Ebbu, the company featured in my story on the
rise and fall of a modern weed dealer
, announced a
. Michael “Dooma” Wendschuh, who left Ebbu, is pitching a new cannabis company
The U.K.s National Health Service will
test a CBD vaporizer
for pain relief. California-based Cannabis Science is developing a
A Spanish study found that cannabis use
had a more severe impact on cognition
for individuals with no family history of psychosis. Stat profiles Staci Gruber,
a Harvard Medical School neuroscientist
studying the effects of marijuana on cognition, brain structure and other metrics.
Many doctors feel they
don’t know enough
about MED. Lieut. General Nadya West, the Army’s top physician, is
about treating PTSD with MED.
Vice met a doctor who treats
cannabis use disorder
Natural resources professor Ryan Stoa writes that as with wine,
small-scale pot growers
can continue to thrive in a legal market.
According to Drug Policy Alliance, there were almost
500,000 cannabis arrests in California
between 2006 and 2015. Phoenix arrests
more than seven people a day
on marijuana charges.
more than 42 suspected gang members on a ranch last year.
The Justice Department said it would
stop using private prisons
on grounds that they’re more dangerous and less well run than public prisons. The move does not apply to most prisoners in the country, who are incarcerated under state laws.
The Obama administration has also awarded a
to private prison company Corrections Corporation of America to detain Central American asylum seekers.
Keeda Haynes, a public defender in Nashville
in federal prison for years on a marijuana conviction. She was at minimum security FPC Alderson at the same time as
who cooked with crab apples she picked on prison grounds.
A fire that
destroyed dozens of homes
in rural northern California last year, started at an illegal grow, officials said.
A Delaware judge ruled
against a public employee
who was fired for using MED to treat her Lyme Disease.
In the New York Times, Former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder
against mandatory minimum sentences.
A Canadian study found that the
vast majority of home growers
are otherwise law abiding. In Turkey, the head of an anti-drug NGO was
with 70 pounds of weed.
Ryan Kunkel, owner of Seattle dispensary Have A Heart alleges that a
was an inside job.
Christopher Barry, son of former D.C. mayor Marion Barry,
of a synthetic cannabis overdose.
Nashville and Memphis might decriminalize. Kentucky law blocks
from attempting anything similar.
Creative joint rollers are
all over Instagram
took 40 hours to make a Joan of Arc.
fashioned one into a functional crossbow.
The Kind learns about the peculiar allure of
. “It’s called the Sour Diesel because it soured countless friendships, business relationships, and everything else,” an authority said. “It was like a magical power. If you had it, people would do whatever you asked them to. But it was also an evil power, a lot of envy and jealousy surrounded it.”
Former Minnesota governor, professional wrestler and
the DEA's decision not to reschedule. His new book, “
Jesse Ventura’s Marijuana Manifesto
,” drops next month.
Harvest, an upscale dispensary in San Francisco, will reserve its
private consumption room
for paying members.
A Nebraska dad who
ate too many pot brownies
called the family cat a “bitch.” He declined to be taken to the hospital.
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