Medical Marijuana Pioneer Advises Newly Confirmed Attorney General

Dr. David Bearman is considered to be one of the most clinically knowledgeable physicians in the field of medical cannabis in the United States. He has spent 40 years working in substance and drug abuse treatment and prevention programs.  Additionally, he was even a member of then-California Governor Ronald Reagan’s Inter-agency Task Force on Drug Abuse.  In the past the …

Cannabis From Farm To Table

Cannabis is truly a miracle plant. It not only serves as an effective treatment for a wide range of medical conditions but it can be used as a dietary supplement to maintain a healthy body as well.  In states that enjoy legal marijuana for medical and recreational purposes, people are incorporating cannabis into events in new and interesting ways. One …

Cash In On Pot Stock

In March, 1792, twenty-four of New York City’s leading merchants met secretly at Corre’s Hotel to discuss ways to bring order to the securities business and to wrest it from their competitors, the auctioneers. Two months later, on May 17, 1792, these merchants signed a document named the Buttonwood Agreement, named after their traditional meeting place, a buttonwood tree. The …

A Wall Will Only Make our Problems Worse

According to Wikipedia, the Pew Research Center is a nonpartisan American “fact tank”, which is based in Washington, D.C. It provides information on social issues, public opinion, and demographic trends shaping the United States and the world.  In a study from 2009 through 2014 Pew reports that there was a significant decrease in the number of Mexican migrants residing in …

Growing Pot In California

After the November 8th balloting, California became one of a growing number of states permitting the private use of Marijuana for personal non-medical purposes.  Let’s take a moment to review some of the changes voters approved with Prop. 64, also known as the Adult Use of Marijuana Act: (1) Legalizes possession and use of up to one ounce of Marijuana …

The FDA Still Won’t Admit the Truth

Why won’t the FDA admit that Cannabis is medicine? Why won’t they acknowledge that this miracle plant is an effective treatment for a wide range of illnesses?  Science has found an abundance of benefits on the drug’s part, namely for certain bodily and mental health conditions, but newly released documents indicate that the FDA has its own bizarre reasons for marijuana …

Job Search in a Marijuana Legal State

In Washington and other states that have legalized Marijuana use for medical and/or personal use company hiring policies have not kept pace with social views.  Many companies still require an applicant to pass a pre-employment drug screen while others don’t even give it a second thought as long as employees look and act in a professional manner. It can be …

Using Cannabis as Part of Your Fitness Routine

In the Fall of 2016 I almost died. Seriously, I nearly kicked the proverbial bucket.  Why?  I had been overdosing on over-the-counter pain relievers (Ibuprofen) for years to ease the pain in my elderly joints during my daily exercise routine.  You see I’m a gym-rat. I have been going to the gym five days each week for many years. What …

What Does The Future Hold For Marijuana?

The Brookings Institution is a nonprofit public policy organization based in Washington, DC. Their mission is to conduct in-depth research that leads to new ideas for solving problems facing society at the local, national and global level.  John Hudak, is Deputy Director and a senior fellow in governance studies at this prestigious organization as well as a leading authority on …

The Marijuana Market is Big in North America

According to the New York Times, ArcView Research is a must have source of information for any serious player in the Marihuana industry.  ArcView, based in San Francisco, reports that North American spending on Marijuana totaled 6.9 billion dollars in 2016 representing a 30%  increase from the previous year.  But Arcview says, the black market will still account for two-thirds …