Marijuana

STUDY: Marijuana May Be Safer Than Originally Thought

STUDY: Marijuana May Be Safer Than Originally Thought

A new study published in the journal Scientific Reports finds that marijuana may be even safer than previously thought compared with other recreational drugs. Researchers aimed to quantify the...
STUDY: Why Marijuana Gives You The Munchies

STUDY: Why Marijuana Gives You The Munchies

A new study from neuroscientists at Yale University has found why marijuana may cause the munchies.  Researchers are reporting that nerve cells called pro-opiomelanocortin (POMC) neurons are a key...
Study Shows Marijuana Use Doesn’t Increase Risk of Traffic Accident

Study Shows Marijuana Use Doesn’t Increase Risk of Traffic Accident

A new government study by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration found that there is no evidence that marijuana use leads to a higher risk of getting into a...
Seattle Marijuana Distributor Rolling 12,000 Joints for Super Bowl

Seattle Marijuana Distributor Rolling 12,000 Joints for Super Bowl

The Seattle Seahawks face off against the New England Patriots in the Super Bowl this weekend, and legal medical marijuana distributors are gearing up to take care of patients’...
Marijuana Decriminalization Bill Introduced in Delaware

Marijuana Decriminalization Bill Introduced in Delaware

On Thursday, Delaware Representative Helene Keeley introduced House Bill 39, which aims to treat simple possession of marijuana like a traffic ticket, rather than as a misdemeanor. Instead of...
Doctors Tell DEA They Should Reschedule Marijuana

Doctors Tell DEA They Should Reschedule Marijuana

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has asked the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) to review their marijuana policies and to reschedule marijuana.  Currently, marijuana is a Schedule I substance...
Colorado Colleges Request Permission to Grow Marijuana

Colorado Colleges Request Permission to Grow Marijuana

Colorado made history legalizing marijuana through Amendment 64 in 2012.  Now, the state’s colleges and universities are asking the federal government for permission to grow marijuana for research purposes....
Four Marijuana Bills Planned in Maine

Four Marijuana Bills Planned in Maine

In the 2015 legislative session, Maine legislators will be weighing in on four marijuana-related measures. The measures vary. One aims to legalize recreational marijuana in Maine. Another would set...
Colorado Activists Working to Get Gun Protections for Marijuana Users

Colorado Activists Working to Get Gun Protections for Marijuana Users

The Colorado Campaign for Equal Gun Rights is working to gain protections for marijuana users who want to carry concealed weapons. The group is working to put a question...
Oklahoma and Nebraska Sue Colorado Over Legal Marijuana

Oklahoma and Nebraska Sue Colorado Over Legal Marijuana

On Thursday, Nebraska and Oklahoma filed the first major legal challenge to legalized marijuana in Colorado. The lawsuit was brought about by attorneys general in NE and OK, claiming...