Funky Salad: Nearly 2 Tons of Weed Disguised as Lettuce Seized at Texas Border

Here are some funky salad greens that almost made it to our dinner tables—5,754 packages of lettuce containing nearly two tons of weed. Alas, the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers didn’t appreciate the healthy efforts of the salad smugglers. Instead the CBP nabbed a truck hauling the pungent […]

New Study Shows Cannabis Is a Better Treatment for Migraines Than Prescription Meds

In another win for marijuana research, a study has found that the active compounds in cannabis are more effective at reducing the frequency of acute migraine pain than prescription migraine meds, and with fewer side effects. The study included a total of 127 participants who suffered from chronic migraines and cluster headaches, severe headaches […]

Buy your medical cannabis here; Pa. announces dispensary sites

The Pennsylvania Department of Health yesterday announced the names of 27 companies that will be permitted to sell medical marijuana across the state next year, notching another milestone in a program that could lead to cannabis being available by 2018.  The announcement also set off another round of consternation about […]

So What Changes Could Massachusetts See in Their Marijuana Laws?

Behind closed doors, Massachusetts lawmakers are scrambling to change the new marijuana law. The main questions are how many changes they plan to make and how big they go in overhauling or tweaking the voter-approved law. A team of negotiators from the Massachusetts House and Senate has been meeting on Beacon Hill […]

European Cannabis News Roundup- Summer 2017

Obstacles to American cannabis reform are creating a quirky if valuable market. Cannabis is still a “Schedule I” drug. From a practical perspective, this has created a multi-billion dollar industry that as of yet, cannot get reliable banking services. It also means that patients cannot get the drug covered under […]

With Illinois as a Model, Missouri Could See Medical Marijuana After 2018

A small building nestled off Interstate 70 in Collinsville looks like a typical doctor’s office, until you get inside and look up close at the colorful artwork on the walls. They’re portraits of marijuana plants. At this dispensary, about 12 miles east of the Missouri border, patients and the medical staff […]