Top US Health Authorities Issue National Warning on Marijuana “a dangerous drug”

Top US Health Authorities Issue National Warning on Marijuana “a dangerous drug”

Top Federal health officials issued a national warning Thursday against marijuana use by adolescents and pregnant women, as more states legalize the increasingly potent drug for medicinal and recreational use. Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Alex Azar and Surgeon General Jerome Adams made the announcement, with Secretary Azar calling marijuana “a dangerous drug.” Officials […]

Violence Grows in Mexico, Vigilante Justice on the Rise

Violence Grows in Mexico,  Vigilante Justice on the Rise

Vigilante attacks and mob justice is on the rise in Mexico this week as violence mounted, 24+ bodies appeared along roadsides and the government ruled out any new crackdown on criminal gangs. Prosecutors in the northern state of Sinaloa said Thursday 5 young men have been executed, and in all 5 cases toy cars were […]

The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports

$COMM, $ESPR, $HAL, $LRCX Daily HeffX-LTN reviews dozens of  the Street’s Key analysts research reports to ID new trading and investing ideas for HeffX-LTN readers. Some reports cover stocks to buy, and others cover stocks to sell or avoid. Below is a list of stock that Credit Suisse analysts have singled out that have a 50% implied upside in here, as follows: CommScope Inc. (NASDAQ:COMM) has […]

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update

FLASH: A Democratic presidential contender rolls out a package of veterans’ medical marijuana bills, the Alabama Senate has approved a restrictive medical marijuana bill, edibles are coming to Maryland, and more. National Democratic Presidential Candidate Seth Moulton Files Three Veterans’ Medical Marijuana Bills. Rep. Seth Moulton (D-MA), who recently announced he is seeking the Democratic […]

US Marijuana ‘Black Market’ Thriving

US Marijuana ‘Black Market’ Thriving

The ‘black market’ marijuana trade is “booming,” Smart Approaches to Marijuana Director Kevin Sabet said in a TV interview early Tuesday. “Drug dealers love legalization,” Mr. Sabet said, because “they get to undercut the legal price. The government, in all its wisdom, taxes marijuana to pay for schools. BTW, it is not paying for any […]

Emergency Rooms Visits in Colorado Spike Because of Legal Marijuana

Emergency Rooms Visits in Colorado Spike Because of Legal Marijuana

FLASH: The legalization of marijuana comes with a very dark downside. Researchers reported that emergency departments across the State of Colorado saw a sharp spike in marijuana-related visits after recreational use of cannabis products was made legal. For the study, the researchers analyzed data on almost 10,000 patients seen at the UCHealth University of Colorado […]

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update

FLASH: Hawaii says “aloha” to out of state patients, a Nebraska initiative campaign is getting underway, New Mexico expands grower plant limits, and more. Georgia Georgia House Approves CBD Access Bill. The House on Tuesday approved HB 324, which would allow for the sale of CBD cannabis oil to patients through dispensaries. The state legalized CBD […]

If Marijuana is Medicine So is Jack Daniels

If Marijuana is Medicine So is Jack Daniels

FLASH: Cannabis Linked to Depression and Suicide in Young Adults Teens and young adults who use marijuana/cannabis are at increased risk of depression and suicidal behavior, according to a new study released by a team of researchers at McGill University in Montreal, Quebec. The study is part of an awareness campaign started by the Quebec […]

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update

FDA begins to move on allowing hemp-based CBD products, Florida’s legal battle over medical marijuana takes another twist, and more. National FDA Begins Process of Allowing Hemp-Based CBD Products. After President Trump signed the 2018 farm bill into law late last year, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a press release pledging to pursue […]

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update There is a push in Congress to provide protections for veterans who want to use medical marijuana, and more. National Bipartisan Lawmaker Group Files Three Veterans’ Medical Marijuana Bills. A bipartisan group of legislators met last Wednesday announced plans to file a trio of bills aimed at making the Department of Veterans […]

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update Arizona’s attorney general backs away from arguing that hash is not medical marijuana The Indiana legislature balks on medical marijuana Missouri medical marijuana initiatives have raised big bucks Arizona Arizona Attorney General Withdraws Arguments Saying Hash Isn’t Medical Marijuana. Citing fears of unintended consequences for patients, Attorney General Mark Brnovich (R) on […]

Canada is the World’s Largest Legal Marijuana Marketplace

Canada is the World’s Largest Legal Marijuana Marketplace

Canada is the World’s Largest Legal Marijuana Marketplace Canada is now the largest country in the world with a legal national marijuana marketplace as sales began early Wednesday in Newfoundland. There is more good news for the Schedule 1 drug’s aficionados: Hours before a handful of retail outlets opened in the country’s easternmost province a […]

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update The DEA relented and rescheduled the marijuana-based drug Epidiolex, California’s Governor vetoes a compassionate access bill, and Michigan dispensaries must have licenses by Halloween or be shut down, and more. National DEA Reschedules Marijuana-Derived Drug Epidiolex. The DEA has rescheduled Epidiolex, a marijuana-derived drug manufactured by GW Pharmaceutical. The move comes after […]

US Researchers Turn to Canada for Quality Cannabis Extracts

US Researchers Turn to Canada for Quality Cannabis Extracts

US Researchers Turn to Canada for Quality Cannabis Extracts $TLRY, $GWPH The US government has approved the importation of marijuana extracts from Canada for a clinical trial, highlighting a new path for American researchers who have trouble obtaining the drug for medical studies. The University of California San Diego’s Center for Medicinal Cannabis Research announced […]

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update The US Justice Department is sitting on marijuana research applications, Congress refuses again to let VA docs recommend medical marijuana to Vets, an Arizona appeals court ruling gets appealed, and more. National Senate Bill Would Legalize Medical Marijuana For Military Veterans. Sens. Bill Nelson (D-FL) and Brian Schatz (D-HA) last Wednesday filed […]

Combating the Ongoing Crisis of Opioid Addiction Requires Innovative Approaches

Combating the Ongoing Crisis of Opioid Addiction Requires Innovative Approaches

Combating the Ongoing Crisis of Opioid Addiction Requires Innovative Approaches OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma announced last week that it’s making a $3.4-M grant to Harm Reduction Therapeutics, a Pittsburgh-based nonprofit, to help develop a low-cost naloxone nasal spray. The announcement comes as lawsuits from local governments blaming Purdue, based in Stamford, Connecticut, and other companies […]

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update A group of federal lawmakers asks the VA to study medical marijuana as an alternative to opioids, Michigan could loosen up a bit, Ohio sees delays, and more. National Lawmakers Ask VA Secretary to Research Marijuana as Alternative to Opioids. A bi-partisan group of legislators sent a letter last Thursday to Veterans […]

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update Oklahoma continues to struggle with its new medical marijuana program, Utah foes try a novel strategy to block a medical marijuana initiative, and more. Louisiana Louisiana Regulators Weight Raising Limit on Number of Patients Doctors Can Treat. The state Board of Medical Examiners is set to boost the number of medical marijuana […]

Musk Under Stress, Sent Out His ‘420’ Tweet While Driving

Musk Under Stress, Sent Out His ‘420’ Tweet While Driving

Musk Under Stress, Sent Out His ‘420’ Tweet While Driving on 7 August The going-private  ‘420’ Tweet has set off a firestorm, causing Tesla’s stock spike $TSLA Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) CEO Elon Musk said no one saw or reviewed his ‘420’ Tweet about the plan to take Tesla  private before he posted it according to the […]

17 October 2018, Canadian Marijuana Legalization Day

17 October 2018, Canadian Marijuana Legalization Day

17 October 2018, Canadian Marijuana Legalization Day Marijuana will be legal nationwide in Canada starting on 17 October in a move that should take market share away from organized crime and protect the country’s youth, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said in a very optimistic and hopeful statement Wednesday. The Senate gave final passage to the […]

President Trump Plans to Combat Rising Rx Drug Costs

President Trump Plans to Combat Rising Rx Drug Costs

President Trump Plans to Combat Rising Rx Drug Costs Friday, US President Donald Trump unveiled a multi-pronged plan to help lower the price of prescription drugs, saying it’s time to bring down the cost because Americans are being priced out. “The drug lobby is making an absolute fortune at the expense of American consumers,” President […]

Update: The Legal Status of CBD in the US

Update: The Legal Status of CBD in the US

Update: The Legal Status of CBD in the US $GWPH CBD is the nonpsychoactive component of cannabis and hemp. Unlike the THC in cannabis, CBD does not induce a high, but has many clinical benefits, including the control of seizures and pain Federal drug laws stipulate cannabis is an illegal Class 1 narcotic In states […]

Federal Prosecutors told to Seek Death Penalty in Drug Cases

Federal Prosecutors told to Seek Death Penalty in Drug Cases

Federal Prosecutors told to Seek Death Penalty in Drug Cases US Attorney General Jeff Sessions instructed federal prosecutors Wednesday to seek the death penalty in drug-related cases whenever it is “appropriate,” saying the Justice Department must boost efforts to counter America’s epidemic of opioid abuse. His mandate to prosecutors followed a plan announced by President […]

President Trump, “Drug addiction not our future”

President Trump, “Drug addiction not our future”

President Trump, “Drug addiction not our future” Monday, President Donald Trump says the nation “must get tough” with drug dealers, which includes utilizing the death penalty. President Trump unveiled his plan to combat the nation’s deadly opioid addiction in a speech Monday in Manchester, New Hampshire, a state ravaged by the drug. President Trump said […]

President Trump’s Opioid Plan May Include Death Penalty for Drug Dealers

President Trump’s Opioid Plan May Include Death Penalty for Drug Dealers

President Trump’s Opioid Plan May Include Death Penalty for Drug Dealers The Trump Administration is considering using the death penalty to help combat the opioid epidemic that has spread across the nation. A White House plan being circulated this week includes capital punishment for certain drug dealers when people overdose on opioids. The proposal calls […]

USAG Sessions Green Lights Federal Marijuana Prosecutions

USAG Sessions Green Lights Federal Marijuana Prosecutions

USAG Sessions Green Lights Federal Marijuana Prosecutions Thursday, USAG Jeff Sessions Green Lighted federal prosecutions of marijuana lawbreakers. In doing so the US states that allow some form of medical marijuana were placed at risk of a crackdown and are closely watching developments. 46 US states have legalized some form of medical marijuana in recent years, […]

Big Pharma Vs Hemp Based CBDs and Medical Marijuana

Big Pharma Vs Hemp Based CBDs and Medical Marijuana

Big Pharma Vs Hemp Based CBDs and Medical Marijuana $LLY, $GWPH The legal status of CBD oil, as a nutritional supplement is being threatened by Big Pharma seeking FDA approval for CBD-containing drugs The cannabinoids in cannabis, cannabidiol (CBD) and tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), interact with the human body by way of naturally-occurring cannabinoid receptors embedded in […]

US Drug Overdose Deaths Spike

US Drug Overdose Deaths Spike

US Drug Overdose Deaths Spike Opioids are highly addictive. More than 2 million Americans now have an “opioid disorder.” Experts agree that the boom in Rx (prescription) painkillers triggered the rash of deaths from opioids in the United States today. A study published in April concluded that new medical marijuana laws reduced hospitalizations for opioid […]

New Drug Lowers Heart Risks by Curbing Inflammation

New Drug Lowers Heart Risks by Curbing Inflammation

New Drug Lowers Heart Risks by Curbing Inflammation $NVS For the 1st time, a drug has helped prevent heart attacks by curbing inflammation, a new and very different approach than lowering cholesterol. People on the drug also had surprisingly lower cancer death rates, especially from lung cancer. An anti-tumor effect is an exciting possibility. Doctors […]

Majority of Voters Think Marijuana Should Be Legal

Majority of Voters Think Marijuana Should Be Legal

Majority of Voters Think Marijuana Should Be Legal Almost 90% of American voters think marijuana should be made legal nationwide for either personal use, medical use, or both, according to the results of a new survey. The wide-ranging Harvard-Harris poll found that 49% of voters think marijuana should be legal for personal and medical use, […]

Marijuana ‘Haze’ Covers Canada, TMX Debating US Policy

Marijuana ‘Haze’ Covers Canada, TMX Debating US Policy

Marijuana ‘Haze’ Covers Canada, TMX Debating US Policy Canada’s stock market has been focused on the Cannabis industry opening up, but the country’s largest stock exchange is grappling with how to deal with Cannabis related companies that have investments in the US, where marijuana is banned by federal law. There could be more certainty soon, there […]

Rx Painkillers & Heroin Led to the Worst Drug Addiction Crisis in US History

Rx Painkillers & Heroin Led to the Worst Drug Addiction Crisis in US History

Rx Painkillers & Heroin Led to the Worst Drug Addiction Crisis in US History Expert scientists says the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) should review the safety and effectiveness of all opioids, and consider the real-world impacts the powerful painkillers have, not only on patients, but also on families, crime and the demand for […]

Oklahoma’s AG Filed Suit Against Opioid Drug Makers

Oklahoma’s AG Filed Suit Against Opioid Drug Makers

Oklahoma’s AG Filed Suit Against Opioid Drug Makers $JNJ, $TEVA, $AGN Friday, Oklahoma became the 4th state to accuse drug makers of misrepresenting the risks of opioid pain medications, saying they engaged in deceptive marketing that helped fuel an addiction epidemic. Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter filed a lawsuit in Cleveland County District Court against […]

Drug Overdoses are a Leading Cause of Death in the US

Drug Overdoses are a Leading Cause of Death in the US

Drug Overdoses are a Leading Cause of Death in the US Opioid addiction and accidental overdoses are now taking a huge toll. According to US Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, drug overdoses are now the leading cause of death among Americans under 50 anni. In Y 2015, more than 52,000 Americans died from some form […]

What to Expect When, Not If, Recreational Marijuana is Legal in California

What to Expect When, Not If, Recreational Marijuana is Legal in California

What to Expect When, Not If, Recreational Marijuana is Legal in California With the perfected idea of California on Recreational Marijuana (RM) is less than a year away, state lawmakers approved legislation that illustrates what that may look like, think: Marijuana samples at the county fair, home delivery, Organic label regulations and an industry a […]

FDA Asked a Drug-maker to Remove Opioid Painkiller from Market

FDA Asked a Drug-maker to Remove Opioid Painkiller from Market

FDA Asked a Drug-maker to Remove Opioid Painkiller from Market $ENDP US regulators want a narcotic painkiller involved in the opioid epidemic off the market amid data showing people continue to abuse it. The US Food and Drug Administration has asked Endo Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:ENDP) to stop selling its reformulated, extended-release painkiller, Opana ER, after concluding […]

Future Uncertain, as Speculators Pour Money into Cannabis Industry

Future Uncertain, as Speculators Pour Money into Cannabis Industry

Future Uncertain, as Speculators Pour Money into Cannabis Industry The adversarial stance of The Trump Administration’s toward cannabis has yellow lights flashing in the growing industry, but speculators’ money continues to pour in. Marijuana focused companies raised more than $731-M between 1 January and 21 April, an almost 7X increase from the same frame last […]

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 […]