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New DEA Leader Says Marijuana is Probably Less Dangerous Than Heroin

New DEA Leader Says Marijuana is Probably Less Dangerous Than Heroin

Acting DEA Administrator Chuck Rosenberg acknowledged that heroin is probably more dangerous than marijuana, but that no substances should be promoted.  “Let me say it this way,” he started,...
Cannabis May Help Heal Bone Fractures

Cannabis May Help Heal Bone Fractures

A new study published in the Journal of Bone and Mineral Research has found that cannabidiol (CBD), a non-psychoactive element of cannabis, may help bone fractures heal better. According...
Colorado Rejects Proposal to Allow Medical Marijuana for PTSD

Colorado Rejects Proposal to Allow Medical Marijuana for PTSD

Colorado health officials have rejected a proposal to add Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) to the list of qualifying conditions for medical marijuana. This is the third time since...
Teenagers Using Less Marijuana Now That It’s Legal

Teenagers Using Less Marijuana Now That It’s Legal

A new study published in The American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse has found that teenagers are now using marijuana less frequently and in lower quantities now that...
San Francisco “Baked Sale” Cancelled by City

San Francisco “Baked Sale” Cancelled by City

San Francisco’s Get Baked Sale, a bake sale event for cannabis-infused medical marijuana edibles, has been cancelled by the SF Department of Public Health after a new supervisor ruled...
Senators Push to Make Marijuana Research Easier

Senators Push to Make Marijuana Research Easier

A group of eight Senators is pushing federal regulators to make it easier to researchers to study the medicinal properties of marijuana. The Democratic Senators, led by Elizabeth Warren,...
Portland Oregon Airport to Allow In-State Passengers to Fly with Marijuana

Portland Oregon Airport to Allow In-State Passengers to Fly with Marijuana

Portland International Airport in Portland, Oregon is allowing passengers who are flying to destinations in-state to carry marijuana on their flights.  Marijuana became legal in Oregon on July 1,...
Indiana’s Marijuana Church Sues State

Indiana’s Marijuana Church Sues State

Indiana’s First Church of Cannabis has sued the state, claiming its religious beliefs are being infringed on.  The First Church of Cannabis was created on the tails of Indiana’s...
US Senate Marijuana Banking Bill Introduced

US Senate Marijuana Banking Bill Introduced

A bipartisan bill has been introduced by Senate delegates from Colorado and Oregon, aiming to prohibit the federal government from penalizing banks that work with marijuana businesses. Businesses in...
Recreational Marijuana Brought WA $70 Mil. in Revenue in First Year

Recreational Marijuana Brought WA $70 Mil. in Revenue in First Year

Washington’s recreational marijuana program has grown significantly in its first year, bringing the state over $70 million in tax revenue from marijuana sales. This greatly exceeds projections. Originally it...