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Congressional Cannabis Caucus Launches

To support the growing marijuana industry, four members of Congress have formed the Cannabis Caucus. Here is the video from their first meeting…

DEA Admits Ignorance of Montana Medical Marijuana Law

Despite Congress passing a law to keep the Department of Justice from interfering with state medical marijuana laws and the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals ordering the Department of Justice not to prosecute medical marijuana cases in compliance with state laws, last week the DEA admitted to having no idea what Montana laws the victims of a 2016 were or were not breaking…

Trump Administration Promises Recreational Marijuana Crackdown

Ever since California passed the country’s first medical marijuana ballot initiative in 1996, an uneasy tension has existed between the states and the federal government. Now, almost all states have defied the federal government by passing some kind of pro-marijuana law, whether recreational, medical, or decriminalization. In fact, the list of states where recreational marijuana […]

Marijuana May Not Cause Schizophrenia

A new study finds that people with genes that make them more likely to develop schizophrenia are also more likely to enjoy marijuana.

Maine Eighth State to Legalize Marijuana

Now that Maine has legalized marijuana, only five states have made zero progress on marijuana reform: Idaho, Indiana, Kansas, South Dakota, and West Virginia.

Marijuana and Dopamine: A Study in Complexity

Since chronic marijuana use may be correlated with mental health disorders in some people, it’s useful that we’re starting to understand how the brain’s dopamine system may play a role in such developments. The interactions between cannabinoids and the dopamine system are complex, though, and more research is needed.

DEA Criminalizes CBD Extracts?

The DEA has announced that they consider CBD extracts schedule I drugs, and that they’re going to start tracking them separately from marijuana to ensure compliance with the law.

Possible FDA Commissioner O’Neill: Return Medical Decisions to Patients and Doctors

President-elect Trump may nominate Jim O’Neill, health care investor and regulator, to run FDA. Notably, O’Neill is an advocate for letting patients and doctors to decide what drugs are right for them, and charging FDA with focusing not on whether a drug works well enough, but simply whether or not it is safe enough.

Students: We’ve Never Had Such A Hard Time Finding Marijuana

Despite the rush of states to legalize recreational and medical marijuana, high school students report that finding marijuana has become harder than ever. Even though this continues a decades-long trend, experts have no explanation, especially in light of how adult consumption has increased over time.