A Senate committee just voted to allow VA doctors to talk medical marijuana with patients, but a similar measure was killed last year despite bicameral support.
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Remembering legendary marijuana legalization activist and author Jack Herer on what would have been his 78th birthday.
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The U.S. remains the largest consumer market for hemp products worldwide, but hemp remains illegal under federal law as a dangerous Schedule I substance.
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There’s increasing demand among U.S. military veterans for safe access to legal marijuana for the treatment of their physical and mental ailments.
America’s largest veterans service organization tells Donald Trump to reschedule marijuana to permit research into its efficacy for treating medical disorders suffered by vets.
Use of hemp as a construction material is part of the revival of the crop in America, thanks to entrepreneurs who are thinking big — and small, including a Colorado firm that hosts workshops on hempcrete and builds tiny hemp houses.
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The Cannabist spoke with insiders from a wide spectrum of Colorado cannabis companies to get their take on where the industry stands in 2017
There’s a cloud of uncertainty hanging over the 2017 High Times Cannabis Cup in Nevada, following word that federal authorities warned the Moapa Paiute Tribe about potential intervention in the cannabis-centric event.
The Cannabis Wedding Expo, expanding to three states in 2017, helps enthusiasts incorporate marijuana into their big day. Get tips and ideas from the pros.
Though their history goes back centuries, the trusty water pipe is at a crossroads, as marijuana legalization changes how pot enthusiasts consume their cannabis.
Despite their support for cannabis legalization and increasing social acceptance, many millennials are reluctant to talk openly about their marijuana use.
While marijuana consumers and enthusiasts might be rejoicing over the recent string of electoral victories for cannabis legalization, they also still face some new and quite sobering realities.
Federal law prohibits marijuana and its transportation across state lines; but the new number of cannabis-friendly states sharing borders may end up testing that ban.
Metropolitan areas across the country are enacting ordinances to decriminalize marijuana, while their home states often attempt to enforce far stricter laws.
Wine experts are working with marijuana growers in California’s well-known Emerald Triangle to set up standards that define specific regions and brands.
Scientists in China recently made an exciting discovery – uncovering what they call an “extraordinary cache” of cannabis at a burial site that’s thought to be about 2,500 years old.
Is this a good time to get into the legal marijuana industry? Here’s what the high-profile entrepreneurs on ‘Shark Tank’ have to say about it.
Even with half the nation having legalized medical marijuana, motorists from legalized states are still facing extra police scrutiny in traffic stops.
With its government’s approval, this nation in the Middle East has emerged as a powerhouse in medical cannabis research and development for more than 50 years.
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