Marijuana Industry a Homegrown Source of Job Growth

Marijuana Industry a Homegrown Source of Job Growth The marijuana job market could double or triple in years to come. By Sean Williams On 12/17/16 at 2:00 PM Look around, and you'll struggle to find an industry hotter than marijuana. Back in 1995, not a single state had a law on its books legalizing medical cannabis or recreational pot.

The Importance For Improved Medical Marijuana Research

Florida – Support for legalization of cannabis, for both recreational and medical use, is increasing in the United States, but there is insufficient evidence from randomized controlled trials (RCTs) that it works medicinally.

“Currently, there are only a limited number of studies on cannabis, or marijuana, due to its Schedule I classification. More research is needed, but until that classification changes, it is not going to be possible to study it to the extent that it needs to be,”

The DEA Just Banned CBD And Here's Why

The legality of CBD is no longer in the gray area. In fact, the DEA just banned CBD, cementing its place on the list of Schedule 1 substances. CBD or Cannabidiol is a compound or cannabinoid in cannabis that won’t get you high. What it does do though is stop seizures and aid others suffering from debilitating conditions.

The many potholes in marijuana legalization - The Globe and Mail

About a year ago, I visited Seattle to see how pot legalization was going. Not well, as it turned out.

A few years earlier, Washington State became one of the first U.S. jurisdictions to vote in favour of legalizing and regulating the sale of marijuana for recreational use. In 2014, the system designed to manage the commercialization process was operational – and it didn’t take long for some early grumbling to become a nascent revolt.

Federal Government Attempts To Appropriately Regulate Marijuana

A few of Uncle Sam’s main health officials, feel it is time to explore legalization in regards to national cannabis laws. They want to focus on creating policies based on science as opposed to the current political fiasco.

NIDA (National Institute on Drug Abuse); the federal health agency responsible for overseeing drug abuse and addiction, published an article yesterday expressing the important role science has to have in guiding the creation of policies regarding the nation’s cannabis laws.

California Ask For An Extension For Recreational Pot Sales

Fulfilling the mandate on Marijuana in America has become more difficult than anticipated. On Election Day, four states legalized marijuana possession and cultivation for all adults over the age of 21. Because it is difficult to possess anything in America if it cannot be purchased or sold; marijuana retail stores were legalized as well.

With Marijuana Legal But Nowhere to Buy It, Massachusetts Enters the Weird Zone

On Thursday, marijuana possession and cultivation officially becomes legal for all adults 21 and older in Massachusetts, one of the four states to approve legalization on Election Day last month.

Exciting! As will be the experience for anyone trying to actually find any cannabis—which, just like before Bay State voters thought they were ending the drug war, will almost certainly require committing some kind of crime.

Society for Neuroscience: Medical Marijuana Research

The Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting was held last month in San Diego. More than 30,000 neuroscientists were in attendance. They featured talks and presentations from scientists across the research spectrum. This is the largest source of contemporary brain research in the world today.

With Marijuana Legal But Nowhere to Buy It, Massachusetts Enters the Weird Zone

On Thursday, marijuana possession and cultivation officially becomes legal for all adults 21 and older in Massachusetts, one of the four states to approve legalization on Election Day last month.

Exciting! As will be the experience for anyone trying to actually find any cannabis—which, just like before Bay State voters thought they were ending the drug war, will almost certainly require committing some kind of crime.

'Commercialization won out': will legal marijuana be the next big tobacco?

Cannabis 'Commercialization won out': will legal marijuana be the next big tobacco? As the legal pot movement steams ahead, opponents argue the cannabis industry may be little better than cigarette companies in their pursuit of profit Candi CdeBaca, a youth worker from Denver, Colorado, believed marijuana legalization would bring benefits to her community. Now she’s not so sure.