Northeast Philadelphia Cafe Supports PA Statewide Cannabis Decriminalization

Northeast Philadelphia Cafe Supports PA Statewide Cannabis Decriminalization

Last year, the Pennsylvania Department of Health approved medical cannabis as treatment for several debilitating conditions. The Rhawnhurst is Northeast Philly’s First Cafe to support Medical Cannabis.  They will be sponsoring a Educational and Networking Clinic on Thursday November 16, 2017 at 7:00 PM.  They are excited to meet to all of future local  patients. […]

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Northern Michigan University – Medicinal Plant Chemistry, is the first program to offer a 4-year undergraduate degree focusing on marijuana

Northern Michigan University – Medicinal Plant Chemistry, is the first program to offer a 4-year undergraduate degree focusing on marijuana

Majoring in cannabis: New four year degree puts students on the cutting edge of the industry About a dozen students have officially declared in the major By Amber Ferguson, The Washington Post When Alex Roth’s mother sent him an article announcing a new degree program being offered at Northern Michigan University, the sophomore immediately switched his major. […]

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Maine passes recreational marijuana bill, but gov may veto

Maine passes recreational marijuana bill, but gov may veto

Maine lawmakers approved a bill to regulate the state’s recreational marijuana industry late Monday night that now heads to the governor, who has 10 days to sign the legislation, veto it or let it pass into law without signing it. Republican Gov. Paul LePage has threatened to veto any legislation that doesn’t delay until 2019 the start of adult-use […]

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New Zealand’s new prime minister, said the nation will hold a referendum over the next three years

New Zealand’s new prime minister, said the nation will hold a referendum over the next three years

By Nick Perry, The Associated Press WELLINGTON, New Zealand — New Zealand is poised to slash immigration, rethink trade deals and vote on legalizing marijuana under a new government that takes office next week. After nine years of conservative rule, liberal Jacinda Ardern was confirmed as the nation’s next prime minister on Thursday, following negotiations after a […]

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Philanthropy helps heal Drug War wounds

Philanthropy helps heal Drug War wounds

By Ricardo Baca, The Cannabist Staff While most Americans in the 1980s learned about AIDS on television news years after it erupted into a legitimate epidemic, Matthew Huron saw the virus on the faces of his friends and family while growing up in San Francisco’s vibrant Castro neighborhood. “A lot of those men there were very sick […]

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Jeff Sessions calls for “more competition” among medical marijuana growers

Jeff Sessions calls for “more competition” among medical marijuana growers

DEA and DOJ over planned expansion of marijuana cultivation

AG Jeff Sessions questioned by Senate committee about reports of feud between DEA and DOJ over planned expansion of marijuana cultivation for research purposes Sessions responded: “We have a marijuana research system working now. There is one supplier of the marijuana for that research. People have asked that there be multiple sources of the marijuana […]

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