Patients Educating Doctors: Talking to Your Physician About Using Cannabis

California was the first state to allow cannabis use as medicine in 1996, but for years the common belief was it was all smoke and mirrors—an excuse to get high. Without acceptance from the U.S. Government that cannabis really is medicinal, there are no Department of Health Services pamphlets on cannabis as remedy in doctors’ office waiting rooms; with mainstream …

Can Weed Cause Paranoia?

One of the interesting and sometimes strange things about marijuana is that in some cases it helps people feel less stressed, anxious, and worried, and in other cases it seems to make people feel ultra stressed out to the point of extreme paranoia. It’s actually pretty common to experience both ends of this spectrum. And as anyone who’s experienced the …

Forget penny stocks! Here’s the legal cannabis stock you’re looking for

Michigan, Oklahoma, Missouri, North Dakota, Ohio, Wisconsin and Utah all had cannabis initiatives appearing on local and state-wide ballots in the midterm elections. Why do I think this is so important to know about? Frankly, I don’t care about cannabis itself… but I sure do care about massive opportunities for forward-thinking investors… which is EXACTLY what I see here. Here’s …

LEGALIZATION Home » Marijuana News The ‘420 Bill’ to Federally Legalize Marijuana Has Officially Been Introduced

A federal bill that would legalize cannabis and regulate it like alcohol was introduced in the Senate on Friday by Democratic Sen. Ron Wyden of Oregon. The bill, the Marijuana Revenue and Regulation Act, has been designated as S. 420 by Wyden and is a companion measure to H.R. 420, which was introduced in the House of Representatives by fellow Oregon Democrat Rep. Earl …

In bid to blunt black market, California eyes marijuana tax cuts

Steve D’Angelo was prescient. As the era of legal recreational marijuana sales in California began just over a year ago, the East Bay medical marijuana maven expressed concerns that taxes on the newly legal industry were too high. “It’s going to mean that a significant number of people, less affluent consumers, are going to turn to the lower prices of …

Why Leaflit Wants to Change the Way We View Growing Cannabis at Home

If you have decided to take control and grow your own marijuana, you might think to look outside and find an inconspicuous spot that won’t attract attention. Even if you live far from lurking eyes, for a variety of reasons, not everyone can grow outdoors year-round or even at all.  Whether it’s the location of your property in relation to …

New Harvard Study Suggests Smoking Weed is Associated with Higher Sperm Count

If you’re a testicle-having person who smokes weed, you’ve probably heard that you’re harming your reproductive health. You’ve probably heard that smoking weed lowers your sperm count or reduces the quality or DNA integrity of your sperm. If you’re not trying to have a kid, maybe that sounds just fine. But a new study by Harvard medical researchers, published today …

The Best Therapeutic Products to Help You Keep Your 2019 Wellness Resolutions

Keeping your New Year’s resolution becomes difficult when the stressors of life become overwhelming. When this happens we tend to let the (seemingly) less important things fizzle out—and for many of us that includes neglecting our health. But what if you could manage your stress in such a way that your health didn’t fall to the wayside? Incorporating CBD and self-care …

UC Berkeley Opens Cannabis Research Center to Study Effects of the Industry

The University of California at Berkeley has announced the creation of a research center that will study the effects of the cannabis industry on the state. The new center will analyze the impact that cannabis production has on the environment and society, including communities that grow cannabis. The policies and regulations enacted to control those impacts will also be studied. …

World Health Organization Urges Rescheduling of Cannabis

In 1961, more than 186 parties representing the world’s governing bodies signed on to the Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs. The convention is essentially an international treaty to prohibit the production and supply of specific narcotic drugs. And under heavy U.S. pressure, the Single Convention placed the same restrictions on cannabis that it did on opium, listing marijuana as a Schedule IV …