DoH: ‘Just about all’ NY vaping illnesses are from black market cartridges

The vast majority of the 125 pulmonary illnesses in New York are because of black market THC cartridges, not nicotine E-cigs, according to Department of Health Commissioner Dr. Howard Zucker. Dr. Zucker said his department is trying to get to the bottom of what exactly is causing people to get sick, and in some cases Read more about DoH: ‘Just about all’ NY vaping illnesses are from black market cartridges[…]

New York Dr says marijuana should be taken off controlled substance list

Dr. Mary Jeanne Kreek said that Congress should remove marijuana from the Controlled Substances Act list, arguing that such a move would help facilitate more medical research. Kreek, a senior attending physician Rockefeller University, said her lab has struggled to get permission to study two key active ingredients derived from the cannabis plant: tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) Read more about New York Dr says marijuana should be taken off controlled substance list[…]

Nassau County Pols OK Marijuana Opt-out

Nassau County legislators banned the sale of recreational marijuana in anticipation of New York State lawmakers passing a proposal to legalize it. County lawmakers unanimously passed the ban that follows the recommendation of a Task Force on Marijuana Legalization and Regulation.

Cannabis terpenes matter just as much as THC and CBD

Everyone interested in cannabis understands the distinction between indicas and sativas, but knowledge is lacking about what attributes make a strain relaxing or stimulating. Few understand why some strains help you sleep while others drive you into a flurry of creativity. Is it the percentage of THC? The THC:CBD ratio?