongoing battle with tech giant Google, was featured in Yahoo Finance. The article was titled, "For cannabis apps, the road to the app store is paved with rejection."
"Google's Play and Apple's app…
CALIFORNIA: Months ago, Cashinbis broke a story that Project CBD’s industry damning ‘special report’ had been confirmed false by the original testing facility in addition to third party contributions. The news release systematically broke down the inaccuracies and false propagandas that littered Project CBD’s ‘report’ and led to the biggest lawsuit in the history of the cannabis industry. Now, justice seems to be &#…
The New York State Department of Health (DOH) on Friday announced five companies would be awarded one of the coveted licenses to grow and dispense medical marijuana in New York: PharmaCann LLC, Empire State Health Solutions LLC; Columbia Care NY LLC; Etain, LLC; and Bloomfield Industries Inc.
The announcement came after a competitive bidding process through which 43 industry groups contended for the five licenses.…
The latest research on THC shows that even extremely low doses of THC can help mouse livers, and potentially human livers, overcome ischemia-reperfusion injury, a common cause of liver transplant failure.
In the past THC has shown scientists it can protect the body against oxidative damage and reduce inflammation. Upon probing the further consequences of THC’s antioxidative effects, scientists in Israel have discove&…
It has recently come to my attention that perhaps leaving Colorado out of our annual Strongest Strains on Earth feature (June 2014, Issue #473) may have hurt some feelings out in the Big D. Most notably, “the nation’s most prestigious weed editor,” Mr. Ricardo Baca, posted to his Facebook account this very question: “Why was there no Colorado pot on HIGH TIMES Strongest Strains list this year?”
As both the HIGH TIME&…
Hooray, Oregon has legalized marijuana! Tokers in my home state are thrilled to no longer be treated as criminals. We’re one full month into legalization, and the sky still hasn’t fallen. But that doesn’t mean our job as marijuana legalizers is done. Here are six areas where we are still treated as second-class citizens:
1. Employment Rights
At the turn of the 20th Century, an infamous symbol of workplace discrimin&#…
Sometimes we sit back and think, "What the fuck was he smoking?" when we hear something so ridiculous we can't believe it's real—like Meek Mill's "Wanna Know" response track to Drake over their latest Twitter-fueled beef.
While we do acknowledge that this isn't about marijuana per se, y'all have to admit a large part of our audience has been watching the meme-generating feud unravel all over socia…
A bipartisan duo of federal lawmakers is asking the U.S. Department of Justice to launch an internal investigation into its ongoing interference with state medical marijuana laws despite a Congressional prohibition on such activities. The federal government &#8220;has continued to pursue and prosecute individuals and business for involvement with medical marijuana in states where it is [...]
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA: The controversial substance abuse prevention group D.A.R.E. (Drug Abuse Resistance Education) appeared to have made a surprisingly progressive change in its ideology Monday when it published a letter to the editor endorsing marijuana legalization.
It turns out it was an accident.
The post, ti…
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I originally began my Cannabis Advocacy on line under the name of "Bong Man" in early 2009, Shortly after my Father passed away due to a medication overdose. Since this life changing event I have dedi…
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In 1996 a threat from an ALS researcher launched Cathy into medical cannabis activism, participating in Journey’s for Justice in Florida and Texas, numerous television interviews and political actions…
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