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Backers of legalizing recreational use of marijuana submit petition signatures

By Howard Fischer Capitol Media Services Jul 1, 2020 Updated 10 hrs ago Backers of a campaign to legalize recreational use of marijuana submitted about 420,000 signatures of petitions Wednesday, far more than the 273,645 needed. Howard Fischer / Capitol Media Services PHOENIX – Backers of a campaign to legalize recreational use of marijuana submitted [...]

The Potential Of CBD And Cannabis Within The Anxiety And Autism Community

Kate-Madonna Hindes With the stigma of cannabis fading by the day, more families are exploring treatments that are more accessible and less pharmaceutical. The autism community is (literally) buzzing over several recent studies showing that cannabis and CBD-based products may help those on the spectrum, alleviating symptoms, and creating a much better quality of life. [...]

Pa. Republican Lawmakers Say Marijuana Legalization ‘Inevitable’ Post-Pandemic

Brendan Bures The Tri-State area is among the U.S. regions most ravaged by the coronavirus pandemic. The United States has more than 1.6 million cases and nearly 100,000 deaths, according to reports by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). But more than 500,000 cases and 45,000 deaths come from New York, New Jersey, [...]

Scientists And Veterans File Lawsuit Challenging DEA’s Marijuana Rescheduling Denials

May 28, 2020 ByKyle Jaeger     The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) is facing yet another marijuana-related lawsuit—and this time, researchers and veterans are challenging the agency’s denial of prior cannabis rescheduling requests. The Scottsdale Research Institute (SRI) filed suit last week in the U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, asking for a review of [...]

Study: Cannabis plant contains molecules that are 30 times more effective at reducing inflammation than aspirin

05/25/2020 / By Evangelyn Rodriguez Conditions that cause chronic pain can be difficult to deal with. Severe and persistent pain not only affects a person’s ability to perform his daily tasks, it also reduces his quality of life. Often, physicians prescribe strong opioids that can block pain receptors in the brain to help patients get [...]

Joe Biden Says He Knows ‘A Lot Of Weed Smokers’ To Justify Stance On Not Legalizing Marijuana

Brendan Bures May 22, 2020 The former Vice President underscored the need for more cannabis research, as anecdotal evidence suggests how marijuana impacts the brain. Joe Biden joined The Breakfast Club radio program Friday, where the former Vice President discussed his agenda for black Americans as well as his drug policy. In an attempt to [...]