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717 Articles Matching "marijuana"

Cigarette use declines among U.S. young women, but marijuana blunt use rises

Jul 21, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Cigarette use decreased among young women - including pregnant women - during the past decade in the U.S., according to a new study. But, researchers found, use of marijuana blunts rose....
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FDA Warns of Deaths Tied to Tainted Synthetic Pot

Jul 21, 2018 , WebMD
Synthetic marijuana products spiked with an ingredient in rat poison have caused several deaths and hundreds of hospitalizations, the FDA says. The contaminant -- a blood thinner called brodifacoum -- can cause severe bleeding and has been found in products with names such as K2 and...
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Six Favorite REITs For Growth & Income From Hotels To Marijuana Landlords

Jul 20, 2018 , Forbes
How can you invest in sectors from hotels, data centers, healthcare centers and multi-family properties? Marijuana growers? Or environment, social and governance friendly picks? We asked five experts in REITs who are contributors. They returned with real estate investment...
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More Marijuana Legislation Focusing On Making Changes To Criminal Justice System, Helping Those Harmed By War On Drugs

Jul 20, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
“For me, the social justice piece of it is much larger than, I think, the taxing and regulating — although that is important,” said New York Assemblywoman Crystal Peoples-Stokes. News on marijuana comes from Oregon, Massachusetts, Oklahoma, Ohio and Florida,...
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New York Health Officials Point To Reduction In Opioid Deaths As Reason To Legalize Marijuana

Jul 17, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
“Studies have found notable associations of reductions in opioid prescribing and opioid deaths with the availability of marijuana products,” the report from New York's Health Department found. “States with medical marijuana programs have been found to have lower rates of opioid overdose deaths than other states.” More news on the crisis also comes out of Canada, Colorado, New Hampshire and Ohio....
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Why Canadian insurers are wary of covering medical marijuana

Jul 14, 2018 , Reuters
Sun Life Financial, Canada's No. 2 insurer, recently started covering medical marijuana in its Canadian health insurance plan - more than 17 years after the country first legalized it....
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FDA Rejects Petition To Further Restrict Marijuana

Jul 11, 2018 , Forbes
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration denied a request from an anti-marijuana group to add cannabis to list of restricted drugs that aren't "generally recognized as safe and...
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Oklahoma Voters Legalize Marijuana For Medical Use

Jul 11, 2018 , Forbes
Oklahoma voters approved a ballot measure making the state the 30th in the U.S. to legalize medical...
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A Sparkling IPA Brew With THC Will Hit California Dispensaries This Summer

Jul 11, 2018 , Forbes
When a brewery and a medical marijuana producer join forces, sparkling water turns into...
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Mexico Could Make History By Treating CBD Like A Supplement, As It Should Be

Jul 10, 2018 , Forbes
As Mexico pivots toward medical marijuana, certain rules could help make the non-intoxicating "miracle" compound as easy to buy as vitamins or...
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A Sparkling IPA Brew With THC Will Hit California Dispensaries This Summer

Jul 07, 2018 , Forbes
When a brewery and a medical marijuana producer join forces, sparkling water turns into...
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FDA Rejects Petition To Further Restrict Marijuana

Jul 06, 2018 , Forbes
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration denied a request from an anti-marijuana group to add cannabis to list of restricted drugs that aren't "generally recognized as safe and...
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Medical Marijuana a Hit With Seniors

Jul 06, 2018 , WebMD
The study included a 20-question survey of nearly 150 seniors who had used medical marijuana for chronic pain. The seniors had received their medical marijuana from dispensaries in New York or...
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Switzerland weighs relaxing marijuana ban

Jul 05, 2018 , Reuters
ZURICH (Reuters) - Switzerland, which permits low potency cannabis but bans most marijuana for recreational use, aims to allow pilot studies on ways to relax its laws, its government said on Wednesday....
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Growing marijuana could make these furry creatures an endangered species

Jun 29, 2018 , CNN Health
The Humboldt martens are bushy-tailed animals, part of the weasel family, and may become endangered -- partly because of cannabis....
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Oklahoma voters approve medical marijuana measure

Jun 28, 2018 , CNN Health
Oklahomans voted in favor of legalizing medicinal marijuana Tuesday, with 56.8% approving the measure, according to unofficial results with 99.6% of precincts reporting....
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First Marijuana-Based Drug Approved By FDA In Expected Move

Jun 27, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
The drug, Epidiolex, is used to treat seizures in a very small population with a rare form of epilepsy. It does not create a high for patients....
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FDA OKs First Drug Containing CBD

Jun 26, 2018 , WebMD
The FDA approved the first drug using cannabidiol, or CBD -- an ingredient derived from the marijuana...
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Medical marijuana may soon be for sale in Arkansas. Is Oklahoma next?

Jun 26, 2018 , CNN Health
Residents of Arkansas are one step closer to getting legal access to medical marijuana....
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U.S. approves first marijuana plant-derived drug for epilepsy

Jun 26, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters) - The U.S. health regulator approved GW Pharmaceuticals Plc's epilepsy treatment on Monday, making it the first cannabis-based drug to win approval in the country and opening floodgates for more research into the medicinal properties of cannabis....
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