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Monthly Archives: May 2019

Colorado Passes Bill Allowing Doctors To Recommend Medical Marijuana Instead Of Opioids

Colorado Passes Bill Allowing Doctors To Recommend Medical Marijuana Instead Of Opioids

Colorado is attempting to help tamper down the opioid crisis by enabling doctors to recommend medical marijuana for any condition meriting a painkiller prescription. Gov. Jared Polis signed Senate Bill 13 on Thursday, and the new law is scheduled to go into effect on Aug. 2, after passing through Colorado’s General Assembly. Related:  Will The […]

42 Arrested In Denver In A Massive Black Market Marijuana Bust

42 Arrested In Denver In A Massive Black Market Marijuana Bust

Authorities said Friday that they raided hundreds of black market marijuana operations in Colorado that flouted the nation’s cannabis legislation by growing tens of thousands of plants in Denver-area houses and selling it out of state. Investigators seized more than 80,000 plants and 4,500 pounds of harvested marijuana, state and federal prosecutors said in a […]

Las Vegas Uses Money From Cannabis Taxes To Fight Homelessness

Las Vegas Uses Money From Cannabis Taxes To Fight Homelessness

Commissioners in Clark County, Nevada have now passed a resolution allocating nearly $1.8 million collected from local cannabis taxes to help regrow programs specializing in providing assistance to the homeless. A little more than $930,000 of the money from cannabis taxes is going to be supplied to HELP of Southern Nevada’s rehousing services “for medically […]

Gun-Related Suicides Fell After Medical Marijuana Was Legalized

Gun-Related Suicides Fell After Medical Marijuana Was Legalized

The number of suicides in California per year, such as those committed with firearms, diminished following the state legalizing marijuana use for medical purposes, according to a study. “Findings show that rates of total gun deaths and suicide dropped significantly in the wake of Proposition 215,” the investigators concluded, referring to the California law legalizing […]

Will The NFL Soon Be Allowing Marijuana For Pain Treatment?

Will The NFL Soon Be Allowing Marijuana For Pain Treatment?

In striking an agreement with the NFL Players Association this week which calls for further study of other therapies for pain control, the NFL is sending signals that it has an open mind on an issue that gamers have advocated for decades: allowing for marijuana for pain treatment. That’s just one potential impact which could […]

Temporary Cannabis Tax Cut Shut Down By California Law Makers

Temporary Cannabis Tax Cut Shut Down By California Law Makers

An attempt to jump-start California’s accredited marijuana retailers failed to clear a key legislative committee on Thursday, likely dooming its prospects for the year since the country’s largest legal cannabis industry continues to flounder in the shadow of the illegal — and tax free — black sector. Costs for legal marijuana goods are inflated in […]

Cannabis and Exercise – Surprising Study Shows Stoners Love To Workout While High!

Cannabis and Exercise - Surprising Study Shows Stoners Love To Workout While High!

Stereotypes can’t always be a reliable source of information. As from the recent findings by University of Colorado at Boulder researchers that those who consume cannabis are really into exercising. “The usual stereotype is of someone lying on his sofa for hours, blissed out and eating Doritos,” Angela Bryan, a professor of psychology and neuroscience, […]

Joe Biden Supports Decriminalizing Marijuana

Joe Biden Supports Decriminalizing Marijuana

Joe Biden supports decriminalizing marijuana, a Biden effort spokesman says, however the former vice president isn’t going as far as calling for it to be legalized on the federal level. “Nobody needs to be in jail for smoking marijuana,” Biden told Republicans in a Tuesday house party in Nashua, New Hampshire. Asked when the former […]