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[…]
A new study gives first-time CBD users guidelines on the safest and most effective ways to use the marijuana-derived chemical. The Arthritis Foundation released a set of guidelines based on 2,600 participants with arthritis.
Scientific evidence is beginning to mount that cannabis may prove beneficial in the fight against cancer. The latest comes from a Harvard University study involving cannabis flavonoids and pancreatic cancer.
Vireo Health has announced it will now offer same-day delivery service for medical marijuana products on Long Island. Vireo will offer same-day delivery service, provided the customers order in time, the company said.
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[…]
Of the 100,000 medical marijuana patients currently registered in New York, many are turning to the black market for easier access and cheaper prices, according to state Sen. Diane Savino. She recently proposed a bill in the Senate Health Committee that would expand the program.
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.
More than half of Ohio could become eligible for a medical marijuana card if the state approves five more ailments as qualifying conditions. Among the proposed additions are depression, insomnia, anxiety, autism spectrum disorder and opioid use disorder.
New York City Council passed on a ban on pre-employment testing for marijuana usage. The bill prohibits employers from requiring a prospective employee to submit to testing for tetrahydrocannabinols (THC), the active ingredient in marijuana, as a condition of employment.
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?