California Dreamin’: 11 Cannabis Options for the Best Sleep of Your Life

Leafly By Elise McDonough The Institute of Medicine estimates that up to 70 million Americans suffer from a sleep-related disorder, with 8.6 million of them risking addiction, overdose, and long-term health damage by turning to prescription pills as the solution. For most people suffering with sleeplessness, stress is the culprit. And we know cannabis can… Read more »

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The legal drug we should be worried about isn’t marijuana

The Boston Globe By Gianmarco Raddi Alcohol is a far more dangerous substance. Yet the state of Massachusetts is thinking about making it easier to get. Massachusetts recently issued its first recreational marijuana license, bringing pot more fully into the ranks of regulated substances. Bravo! Decriminalizing drugs is a tactic that has been demonstrated to… Read more »

Senate Could Vote On Marijuana Banking Protections This Week

Marijuana Moment by Tom Angell wo senators are trying to force a vote this week on a new measure that would prevent federal officials from “carry[ing] out activities that prevent or interfere with the implementation of State laws that authorize the use, distribution, possession, or cultivation of marijuana.” The amendment, filed on Tuesday by U.S. Sens…. Read more »

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Pot smokers are setting aside their joints in favor of edibles, pills and extracts

USA Today By Trevor Hughes DENVER – Marijuana users across the country are setting down their bongs, putting away their joints and moving away from smoking pot. It’s not that people are giving up on cannabis – far from it. But retailers across the country report that consumers are increasingly switching from smokable marijuana to… Read more »

London physician says weed is safer than most drugs he prescribes

The London Free Press By Hank Daniszewski A London doctor is breaking new ground in authorizing pot use by patients. Dr. Michael Hart set up his practice a year ago and has been prescribing medical marijuana for several months. Until now, the focus on London physicians giving the green light for patients to use pot… Read more »

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Cannabis stocks: Tilray’s shares jump more than 30% in Nasdaq debut

Marijuana Business Daily Blog Canadian medical cannabis producer Tilray saw its stock surge 32% in its first day of trading on the Nasdaq, as investors signaled their bullish stance toward the marijuana industry in general and Tilray’s initial public offering (IPO) in particular. The British Columbia-based company stock closed at $22.39 on Thursday, up $5.39… Read more »

U.S. Government finally admits that cannabis destroys cancer cells and protects healthy cells

UR HealthInfo by Dr. Cheryl Strayed Cannabis has been demonized as a gateway drug for more than 80 years. Now, in a stunning, though quiet, feat of acknowledgment, the U.S. National Cancer Institute (NCI) has admitted that cannabis kills cancer cells without harming normal cells. The alternative media has been reporting on the medicinal benefits of marijuana… Read more »

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Cannabis company Aphria expands to South America, Jamaica with acquisition

Times Colonist By The Canadian Press LEAMINGTON, Ont. — Aphria Inc. says it’s preparing to expand its cannabis business into South America and Jamaica by acquiring a subsidiary of Scythian Biosciences Inc. for an undisclosed price. The Ontario-based company says it will establish a presence in Colombia and several other countries by acquiring several companies… Read more »

DEA Slapped in Face: American Epilepsy Society Accepts Marijuana Extract Obliterates Seizures in Epileptic Children

UR Healthinfo By Dr. Cheryl Strayed As the United States Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) continues to display its arrogance, refusing to remove marijuana from schedule 1 of the Control Substance Act (CSA), thanks to certified professional bodies in the country, more and more details on medical efficacy of the plant is being revealed. On August 11,… Read more »

Science Finally Explains How Cannabis Kills Cancer Cells And It’s Pretty Amazing

UR Healthinfo By Dr. Cheryl Strayed Dr. Christina Sanchez, a molecular biologist at Compultense University in Madrid, Spain, clearly explains how THC (the main psychoactive constitute of the cannabis plant) completely kills cancer cells. Not long ago, we published an article examining a case study recently published where doctors used cannabis to treat Leukemia, you… Read more »