Medical marijuana reciprocity laws result in increased tourism

Medical marijuana reciprocity laws result in increased tourism

It has been over 5 years since the State of Michigan enacted one of the most liberal medical cannabis laws in the entire United States. The Michigan Medical Marihuana Act of 2008 allows its citizens to use marijuana without arrest, and it took the program a little further by providing the same protections for residents(…)

What does the American Cancer Society say about the use of marijuana in cancer patients?

What does the American Cancer Society say about the use of marijuana in cancer patients?

The American Cancer Society supports the need for more scientific research on cannabinoids for cancer patients, and on better and more effective therapies that can overcome the often debilitating side effects of cancer and its treatment. The Society also believes that the classification of marijuana as a Schedule I controlled substance by the U.S. Drug(…)

Ten questions police are using to strip a medical defense from a patient

Ten questions police are using to strip a medical defense from a patient

In the summer 2014 edition of the California Narcotics Officers Association’s quarterly magazine, The California Narcotics Officer, Seth Cimino of the Citrus Heights Police Department wrote, “The key is to lock your marijuana user into a statement. … You are more than likely to get cooperation from qualified patients, primary caregivers, etc. if you use(…)

Pontiac, MI Dispensary Raid Tied To State Elections

Pontiac, MI Dispensary Raid Tied To State Elections

Today on an unseasonably warm fall day, members of the Oakland County Narcotics Team knocked on the the door at Sky High & Wellness Center, a medical marijuana dispensary in Pontiac, MI. Officers forced their way in to the clinic, demanded full access and threatened to return in minutes with a warrant from a ready(…)

Science Busts One of the Most Common Myths About Smoking Pot

Science Busts One of the Most Common Myths About Smoking Pot

Moderate cannabis consumption by young people is not positively associated with changes in intelligence quotient (IQ), according to data presented this week at the European College of Neuropsychopharmacology annual congress in Berlin, Germany. Investigators at the University College of London analyzed data from 2,612 subjects who had their IQ tested at the age of eight(…)