Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update






Medical Marijuana Update President Donald Trump has signaled that he and the DOJ will ignore congressional mandates protecting Medical Marijuana states, Florida fails to complete Medical Marijuana implementation legislation. Thursday US AG Jeff Sessions signaled that the DOJ will enforce the laws and seek maximum sentences for drug law violators, The Drug War looks like […]






President Trump Signals: War on Drugs Back on in the USA

President Trump Signals: War on Drugs Back on in the USA






President Trump Signals: War on Drugs Back on in the USA President Donald Trump is signaling that he and the DOJ will ignore congressional mandates protecting Medical Marijuana states, Florida fails to complete Medical Marijuana implementation legislation. Thursday US AG Jeff Sessions signaled that the DOJ will enforce the laws and seek maximum sentences for […]






President Trump’s Drug Policy: Deliver Stiffest Penalties to Offenders

President Trump’s Drug Policy: Deliver Stiffest Penalties to Offenders






President Trump’s Drug Policy: Deliver Stiffest Penalties to Offenders US AG Jeff Sessions is directing federal prosecutors to pursue the most serious charges possible against the vast majority of suspects, a reversal of Obama Era policies that will send more people to prison and for much longer terms. The move has long been expected from […]






Anti-aging: NAD+, a Metabolite, Headed for Human Trials

Anti-aging: NAD+, a Metabolite, Headed for Human Trials






Anti-aging: NAD+, a Metabolite, Headed for Human Trials Medical researchers have discovered a naturally occurring compound the human body produces that can speed DNA repair, combat disease, and may turn back the clock on aging. The compound called NAD+, which is present in all cells plays a Key role in regulating protein interactions that control […]






Majority of Americans Believe Marijuana is “Socially Acceptable”

Majority of Americans Believe Marijuana is “Socially Acceptable”






Majority of Americans Believe Marijuana is “Socially Acceptable” A survey of Americans’ views on marijuana found that a majority of people think the drug is “socially acceptable” — a position that may put them at  odds with USAG Jeff Sessions, who once said that a marijuana habit is only “slightly less awful” than heroin. The […]






Opioid Addiction is America’s Public Health Challenge

Opioid Addiction is America’s Public Health Challenge






Opioid Addiction is America’s Public Health Challenge The medical Doctor nominated to head the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) told Senators last Wednesday that his 1st priority would be tackling the opioid crisis, and he pledged that science will prevail at the agency despite his extensive financial ties to medical companies it regulates. But […]






Canada to Legalize Marijuana in 2018

Canada to Legalize Marijuana in 2018






Canada to Legalize Marijuana in 2018 Sunday, it was reported that in April Canada’s government will announce that Marijuana will be legalized across the country by July of Y 2018. The move comes on the recommendation of a high level government task force who’s leaders briefed Canadian lawmakers at the weekend on how to handle […]






Influential Medical Doctors Come Out Against Recreational Marijuana

Influential Medical Doctors Come Out Against Recreational Marijuana






Influential Medical Doctors Come Out Against Recreational Marijuana An influential doctors group is beefing up warnings about marijuana’s potential harms for teens amid increasingly lax laws and attitudes on pot use. Many parents use the drug and think it’s Ok for their kids, but “we would rather not mess around with the developing brain,” said […]






Trump Administration: Ban of Recreational Marijuana Will be Enforced

Trump Administration: Ban of Recreational Marijuana Will be Enforced






Trump Administration: the Ban of Recreational Marijuana Will be Enforced White House spokesman Sean Spicer said he expects the Justice Department (DOJ) to increase enforcement of laws prohibiting the recreational use of marijuana, a departure from the Hussein-Obama Admin’s less aggressive stance as states began legalizing recreational as well as medical use of the drug. […]






Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update






Medical Marijuana Update Arkansas legislators are trying to ban medical marijuana smoking and edibles, a new Florida bill seeks to revamp that state’s medical marijuana system, and more.  Arkansas On January 25,a lawmaker filed a bill to ignore the voters’ will until federal law changes State Sen. Jason Rapert (R-District 18) filed a bill that […]






Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update






Medical Marijuana Update The DEA has clarified that it still considers CBD to be illegal, Arkansas moves forward on implementation of its new program, Michigan gets legal dispensaries and a favorable court ruling, and more.  National Last Wednesday, DEA clarified that, yes, it still considers CBD to be illegal. The DEA added a new code […]






Barack Hussein Obama Commutes Drug Related Prison Sentences

Barack Hussein Obama Commutes Drug Related Prison Sentences






Barack Hussein Obama Commutes Drug Related Prison Sentences US President Barack Hussein Obama granted clemency to 231 individuals Monday, the most in a single day by any President in US history. The Mr Obama announced the commutation aka shortening of sentences for 153 federal inmates and pardons for 78 individuals, most of whom were serving […]






Drug Overdose Deaths Spike in the USA

Drug Overdose Deaths Spike in the USA






Drug Overdose Deaths Spike in the USA Drug overdose deaths have increased by 33% in the past 5 years across the USA, with some states seeing spikes of almost 200%. According to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 30 states saw increases in overdose deaths resulting from the abuse of heroin […]






America’s Opioid Addiction Epidemic Was No Accident

America’s Opioid Addiction Epidemic Was No Accident






America’s Opioid Addiction Epidemic Was No Accident Today, more Americans use RX opioids than smoke cigarettes. Opiates such as oxycodone, hydrocodone, fentanyl and morphine also kill more Americans than automobile accidents annually. Purdue Pharma, the manufacturer of OxyContin, lied to doctors and patients, convincing them that OxyContin, a narcotic pain killer was safe and non-addictive […]






Congress Allocates $1-B to Fight Opioid Crisis

Congress Allocates $1-B to Fight Opioid Crisis






Congress Allocates $1-B to Fight Opioid  Crisis Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) is against it, saying it is “political cover for huge giveaways to giant drug companies.” Congress is close to passing a bill that would include a provision allocating $1-B to address the opioid epidemic. But that effort could still be upended by last-minute concerns […]






Donald Trump’s AG, Jeff Sessions, is No Friend of Marijuana

Donald Trump’s AG, Jeff Sessions, is No Friend of Marijuana






Donald Trump’s AG, Jeff Sessions, is No Friend of Marijuana In what is generally viewed as a negative development for the legal Marijuana market, US President Elect Donald Trump has selected Senator Jeff Sessions (R-AL) to be the next Attorney General of the United States. Senstor Sessions is an outspoken critic of marijuana legalization who […]






Death from Drug Overdoes Up in the US

Death from Drug Overdoes Up in the US






Death from Drug Overdoes Up in the US The number of potentially preventable deaths in the US has declined over the last 5 years ,but fatal drug overdoses are up, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says. “Fewer Americans are dying young from preventable causes of death, says CDC Director Tom Freiden. But, […]






California, Its Quest to Legalize Recreational Marijuana

California, Its Quest to Legalize Recreational Marijuana






California, Its Quest to Legalize Recreational Marijuana California’s state capital region could reap 20,000 jobs and generate $4.2-B in business if it becomes a hub for a legalized marijuana industry, a study released Monday showed. The report from the University of the Pacific in Stockton was commissioned by the cannabis investment company Truth Enterprises, just […]






The Medical Marijuana Up Date

The Medical Marijuana Up Date






The Medical Marijuana Up Date The Miami Herald endorses the Florida medical marijuana initiative, medical marijuana is playing a role in the Utah gubernatorial race, and more, as follows: Arkansas Last Thursday, the state Supreme Court okayed the medical marijuana amendment. The state’s high court has rejected a bid by medical marijuana opponents to prevent […]






Donald Trump, “Hillary’s getting all ‘pumped up’ for the Debate, let’s have a drug test.”

Donald Trump, “Hillary’s getting all ‘pumped up’ for the Debate, let’s have a drug test.”






Donald Trump, “Hillary’s getting all ‘pumped up’ for the Debate, let’s have a drug test.” Donald Trump suggested Saturday that Hillary Clinton has not been seen in public lately because she was getting “Pumped Up” for their last debate Wednesday in Las Vegas and said that both candidates should take a drug test before they […]






Big Pharma Promotes Legal Drug Addiction

Big Pharma Promotes Legal Drug Addiction






Big Pharma Promotes Legal Drug Addiction Many of us believe that Big Pharma must be held accountable for this dangerous opioid trend, especially since several have been caught lying about the benefits and risks of their drugs. As noted by the Organic Consumers Association (OCA), the drug industry has “fostered the opioid addiction epidemic” in several […]






Many People Live Longer in Sardinia; Genetics or Fish Diet?

Many People Live Longer in Sardinia; Genetics or Fish Diet?






Many People Live Longer in Sardinia; Genetics or Fish Diet? A British biotech group has bought the genetic data of nearly 13,000 Italian residents of a Sardinian province where many people live to celebrate their 100th birthdays and beyond. Tiziana Life Sciences, a British company focused on cancer and diseases of the immune system, said […]






Say NO to Soda

Say NO to Soda






Say NO to Soda “Just Say No” was a slogan minted by 1st Lady Nancy Reagan. The “Just Say No” advertising campaign Vs recreational drug use was prevalent through the 1980’s. Today, the same slogan is appropriate to discourage soda consumption. For people who struggle with weight or chronic health issues, replacing soda and other […]






Update: Federal and State Government Marijuana Policy

Update: Federal and State Government Marijuana Policy






Update: Federal and State Government Marijuana Policy House Republicans blocked an effort to open up banking for Marijuana businesses House Turns Back Effort to Give Pot Businesses Access to Banks. The Republican-led House Wednesday voted down an amendment to the FY 2017 Financial Services and General Government Appropriations Act that would have blocked federal regulators […]






Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update






Medical Marijuana Update National State Department Says NIDA Monopoly on Research Marijuana Unnecessary. The Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement at the State Department has gone on record stating that the United States could issue multiple licenses for the cultivation of cannabis for medical and scientific purposes without violating the United Nations Single Convention […]






Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update






Medical Marijuana Update Medical Marijuana for veterans advances in the Senate, Pennsylvania is set to become the 24th Medical Marijuana state, things are busy in Ohio, and more.  National On Thursday, a Senate committee approved veterans’ access to medical marijuana. The Senate Appropriations Committee passed a bipartisan amendment Thursday, 20 to 10, allowing Veterans Administration (VA) doctors to […]