Alaska regulators are poised to award the first licenses for legal marijuana businesses in the state, another milestone for the fledgling industry.
Source: Alaska marijuana regulators poised to award first licenses
ER visits are up, and heavier use among young adults reported, but the decreased stigma surrounding recreational pot blunts findings.
Source: What Colorado has learned from legalizing marijuana so far
The Alameda County Narcotics Task Force arrested 15 people and seized dozens of pounds of marijuana at East Oakland houses during raids this week.
Source: Oakland: 10 marijuana grow houses linked to Mexican cartel – San Jose Mercury News
Ohio became the latest state to legalize medical marijuana when Gov. John Kasich signed House Bill 523 into law on Wednesday.
Source: Gov. John Kasich signs medical marijuana bill into law | cleveland.com
Veterans recently joined a tour of a local dispensary and testing lab to tell their stories of how medical marijuana has improved their lives since they left the military.
Source: Veterans say marijuana helps ease PTSD, pain | Las Vegas Review-Journal
According to the DEA, butane honey oil, also known as “wax” or “dabs,” can be four times stronger than high-grade marijuana.
Source: Large Westford home raided in marijuana oil bust – The Boston Globe
Cannabis use among Americans 55 and older, as an alternative to pharmaceutical drugs, is rising – and the stigma is shrinking
Source: Seniors and marijuana – CBS News
Marijuana users wondering if officials will remove it from the same classification as heroin, LSD
Source: DEA could reclassify marijuana, allowing doctors to conduct more research