The Senate Should Expand Veterans’ Access to Medical Cannabis Immediately

This Wednesday, July 12th, members of the Senate Appropriations Committee will convene to discuss the Military Construction, Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies Appropriations bill. This legislative debate provides lawmakers with the opportunity to expand much needed medical marijuana access to our nation’s veterans. Presently, V.A. doctors in states where cannabis …

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Mexico Legalizes MMJ

By Lisa Rough A decree issued by Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto today confirmed that Mexico has legalized cannabis for medicinal use after overwhelming support from Mexico’s Lower House of Congress. First reported by Jon Hiltz at Marijuana.com, the decree arrived after months of speculation. Peña Nieto was once a vehement opponent …

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War On Cannabis Gets Hot

Illegal marijuana plants stand as a helicopter circles above in Midway, Kentucky, U.S. Photographer: Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg BY: Debra Borchardt ,  The war on drugs or at least the cannabis industry is heating up and certain to create even more nervousness among cannabis investors. While the Department of Justice has its hands …

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Ricky Williams, Former NFL Player, Headlines Southeast Cannabis Conference Expo

BY RYAN YOUSEFI High-profile speakers will take the stage to discuss the future of medical marijuana at the inaugural Southeast Cannabis Conference & Expo (SECC Expo). The convention, which will run June 9 through 11 at the Broward County Convention Center, marks the first conference in Florida dedicated to medical marijuana since voters …

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CANNABIS WILL DOMINATE THE WELLNESS WORLD IN 2017

ERIN MAGNER, APRIL 3, 2017  Photo: Stocksy/Cameron Zegers You could say that this 2017 wellness trend is lit—and it’s clear why: Although much more research still needs to be done on the health effects of marijuana use, several studies have indicated that extracts from the plant, in particular cannabidiol or CBD, could be a legit remedy …

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