A panel “Minority Leaders in Cannabis,” gathered at Howard University said entrepreneurs – particularly women and minorities – should not fear the industry.
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Oz echoed many researchers, who have found marijuana effective in dealing with chronic pain and states with medical marijuana see fewer opiate deaths.
The Coast Guard has set a record for cocaine seizures at sea for the second consecutive year, an effort that admirals are linking to border security as they look to build new ships while President Trump presses for a border wall.
The number of people who consume marijuana on a daily or near-daily basis is increasingly precipitously, new federal data shows.
Would a wall between the US and Mexico “stop much of the drugs from pouring into this country,” as President Trump claims?
Marijuana use among the nation’s teens dropped to its lowest level in more than two decades, according to federal survey data released this week.
Republican Ed Gillespie said he supports “limited, tightly regulated” use of marijuana for some medical conditions but is opposed to decriminalization.
The details on accessing medical marijuana in Maryland: Finding a doctor, qualifying medical conditions, approved cannabis products, reciprocity and more.
One consequence of legalizing recreational marijuana has become evident almost immediately: the price of weed has never been lower.
Four years after the state legalized cannabis for medical use, there are plants growing for the Maryland medical marijuana program.
Republican Dana Rohrabacher from California asks his congressional colleagues to keep his medical marijuana protections sponsored amendment intact.
Maryland medical cannabis regulators announced they would give 10 companies that missed a deadline additional time to complete their licensing requirements.
Congress will likely renew protections next month for state medical marijuana laws but advocates are nervous Attorney General Jeff Sessions could still sabotage.
Last week, Lagunitas debuted SuperCritical, an IPA made with marijuana terpenes provided by CannaCraft, a company that makes cannabis vape cartridges.
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Paraguay produces 9 percent of the world’s marijuana supply, and has begun to attract increasing attention and violence from major drug gangs.
Adam Eidinger, a marijuana activist in the District of Columbia who helped spearhead the city’s legalization efforts, faced misdemeanor possession charges for allegedly carrying 78 joints that day.
The Justice Department has effectively blocked the Drug Enforcement Administration from taking action on 25 requests to grow marijuana to use in research.
Medical marijuana regulators in Maryland on Monday authorized eight companies to grow the drug and four businesses to process the plant into medicine.
According to the group NORML, which advocates for marijuana legalization, cannabis has already been West Virginia’s most valuable cash crop for 20 years.
President Trump tried to pin the blame for the opioid epidemic on the Obama administration but the stats he used didn’t account for marijuana legalization.
President Donald Trump on Thursday said he considers the opioid crisis to be “a national emergency,” starting a process aimed at giving the federal and state governments more resources and flexibility to deal with the epidemic. “The opioid crisis is an emergency, and I’m saying officially right now it is…
One in 12 doctors has received money from pharmaceutical companies marketing opioid medications, according to a new study.
Maryland’s medical marijuana program has been so sluggish to take flight, so dazed in setting rules for applicants and so muddled in evaluating them that one might fairly wonder if the entire undertaking were conducted under the influence.
Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson, among the most well-known living scientists, said that “there’s no reason for [marijuana] to ever have been made illegal.”
Deaths from drug overdoses rose sharply in the first nine months of 2016, confirming the opioid epidemic worsened last year despite stepped-up efforts by public health authorities.
A traffic safety organization is warning that two recent studies suggest that legalizing recreational marijuana could lead to an increase in crashes, including deadly ones.
A 44-year-old man riding on a Dallas Area Rapid Transit train was beaten by a group of other passengers after he said he asked them to stop smoking marijuana.
The NFL’s chief medical officer says it is “really important” for the league to determine if marijuana can be used for effective and safe pain management.
The NFL has written to the NFL Players Association offering to work in tandem to study the potential use of marijuana as a pain management tool for players.
In taking on cannabis, Jeff Sessions is staking out a position that is at odds with powerful interests and an overwhelming majority of Americans.
Researchers at Washington State University have published their study investigating if chronic marijuana users really are more relaxed than everyone else.
The White House Commission on Combating Drug Addiction and the Opioid Crisis recommends that the president “declare a national emergency” on overdoses.
Several of the independent experts hired to review applications to open medical marijuana businesses in Maryland had ties to companies whose materials they reviewed
Firing Attorney General Jeff Sessions might get rid of one of the president’s problems, but it could create a whole host of others.
In a video interview aboard his tour bus, Willie Nelson asks Attorney General Jeff Sessions to open his mind on drug policy.
Study shows European college students with access to recreational marijuana earned worse grades and fail classes at a higher rate.
President Donald Trump and his advisers are discussing the possibility of replacing Attorney General Jeff Sessions according to people familiar with the talks.
The Justice Department announced that it had shuttered AlphaBay, an illicit Internet marketplace for drugs, firearms and fake documents.
The Justice Department announced that it will be restarting a federal asset forfeiture program that had been shut down by the previous administration.
Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Monday said he’d be issuing a new directive this week aimed at increasing police seizures of cash and property.
With Canada’s marijuana supply expected to grow ten-fold, some skeptics believe there has been an overestimation of demand.
Assessing the swift rollout of Nevada recreational marijuana sales: A rudimentary distribution system created supply issues, and high demand confirmed state officials’ sense that tax revenue would help state coffers.
President Donald Trump said his proposed border wall would have to be “transparent” to prevent Americans from being killed by 60-pound sacks of drugs tossed over from the Mexican side.
Jeff Sessions supports the D.A.R.E. anti-drug program, but decades of evidence-based research has shown the program to be ineffective.
Standard supply-side anti-drug mantra is make drugs illegal, drive up their price, make them harder to manufacture and harder to get. But it’s never worked.
Arrests for the public use of marijuana in the District of Columbia nearly tripled in 2016 and are on track to remain high in 2017, public records show.
Citizens in Uruguay soon will be able to walk buy government-approved marijuana at a pharmacy for the set price of $1.30 per gram, no doctor’s note or prescription required.
“Time to move in a new direction”: The Maryland Medical Cannabis Commission has been under fire for delays in getting the state’s medical marijuana program off the ground.
RED OAK, Iowa — Police in southwestern Iowa have arrested a 10-year-old boy and the boy’s mother after officers say the boy tried to sell marijuana to a classmate. Shenandoah radio station KMA-AM reports that officers were called Monday to an elementary school in Red Oak, leading officers to search…
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