cannabis legalization

Minor Possession Charges Still Disrupting Lives — Sometimes 50 Years Later

Federal cannabis prohibition in the United States received another well-deserved bit of shade in January, as California Senator Kamala Harris — who recently announced her intentions to run for president in 2020 — came out strong in support of cannabis legalization. She also stressed the need to erase nonviolent pot-possession infractions from the criminal records […]

Continue Reading
CBD

Everything You Wanted To Know About CBD But Were Afraid To Ask

The growing public obsession with cannabidiol, or CBD as it’s commonly known, has been a mixed bag. From the minute the “doesn’t get you high” version of medical marijuana began mainstreaming, scam artists and venture capitalists dove headfirst into the hemp-CBD racket, and the pharmaceutically minded went straight to parlaying that demand into proprietary and […]

Continue Reading
Puerto Rico medical cannabis

Could Cannabis Legalization Solve Puerto Rico’s Medical Marijuana Patient Problem?

Puerto Rico’s medical cannabis industry was built up fast, but there are not nearly enough registered patients to support it. More than three years after the US territory’s first regulations for a medical cannabis program were released, the estimated 100,000 or more patients the infrastructure was built to support is serving a patient population closer […]

Continue Reading
cannabis aging

Forever Young? THC Shows Promise In Anti-Aging Experiments

When a team of research scientists at the University of Bonn in Germany teamed up with researchers at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem to release a study showing that THC “restores cognitive function in old mice,” the mainstream media reported that “marijuana reverses aging.” The headline sure got the attention of people like me who […]

Continue Reading