- Cannabis oil failed to improve pain or quality of life in palliative care cancer patients, study shows
Researchers say despite the lack of symptom relief, more trials are needed to focus on the targeted use of medicinal cannabis - Get our morning and afternoon news emails, free app or daily news podcast The first high quality study looking at the impact of cannabidiol oil on palliative care patients with advanced cancer found it did not improve their pain, depression, anxiety, or quality of life. […]...
- Marijuana use soars among young adults as more states OK legal cannabis
The number of young adults ages 18 to 29 smoking marijuana has skyrocketed at the same time that cannabis usage has been legalized across much of the United States, a new survey released Monday reveals.
- Legalise Cannabis and other progressive parties could hold balance of power in Victorian upper house
Counting suggests Legalise Cannabis party, Greens and Reason Party are likely to win seats in Legislative Council - Follow our Australia news live blog for the latest updates - Get our morning and afternoon news emails, free app or daily news podcast The Legalise Cannabis party is leading a group of minor progressive parties in the running to enter Victoria’s upper house, vowing to bring drug reform […]...
- Florida man busted for growing nearly 1,000 marijuana plants in Colorado
While weed is legal in Colorado, state law prohibits more than 12 marijuana plants per household.
- Marijuana Pardons Affect Just a Sliver of Those Swept Up in the War on Drugs
President Biden’s pardons for thousands of Americans convicted of possessing marijuana don’t apply to state charges or many immigrants at risk of deportation.
- How New York City Became a Free-for-All of Unlicensed Weed
Shops selling weed have proliferated since the state legalized cannabis last year, thriving in confusion over their legality and a lack of enforcement.
- Man arrested in Florida over killings at Oklahoma marijuana farm
Suspect to face murder charges after car tag reader flags his vehicle in Miami Beach A suspect was arrested in Florida after four Chinese nationals were killed at a marijuana farm in Oklahoma, the Oklahoma state bureau of investigation said. In a statement on Facebook, the bureau said the suspect, Wu Chen, 45, was arrested by police in Miami Beach after a car tag reader flagged the vehicle he was driving. […]...
- Marijuana Majority
Americans support marijuana legalization, but many of their political leaders do not.
- Suspect Arrested in ‘Execution-Style’ Killings of 4 at Oklahoma Marijuana Farm
Law enforcement officials said that the suspect, who was caught in Florida, knew the victims.
- Police arrest suspect in quadruple homicide at Oklahoma marijuana farm
Police arrested Wu Chen, 45, across state lines in Miami Beach, Florida just before 4 p.m. Tuesday after his vehicle was flagged by a car tag reader.
- Legal Retail Marijuana Is Just Around the Corner
With 28 licenses having been awarded, shops are expected to open by the end of the year.
- Letters to the Editor — Nov. 23, 2022
Post readers sound off on a Brooklyn high school teaching its juniors lessons on "Goldilocks and the Three Bears" and the issuing of the state’s first recreational-marijuana sales licenses to businesses.
- New York issues first 36 dispensary licenses for recreational marijuana
Eight non-profits and numerous applicants with past cannabis convictions among first batch to receive licenses New York issued its first 36 cannabis dispensary licenses on Monday, taking a monumental step in establishing a legal and lucrative marketplace for recreational marijuana. The licenses approved by the state’s cannabis control board were the first of 175 the state plans to issue, with many in the […]...
- New York issues first recreational weed licenses to ex-convicts, families
A state board issued the Empire State's first recreational marijuana sales licenses Monday -- and dozens of those who were handed the keys to the state's new legal pot kingdom are people with cannabis convictions on their records or their families.
- New York has $750m worth of cannabis stockpiled that growers can’t sell
Cannabis farmers have ‘an unclear path to market’ as the state has yet to approve retail dispensaries A strong smell of weed hangs over many New York neighborhoods, the result in part of cannabis decriminalization in 2019 – but cannabis growers in the state are at an impasse when it comes to getting their crops to market. Almost 300,000 pounds of the drug, worth as much as $750m, from last summer’s […]...