Day: May 28, 2017

Lewes Medical Marijuana Dispensary Opens

After months of delays, Delaware’s second medical marijuana dispensary opened in Sussex County on Friday – just in time for Memorial Day weekend. “The timing was not intentional,” spokeswoman Pamela Johnston said. “We were waiting to get through all of our inspections, and it just worked out that way.” The opening date for First State […]

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High Hopes for Recreational Marijuana Industry in Province

If legalization goes ahead as planned, pot industry could be worth as much as alcohol. Expectations are high for a recreational marijuana industry in New Brunswick, according to a report by a professional services firm. Mark Whitmore, the vice-chair of Deloitte Private, said if the legalization of recreational marijuana goes ahead, the resulting industry could […]

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Majority of Sask. in Support of Marijuana Legalization

A majority of Saskatchewan residents support the legalization of marijuana,according to a new poll by Insightrix Research. Just over 58 per cent of respondents either somewhat or strongly agree with cannabis legalization. Nearly 40 per cent oppose the legalization, while almost two per cent preferred not to say. The poll surveyed 802 SaskWatch Research panel […]

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First Year of Recreational Marijuana Sales Are a Tax Windfall for Oregon

Legal cannabis will yield more than $200 million yearly for schools, public health and policing. Economic advisors in Oregon have released their first estimate of what the state will make taxing marijuana sales. As in Colorado and Washington, the numbers are large and growing. By the end of 2017, the state expects to have brought […]

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What Wounded Veterans Need: Medical Marijuana

The American Legion, representing millions of wartime vets, calls on Trump to loosen federal restrictions on medical marijuana research to help those suffering from PTSD, TBI, opioid abuse, and more. After 16 years of war in Afghanistan and Iraq, many Americans view post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD, and traumatic brain injury, or TBI, as the […]

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Is Medical Marijuana Different from Recreational Marijuana?

A lot of people nowadays are wondering, ‘Is medical marijuana different from recreational marijuana?’ I’d like to answer that with a simple and definitive ‘no.’ All marijuana has medicinal value. Even if you are using it ‘recreationally,’ you are still getting the benefits of consuming non-psychoactive cannabinoids like CBD. However, this question is a bit […]

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Nevada races to get recreational marijuana on shelves in record time

Now that Nevada has the green light to move forward with its early start recreational marijuana program, it could set the national record for the fastest turnaround of retail reefer. In a rush for kush, the state is attempting to power forward with recreational marijuana sales in a mere eight months since voters approved Question […]

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How American Marijuana Legalization is Changing the Canadian Border

American boarder agents have started asking foreign visitors about their cannabis history – and it’s getting honest Canadians banned for life. The border guard’s question surprised Jessica Goldstein: “Have you ever used drugs?” It was 2013, and Goldstein, a 30-year-old Canadian from the Vancouver area, was on her way to a Dave Matthews concert in […]

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Study: Marijuana Reduces Seizures in Kids With Rare Form of Epilepsy

Dravet Syndrome patients given marijuana-derived CBD saw seizures dramatically decrease compared to placebo group. For years, parents of children with Dravet Syndrome, a rare form of epilepsy, have been advocating for the use of non-psychoactive medical marijuana to treat their kids. Now, a new study shows that cannabis helped dramatically reduce the number of seizures […]

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Uruguay, the First Country Where You Can Smoke Marijuana Wherever You Like

A new law makes the South American country the first in the world to sell the drug over the counter. Alicia Castilla was watering the plants in her garden on a quiet Sunday afternoon when five police patrol cars screeched to a halt outside her home. A team of 14 officers “armed to the teeth” […]

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