The Centers for Disease Control found that
more Americans are using cannabis
but the abuse rate has fallen. For additional details
At the L.A. Times, Robin Abcarian looks at the
between cannabis use and psychosis.
A study found that being high
decreases cannabis users’ motivation
, but that it returned when they were sober.
Delaware Gov. Jack Markell (D) signed “
” enabling terminally ill patients to access MED.
The Washington Post reports that prescriptions for
opioids and anti-anxiety medications
are contributing to the growing number of premature deaths among white women. The FDA will
require strong warnings
against mixing opioids with benzodiazepines, a class of drug used to treat insomnia, seizure disorders and other indications.
The DEA said it would add
the psychotropic tropical plant kratom
, which some consider to have health benefits, to its list of schedule I substances, alongside LSD, heroin, cannabis and other drugs it considers to have no medical uses.
Israeli doctors will begin a
first of its kind study
to test the effects of cannabis on individuals with autism. The country also plans to
start exporting MED
In Oregon, cannabis businesses are
clear their criminal records.
This month, a Manhattan gallery owner known as Mr. Grey will
host an exhibit
of bongs valued between $500 and $250,000. You can see pieces from his collection on his
The Forward has a “
” with “Jeff the 420 Chef.” The challah, matzo balls, Brussels sprouts, potatoes and cookies were all laced.
Vice meets an Englishman who legally changed his name to “
in Glastonbury’s celebrated flower displays.
A new cannabis social network
caters to seniors
. Jimi Hendrix is
in a new line of edibles.
The great comedian Gene Wilder died. Though it did not make the connection, The Cannabist reviewed
, an indica dominant hybrid, named for a fruit invented by Willy Wonka.
Here's the WeedWeek list of pot journalists on Twitter and the new list of cannabusiness people on Twitter. Both are works in progress. Recommendations welcome.
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