Washington State Senate approves proposal to allow medical cannabis use in schools

By | April 16th, 2019|Categories: Cannabis, Cannabis Oil, CBD, Children, Decriminalisation, Doctors, Dravet Syndrome, Epilepsy, Legalisation, Mothers, News, Opiates, Opioids, Pain, School, THC, USA, Washington|

Washington students may be able to use their medical cannabis in school Parents would be allowed to administer the cannabis instead of nurses Smoking cannabis will be strictly prohibited, as well as products high in THC Some parents are opposed to the proposal, insisting the right to administer safe medication should lie in [...]

Seth Rogen joins Willie Nelson and Tommy Chong by launching cannabis company

By | March 29th, 2019|Categories: Canada, Celebrities, Dispensaries, Legalisation, News, THC, USA|

The team behind ‘Pineapple Express’ have launched their own cannabis company Based in Vancouver, Houseplant, will sell a range of cannabis products across Canada Houseplant have created three original strains for their launch Other celebrity stoners who have their own cannabis companies include Willie Nelson, Tommy Chong and Snoop Dogg Seth Rogan has [...]

University of Colorado to pay volunteers to get high and “drive”

By | March 19th, 2019|Categories: Alcohol, Cannabis, Cannabis Prohibiton, Colorado, Driving, Legalisation, News, Research, UK, USA|

Researchers at University of Colorado are looking for volunteers to get high and “drive” Volunteers will be paid $140 for two trips to the Uni Once high, volunteers will have their reaction times and attention tested on an iPad Researchers hope this study can help police and employers better understand how THC impacts [...]

Study finds that long-term cannabis users are physically healthier than non-cannabis users

By | March 13th, 2019|Categories: GW Pharmaceutical, Inflammation, Legalisation, New Zealand, News, Obesity, Research, Teenagers, THC, USA, Weight Loss|

1,037 New Zealanders were studied over 38 year period Researchers found cannabis users have superior metabolic health than non-cannabis users The only negative effect cannabis has on the physical body is in the teeth A study has found evidence that cannabis doesn’t harm the human body, even with long-term use. Researchers at Arizona [...]

American Senator who “smoked a joint” to help treat cancer supports Kentucky Medical Marijuana Bill

By | March 11th, 2019|Categories: Cancer, Cannabis, Cannabis Oil, Cannabis Prohibiton, Chemotherapy, Children, Epidiolex, Epilepsy, Grow Your Own, Legalisation, News, Opiates, Opioids, Pharmaceuticals, Seizures, Smoking, THC, USA|

Republican Senator, Dan Seum, smoked cannabis to help him through chemotherapy Seum is backing a bill which would legalise cannabis for medicinal purposes in Kentucky Seum’s own granddaughter “partakes” in medical cannabis for her epilepsy The bill could allow low-income patients to grow cannabis at home One of the Bill’s backers, Senator Nemes, [...]

Research finds THC more effective than CBD for treating pain

By | March 8th, 2019|Categories: Cannabis, Cannabis Prohibiton, CBD, Edibles, News, Research, THC, USA|

Researchers in the USA claim different levels of THC more important in treating chronic pain than CBD Over 3,000 patients self-reported their medical cannabis experience were surveyed “THC generates measurable improvements in symptom relief.” A new study has found evidence that THC, the psychoactive compound in cannabis, is more effective than CBD for [...]

Over half of seniors who have tried CBD report an “Improved Quality Of Life”

By | March 1st, 2019|Categories: Cannabis Oil, CBD, News, Research, UK, USA|

Study of 1,000 seniors found 9% tried CBD for medical purposes 51% of those reported an improved quality of life 61% reported a reduction in pain Inflammation was the primary reasons seniors are using CBD (42%) 89% said they would recommend CBD to family or friends A new study has found fresh evidence [...]

Document shows cannabis corporations may have influenced New York Governor against Grow Your Own

By | February 28th, 2019|Categories: Business, Cannabis, Cannabis Oil, Cannabis Prohibiton, Dispensaries, Grow Your Own, Home Cultivation, Legalisation, MMJ Stories, News, Police, Prison, THC, USA|

Cannabis corporations are trying to influence recreational cannabis policies NYMCIA want home cultivation of cannabis banned in New York State Activists reject NYMCIA’s claims that they are anti-home cultivation on grounds of public safety and “fears” NY could lose out on taxes Grow Your Own (GYO) is one of the most significant goals [...]

New research claims 7% of Americans already use CBD

By | February 27th, 2019|Categories: Cannabis, Cannabis Oil, CBD, Epidiolex, News, USA|

Nearly 7% of Americans are already using CBD, survey finds Researchers at Cowen estimate the CBD market could reach $16 billion by 2025 CBD most popular among 18-34-year-olds Tinctures account for 44% of use, followed by topicals at 26% New analysis has found that nearly 7% of Americans are already using increasingly popular [...]

Chronic pain most commonly prescribed condition for medical cannabis in US

By | February 7th, 2019|Categories: Cannabis, Cannabis Oil, Cannabis Prohibiton, chronic pain, News, Research, THC, USA|

Two-thirds of medical cannabis patients in the US use it for chronic pain 85.5% of all patient-reported qualifying conditions had substantial evidence of therapeutic efficacy Around 28 million adults in the UK are living with chonic pain that has lasted for three months or longer A new study has revealed that nearly two-thirds of American [...]