California is trying to educate people about marijuana before recreational sales start

Months before California allows the sale of marijuana for recreational use, the state has launched an education campaign about the drug, including highlighting the potential harms of cannabis for minors and pregnant women. The state is scheduled to issue licenses starting Jan. 2 for growing and selling marijuana for recreational use,…

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Marijuana’s Popularity Among US Adults Continues to Grow. Here’s Why

Credit: Yarygin/Shutterstock Marijuana’s popularity among American adults is on the rise — and use of the recreational drug is expected to continue to increase, according to several surveys. The increase in popularity, along with more permissive attitudes toward marijuana use, may be due in part to its changing legalization status in many…

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Owners treating sick pets with cannabis 

By: Terence Chea Michael Fasman’s 12-year-old dog, Hudson, limps from pain caused by arthritis and an amputated toe, but Fasman doesn’t want to give her painkillers because “they just knock her out.”So the San Francisco resident has turned to an alternative medicine that many humans use to treat their own pain…

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