Month: January 2018

The VA And Medical Cannabis.

This past October, Democratic members of the House Veterans Affairs Committee wrote a letter asking VA Secretary David Shulkin why his department is not conducting research into medical cannabis. In the letter, Tim Walz (Minn.) and the other nine Democratic committee members mentioned in many states that have medical cannabis programs, cannabis is recommended for […]

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Cannabis Research: The Israeli Connection.

Most people don’t associate Israel with cannabis. But the Middle-Eastern nation, slightly larger than New Jersey, is a world leader when it comes to pioneering medical cannabis research and development. In the 1960s Israeli scientist Dr. Raphael Mechoulam, using confiscated Lebanese hashish he obtained from the police, was one of the first researchers to identify […]

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New Jersey Getting Set To Legalize Cannabis.

This past week Phil Murphy was inaugurated as the 56th Governor of New Jersey. In his first official speech, Governor Murphy promised to make the legalization of cannabis a reality in the state. When you consider over 60% of New Jersey’s population favors legalization and the president of the New Jersey Senate, Stephen Sweeney, is […]

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Mapping The Cannabis Genome

Cannabis is rapidly becoming a connoisseur product. From fragrant, fruity notes of aroma to the smell of dank cheese the varieties becoming available are truly staggering. Cannabis is now bred for a variety of characteristics that include appearance, smell, taste, medical compounds and, of course, psychoactive effect. When you see a sample of cannabis of […]

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History: The Marijuana Justice Act

January 18th, Representative Barbara Lee of California along with over a dozen original co-sponsors have introduced the Marijuana Justice Act into the House of Representatives. This marks the first time that companion legislation has been introduced in both chambers of Congress to remove cannabis from the Controlled Substances Act (CSA). This legislation not only removes […]

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Cannabis: A New Treatment For Autism?

Autism is a grim specter that has cast a dark shadow over America in the past few decades. Currently, 1 in 68 children and 1 in 42 boys. Boys are five times more likely to have autism than girls. Autism is also an enormous expense, costing the average family in America $60,000 a year or […]

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Congress And America Respond To AG Sessions Move On Cannabis.

In a bold move on January 4th, Attorney General Jeff Sessions pulled the Cole memo from practice by the Department of Justice. This move, seen by many as a prelude to Federal crackdowns on cannabis, opened the door to prosecution by the DOJ of individuals and companies that were engaged in completely state legal businesses. […]

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Farming Cannabis At A Cellular Level.

The cannabis plant produces over 100 cannabinoid compounds, most of which are not psychoactive. One of these has recently gained worldwide attention, a cannabinoid called Cannabidivarin, or CBVD. CBVD has shown great promise in treating those with epilepsy and other seizure disorders. However, there is a problem in getting enough CBVD to treat people if […]

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Cannabis Is A Medicine, The FDA Proves It.

We have heard for a long time that “Marijuana isn’t medicine”, and we continue to hear it to this day. The FDA repeats this mantra regularly. Yet this seems to fly in the face of more and more mounting evidence. In addition, there is something I have also heard for a long time that seems […]

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The Effect Of Cannabis Legalization in America.

For many years we all listened to the prognosticators and prophets of doom declare that society itself would unravel if we dared legalize cannabis.  Like Chicken Little with an Energizer battery in its’ booty we have heard far and wide that “The Sky Is Falling” when it comes to legal cannabis for a long, long […]

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