Stories tagged: medical marijuana
Mon., Nov. 11, 2019
Some studies show that as many as 1 in 4 veterans report that they are consuming cannabis for therapeutic purposes.
Fri., Nov. 1, 2019
Learn some holiday ‘high-time’ etiquette, like how and when to partake, what behavior is appropriate, and various tips for gifts and offerings.
Wed., Oct. 30, 2019
Many in the medical marijuana community call cannabis an effective natural treatment for many sleep disorders, with little to no side effects.
Wed., Oct. 16, 2019
Much of the interest in infused-gummies coincides with the popularity of microdosing, which has become popular with those reluctant to use cannabis in less precise ways, like smoking or vaping.
Fri., Oct. 4, 2019
Cannabis-infused patches are believed to be effective because they allow for immediate infusion into the bloodstream via the skin
Thu., Sept. 26, 2019
What is the most important issue facing the cannabis industry in the US today?
Mon., Sept. 23, 2019
Hashtag Cannabis in Fremont now offers guided visits on the second Wednesday of every month.
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 27, 2019
The targeted legislation would aim to help small businesses compete with larger firms and extend business ownership opportunities to communities of color, women and military veterans.
Wed., July 24, 2019
“I’m thinking of getting a Washington state medical cannabis card. Is there a difference between medical cannabis and recreational/adult-use cannabis?”
Wed., May 15, 2019
What image pops up in your head when you picture a guy in his 60s who smokes eight to 10 joints a day?
Wed., May 1, 2019
Gov. Jay Inslee signs laws on Gold Star family license plates, medical marijuana in schools and robot deliveries.
UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 4, 2019
Chronic pain tops the list of reasons people give when they enroll in state medical marijuana programs, followed by stiffness from multiple sclerosis and chemotherapy-related nausea.
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 27, 2018
Medical marijuana could be covered under some government disability programs, an attorney general’s opinion says, but whether that would jeopardize federal funding for local programs isn’t clear.
UPDATED: Fri., July 13, 2018
How much medical marijuana is in the pipeline in Oregon? The managers of the state’s program concede that they simply don’t know because of lax reporting by producers and a …
UPDATED: Fri., July 13, 2018
Pot advocates celebrated the culmination of a yearslong effort to ease restrictions on the use of cannabis last month when nearly 60 percent of Oklahoma voters approved medical marijuana.
Thu., July 12, 2018
The agency overseeing Oregon’s legal medical marijuana industry conceded in a report Thursday it has not provided effective oversight of growers and others in the industry, creating opportunities for weed …
UPDATED: Tue., June 26, 2018
Oklahoma voters on Tuesday backed the medicinal use of marijuana, overcoming a late opposition campaign from law enforcement and business, faith and political leaders.
Thu., June 21, 2018
The Arkansas Supreme Court on Thursday cleared the way for the state to launch its medical marijuana program, reversing and dismissing a judge’s ruling that prevented officials from issuing the …
Sat., May 26, 2018
As we take time this Memorial Day weekend to honor those who made the ultimate sacrifice, we also should remember the men and women of our Armed Forces who fought …
Sat., May 12, 2018
As scientists try to research the medical benefits of marijuana, a simple problem has emerged: How do you research marijuana if no one can produce it under federal law?
Thu., May 10, 2018
Nearly half of U.S. cancer doctors who responded to a survey say they’ve recently recommended medical marijuana to patients, although most say they don’t know enough about medicinal use.
Tue., Jan. 9, 2018
Louisiana’s governor Tuesday asked President Donald Trump to shield states’ medical marijuana programs from federal prosecutors, urging him to “ensure the safe distribution of this life-changing form of treatment.”
Fri., Jan. 5, 2018
When U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions green-lighted federal prosecutions of marijuana lawbreakers, the vast majority of U.S. states that allow some form of medical marijuana were unexpectedly placed at risk …
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 4, 2018
Washington officials promise fight with federal government on any new policy that leads to crackdown on state’s legalized marijuana operations.
UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 7, 2017
JoAnna McKee, a pioneering medical marijuana activist in Washington state, has died at age 74.
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 18, 2017
Federal prosecutors say they didn’t have the authority to prosecute on medical marijuana charges after Congress cut federal money for those cases in 2014. Four people convicted in Kettle Falls …
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 16, 2017
State leaders try to set U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions straight on Washington pot system.
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 8, 2017
Dispensary sales of medical marijuana in Hawaii are beginning after patients waited 17 years for a legal way to purchase the drug.
Sun., Aug. 6, 2017
Why is the attorney general ignoring his own task force, cherry-picking data, using outdated information and raising the specter of a federal shutdown? Possibly because he holds the outdated view …
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 1, 2017
Jesus Aponte pushes a door open to reveal hundreds of aromatic, spiky green plants, a crop that Puerto Rico hopes will help it ease a grinding economic crisis by generating …