Medical Marijuana Expansion Being Considered in Iowa

Iowa’s Medical Cannabidiol Board will consider changes to the state’s limited medicinal cannabis program on Friday, including petitions to add new medical conditions that qualify patients to participate in it. The board will also consider a proposal to replace a 3% limit on THC in medical marijuana products with a purchase limit on the high-inducing […]

More Evidence Needed To Show That Cannabis Works For Mental Health Conditions

A new study published this week has found that there is little evidence that cannabis is an effective treatment for several mental health conditions and called for more research on the use of cannabinoids for psychiatric care. A report on the research was published on Monday in the journal The Lancet Psychiatry. For the study, […]

Parents Are Getting Their Annual Warning To Watch For Weed In Halloween Candy

It’s becoming something of a yearly Halloween tradition. Parents—especially those living in weed legal states—hear warnings about weed. The warnings come from a variety of public agencies. This typically includes police, health departments, and more. And the primary message: to watch out for edibles when your kids go trick or treating. True to form, the […]

Rate Of Vapers In Utah Six Times Higher Than US Average

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Jeffrey Manzanares started vaping nicotine two years ago because he thought it would be a safe way to quit smoking. Instead, it almost killed him. The 33-year-old construction worker spent 17 days in a Utah hospital last month when he came down with a lung illness after vaping nicotine and […]

Quebec Raises Legal Cannabis Consumption Age, Outlaws Most Edibles

A year after federal Canadian cannabis legalization, Quebec is finalizing its new cannabis laws. New regulations have curtailed access in ways some consumers are not happy about. On Tuesday, the province government voted to ban most marijuana edibles, prohibit cannabis use in public spaces, and raise the legal age to purchase to 21, the highest […]

Michigan Lowers Cost Of Medical Marijuana Card Applications

Michigan regulators announced several changes to the rules governing the state’s medicinal cannabis program on Wednesday, including one provision that will reduce the fees for medical marijuana identification cards. Andrew Brisbo, the executive director of the Michigan Marijuana Regulatory Agency, said that regulators had improved the efficiency of administering the program. “Our team has worked […]

Ex-Juul Labs Executive Says Company Knowingly Shipped A Million Tainted Pods

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Juul Labs executive who was fired earlier this year is alleging that the vaping company knowingly shipped 1 million tainted nicotine pods to customers. The allegation comes in a lawsuit filed Tuesday by lawyers representing Siddharth Breja, a one-time finance executive at the e-cigarette maker. The suit claims that Breja was […]

National Political Action Committee Pushing For Cannabis Legalization In Montana

Momentum could be building for the legalization of recreational weed in Montana. That’s because a local group working for cannabis reform in the state has just received big time backing from advocacy groups. If the efforts in Montana succeed, voters could see legalization on the ballot next year. However, with all that said, there is […]

Democrats Working To Decriminalize Weed Possession In Wisconsin

Wisconsin Democrats introduced a bill on Wednesday that would decriminalize possession of small amounts of cannabis in the state, but chances of the measure succeeding in the Republican-led legislature appear to be slim. Democratic Lt. Gov. Mandela Barnes said on Wednesday that the penalties currently paid by those convicted of cannabis possession are unjust. “Possession […]

Mourners Accidentally Ingest Hash Cake At Funeral In Germany

An 18-year-old from the northeastern German city of Rostock got a nasty shock when her mother delivered her hash-infused cake to a funeral party. After multiple mourners went to the hospital, the young woman is now under investigation and could be charged with up to 13 counts of negligence and bodily injury, in addition to […]