The FDA requested that the American public share their thoughts on the international scheduling of cannabis. Here’s how some responded. […] The post Nearly 2,000 Americans Responded to the FDA’s Request for Input on Marijuana appeared first on Medical Marijuana, Inc. News.
Civic leaders in the borough of Steelton, Pennsylvania unanimously passed an ordinance to decriminalize possession of small quantities of marijuana on Tuesday evening. At a special meeting called to considerer the proposal, members of the borough council voted 5-0 to remove criminal penalties for first-time offenders possessing less than 30 grams of cannabis. Simple possession…
What patterns of cannabis use are the most likely to increase someone’s chances of developing psychosis? That’s the question a team of U.K. researchers set out to answer using data from 901 first-episode psychosis patients across Europe and Brazil. The results of their analysis, published Tuesday in The Lancet, describe a clear correlation between daily, high-potency…
Despite the fact that many conservatives continue to rail against marijuana, support for legalizing weed continues to grow across the nation. According to a new survey, there are now more Americans who support legalization than ever before. And importantly, that support is growing across all demographics and political affiliations. This massive wave of support comes…
Local lawmakers in Steelton, Pennsylvania will consider a plan to decriminalize possession of small amounts of cannabis at a special meeting of the borough council held on Tuesday evening. And in a move not common with similar proposals in other jurisdictions, the idea has the support of the local chief of police. Under the proposal,…
Using marijuana is legal in California, but apparently, if you’re up for top-level security clearance with the U.S. government, you may want to think twice.  The Orange County Register reports The Pentagon is reviewing the federal security clearance of California tech billionaire Elon Musk following an on-air marijuana toke on a comedian’s podcast last fall.…
A Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputy scheme to get rich by robbing a marijuana dispensary – and cover it up by making it look like a government raid – did not go according to plan. Now, he’s facing 40 years-to-life in federal prison after pleading guilty to five felonies related to the faux raid. The…
The number of female cannabis consumers is on the rise, with most using the plant to address stress, anxiety, sleep […] The post Women are Increasingly Embracing Cannabis for Health appeared first on Medical Marijuana, Inc. News.
If this were a segment of The Daily Show, this article might begin with a montage of Republican lawmakers decrying the “reckless, irresponsible” message marijuana legalization sends to youth. In legislative chambers across the U.S., opponents of marijuana reform, when all else fails, fall back on the argument that legal weed will surely cause more…
The family of Greg Longenecker, the Pennsylvania man killed by the state police’s bulldozer when he was discovered visiting his 10 cannabis plants last July, filed a civil rights lawsuit against the law enforcement agents, state police, and the game commission on Monday. “They killed a beautiful human being, a caring, loving man,” said plaintiff…