Why the 1970s Effort to Decriminalize Marijuana Failed

That booming paraphernalia market, however, would also prove to be decriminalization’s undoing. By 1978, rates of adolescent marijuana use had skyrocketed, with 1 in 9 high school ...

5 Burning Questions You Might Have About Visiting A Marijuana Dispensary

If you don’t live in one of the 11 states where recreational marijuana use is legal, the thought of going to a marijuana dispensary might seem intimidating. But buying marijuana ...

Congressional Democrats Focus Heavily on Cannabis Reform

For the first time ever, congressional democrats included a panel at their policy retreat that was focused entirely on cannabis reform. Last Thursday morning was the panel at the House ...

USDA Issues First Guidance on Legal Hemp, But Don’t Expect Federal Regulations Until Late 2019

While the roll-out of hemp regulations in the wake of the 2018 Farm Bill is continuing in fits and starts, the U.S. Department of Agriculture did open the door to hemp seed imports. Jessica ...

Insights on marijuana and opioid use in people with cancer

A new study reveals that many people with cancer use marijuana, and rates of use in the U.S. have increased over time. Published early online in CANCER, a peer-reviewed journal of the ...

Shoppers Drug Mart launches second online medical pot portal in Alberta

TORONTO — Medical cannabis users in Alberta can now get their therapeutic pot from Shoppers Drug Mart, with the retail giant opening its second online platform Tuesday in the ...

N.J. medical marijuana patients win huge protections from being fired for flunking a drug test

New Jersey workers can’t be fired if they flunk a drug test because they are medical marijuana patients, a state appeals court has ruled. The case is likely to reverberate in workplaces ...

Medical Marijuana Use Rising Among Cancer Patients

Americans with cancer are more likely to use marijuana and prescription opioids than those without cancer, and the use of medical marijuana by this group is on the rise, new research ...

Navigating the New World of Marijuana

The marijuana market has grown substantially over the course of the past few years. With so much growth and new legislation occurring around North America and in select countries abroad, ...

The Marijuana Stock Market Is Beginning to Mature as Time Goes On

The marijuana stock market has begun to move out of its infancy which is characterized by the shift toward stability we have seen over the past few months. In that time, many companies ...