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From Patient to Producer: The Story of Danny Sloat

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 22:13:44 +0000
Source: Marijuana.com

From Patient to Producer: The Story of Danny Sloat: As countries all over the world recognize the medicinal benefits of marijuana, a sea of anecdotal and scientific evidence is presenting itself to reinforce what cannabis-lovers have known for a long time — the plant treats and heals. It is also a very effective way to decrease the number of opiates that have been overprescribed [...]

Vermont Governor to Sign Recreational Marijuana Legislation By Monday

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 19:42:08 +0000
Source: Marijuana.com

Vermont Governor to Sign Recreational Marijuana Legislation By Monday: Vermont’s Republican governor is ready to make history as he prepares to sign H.511 into law, which will legalize recreational marijuana. A long time coming, Gov. Phil Scott said he will sign the legislation before Monday’s deadline. A noteworthy marijuana moment for the residents of Vermont, Gov. Scott announced Thursday his signing of the law [...]

Know Your Medicine: THCV

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 18:56:55 +0000
Source: Marijuana.com

Know Your Medicine: THCV: As access to cannabis widens and research into the medicinal effects of its compounds expands, we’re learning there’s much more to the cannabis plant than THC and CBD. One of the most interesting cannabinoids in cannabis is tetrahydrocannabivarin or THCV. Preliminary studies show promising therapeutic effects for different ailments including diabetes and Parkinson’s disease. THCV [...]

U.S. Dept. of Veteran Affairs Continues to Avoid Marijuana Research

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 20:55:33 +0000
Source: Marijuana.com

U.S. Dept. of Veteran Affairs Continues to Avoid Marijuana Research: A Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) letter made public Tuesday made clear that the department would not take a proactive stance on the value of medical marijuana in the United States. This is just the latest in a seemingly never-ending story between state-legal programs and federal law. Though the VA has never been a bastion [...]

New Research Into the Effectiveness of Cannabis for Autism

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 19:50:13 +0000
Source: Marijuana.com

New Research Into the Effectiveness of Cannabis for Autism: Scientists in Israel are conducting open clinical trials utilizing whole plant cannabis in search of an autism spectrum disorder treatment after stumbling upon a tremendous observation in an unrelated study. Bonni Goldstein M.D., resident Marijuana.com medical expert and published author, said the early evidence shows autism is a result of genetic mutations and a deficit [...]

Kentucky: GOP Senator Introduces Bill to Legalize Marijuana

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 18:22:02 +0000
Source: Marijuana.com

Kentucky: GOP Senator Introduces Bill to Legalize Marijuana: Kentucky Sen. Dan Seum (R-38th District), the GOP’s Majority Caucus Chairman and one of the state’s highest-ranking elected officials, has introduced legislation targeting the legalization of recreational marijuana. On Wednesday, the Associated Press reported the Kentucky Sen. suggested that legalizing adult-use marijuana would generate new revenue for the state’s anemic coffers, potentially adding more than [...]

Ghost Train Haze Marijuana Strain Review

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 01:08:19 +0000
Source: Marijuana.com

Ghost Train Haze Marijuana Strain Review: Strain Overview The Scoop: The Ghost Train Haze high, like a phantom specter in the night, creeps up on its consumers and renders them nearly incapacitated. Originally cultivated and refined by the skilled breeders at Rare Dankness, this supernatural strain has passed the test of time and genetics. A hybridized cross of Ghost OG x [...]

Thailand is Poised to Legalize Medical Cannabis

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 21:39:59 +0000
Source: Marijuana.com

Thailand is Poised to Legalize Medical Cannabis: The Narcotics Control Board of Thailand is pushing forward with a rewritten draft of the country’s drug laws in order to legalize medical marijuana. The proposed revision, which is currently going through the parliamentary process, will allow medicinal cannabis to be sold over-the-counter for patients with a valid prescription from their doctor. The draft is [...]

Border Security, Trump, and Medical Marijuana in the Southwestern US

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 21:36:02 +0000
Source: Marijuana.com

Border Security, Trump, and Medical Marijuana in the Southwestern US: On Jan. 17, President Donald Trump tweeted about a “massive inflow of drugs pouring into our country” and reiterated his call for a wall to enhance security at the nation’s Southern border. We must have Security at our VERY DANGEROUS SOUTHERN BORDER, and we must have a great WALL to help protect us, and to [...]

New York: Giambra Says Legalize Cannabis, Gov. Cuomo Says Study It

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 18:08:18 +0000
Source: Marijuana.com

New York: Giambra Says Legalize Cannabis, Gov. Cuomo Says Study It: Marijuana legalization will likely play a significant role in New York’s gubernatorial election come Nov. 6, 2018. Just 24-hours after New York’s Republican gubernatorial candidate Joel Giambra proposed legalizing adult-use marijuana to help fix the state’s underfunded transportation system on Monday, Democratic governor Andrew Cuomo issued a plan that will allow a panel to examine [...]