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Why CBD Works Better With a Little THC (Even If You Don’t Want to Get High)

Way back in 2014, I wrote an article called Desperately Seeking CBD that profiled several families who either broke the law or moved clear across the country to access cannabidiol (CBD)—a non-intoxicating compound found in the cannabis plant that’s proven effective in treating pediatric seizure disorders that don’t respond to more conventional therapies. At the […]

Here’s the difference between CBD and THC

Whether you’re trying to master the art of joint rolling or just want to try to alleviate a sore back, every cannabis user should know the difference between CBD and THC. TL;DR: THC will get you high. CBD probably won’t. But it’s really more complicated than that. What are cannabinoids? Cannabinoids are naturally occurring compounds […]

Senate signs off on smokable medical marijuana

Under the proposal, patients could buy up to 2.5 ounces of medical pot during a 35-day period and would be able to possess up to 4 ounces of cannabis at any given time. Smoking of medical cannabis — which would have to be purchased from state-authorized operators — would be banned in public places. And […]

Cannabis Goes Global While The U.S. Falls Behind

With Mexico moving closer to legalization, the U.S. is increasingly looking out of step with cannabis trends. This week, Mexico’s Congress is expected to begin deliberating a bill to legalize medical and recreational cannabis use across the country. President-elect Andrés Manuel López Obrador signaled his willingness to consider legalization during the campaign. Then last week, […]

Mexico court sets precedent on legal, recreational pot use

Mexico’s Supreme Court issued two more rulings Wednesday ordering that complainants in individual cases be allowed to use marijuana for recreational purposes, establishing a precedent that a blanket prohibition on pot is unconstitutional. The court found that adults have a fundamental right to personal development which lets them decide their recreational activities without interference from […]

Wall Street’s Marijuana Madness: ‘It’s Like the Internet in 1997’

  Entrepreneurs and investors are rushing headlong into the nascent legal marijuana industry, fueling a stock craze reminiscent of the late 1990s dot-com bubble and the recent bitcoin mania. TORONTO—Shannon Soqui just quit his Wall Street job to go after what he thinks is a bigger business: selling marijuana the way Mary Kay Inc. sells […]

The Amount of Older Americans Using Marijuana Is Getting, Um, Higher

Boomers are experimenting with marijuana more than ever before. Here’s what it could mean. Marijuana is apparently booming among, well, boomers. Specifically, marijuana use is becoming more prevalent among Americans over 50, according to a new study in the journal Drug and Alcohol Dependence. The study analyzed survey responses from more than 17,000 adults over […]

Marijuana Bill Scheduled For Congressional Vote This Week

The U.S. House panel that oversees federal drug enforcement is scheduled to vote this week on a bill to dramatically expand opportunities for research on the medical benefits of marijuana. The House Judiciary Committee is expected to approve legislation to license more growers of cannabis to be used in scientific research. Source: Marijuana Bill Scheduled For Congressional […]