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Can Olympic Athletes Use Cannabis? Officially No, But…
Whether or not you consider cannabis a performance-enhancing substance, it’s still a no-no for Olympic athletes. Being caught can mean suspension or even the loss of a medal.
Feb 14, 2018 2:04 PM
Leafly
Six-Year-Old Girl Just Became First Medical Marijuana Patient In Texas
A six-year-old girl just became first medical marijuana patient in Texas in order to treat her epilepsy.
Feb 6, 2018 12:45 PM
High Times
Pennsylvania MMJ Patients Face Choice: Cannabis or Guns?
The federal government says grass and guns don’t mix, and that is putting gun owners who use medical marijuana — and the strongly pro-gun-rights administration of President Donald Trump — in a potentially uncomfortable position.​
Jan 23, 2018 2:26 PM
Leafly
Australia just approved medical marijuana exports
The Australian government announced today that it would allow medicinal cannabis exports. It said the move would boost opportunities for domestic manufacturers, noting that a strong industry would mean Australian doctors having high-quality products to prescribe to their patients.
Jan 14, 2018 8:39 AM
Quartz
Recreational Pot Is Officially Legal in California
Retail cannabis shops in California opened their doors on Monday for the first time, inaugurating what proponents say will become the world’s largest market for legalized recreational marijuana.
Jan 3, 2018 4:20 PM
New York Times
Green is the New Black
Like any other patient, medical marijuana patients lean in the direction of lower cost medications over higher priced brand names, and specials, customer loyalty programs, and other seasonal offers are an attractive option to patients on a budget.
Nov 22, 2017 3:22 PM
Chicago Tribune
Philippines Health Committee Passes Medical Cannabis Bill
After much debate, the Philippines House Committee on Health has endorsed House Bill 180, which would legalize cannabis for medical use in the Philippines.
Sep 28, 2017 1:06 PM
Leafly
Majority of Utah’s “Active” Mormons Support Medical Marijuana
Apparently, Jon Huntsman Sr. is not alone in his devout beliefs or his support of medical marijuana. According to a new poll, a majority of Utah’s “active” members of the Mormon church are joining Huntsman in his support of the medicinal herb.
Sep 22, 2017 3:53 PM
Marijuana.com
Ohio to Accept Schools’ Medical Cannabis Research Applications
Universities and colleges in Ohio will soon be allowed to apply for medical cannabis testing licenses. At the same time, private companies and small businesses will have to wait one more year to start applying.
Aug 7, 2017 12:25 PM
3 Medical Cannabis Events to Attend in August
Each year, medical cannabis gains more and more support across the world. Today, over a half of the states in the U.S. have legalized medical weed in some form. Do you want to know more about various medicinal properties of cannabis, meet like-minded people, and get a better understanding of the local and federal medical marijuana policies? Consider attending at least one of the following three events and you will find the answers to most of your questions.
Aug 1, 2017 12:25 PM
Australia to Teach University Students About Medical Marijuana
Medical cannabis is becoming increasingly popular in many countries around the world, and Australia is not an exception. Last year, medical cannabis was legalized in Victoria, Australia, which made it possible to use marijuana in various studies. One of them was a medical trial that involved children with epilepsy.
Jul 10, 2017 12:25 PM
3 Medical Cannabis Events to Attend in July
With more and more countries deciding to give medical cannabis a try, people want to know more about this mysterious plant. MJWellness will tell you about three medical weed events that will be held this month.
Jul 4, 2017 12:25 PM
Florida Department of Health to Establish MMJ Regulations Without Lawmakers
Since lawmakers in Tallahassee, Florida, failed to agree on the rules for regulating the state’s medical marijuana industry, Florida's Department of Health has announced its intent to start the process without them.
Jun 5, 2017 12:20 PM
Medical Cannabis Events in June: International Expos, Monthly Meetings And More
If you want to learn facts about the medical uses of cannabis and plant’s effects on the human organism, we suggest you attend one of the upcoming medical marijuana events. MJWellness will tell you about the three most interesting and informative medical weed events that will take place in June.
Jun 1, 2017 12:25 PM
3 Medical Marijuana Events to Attend in May
Medical marijuana gains more and more support both in the U.S. and across the world. You can join the expanding marijuana legalization movement and learn something new about the variety of medicinal properties and benefits of cannabis by attending one of the upcoming medical weed events.
May 1, 2017 12:25 PM
Most Americans Consider Cannabis Safer Than Opioids, but Not for Everyone
It has been established that medical cannabis has great pain-killing properties. However, is the herb effective enough to substitute opioids? Researchers asked Americans about their attitude to cannabis as an alternative to analgesic drugs.
Apr 20, 2017 12:15 PM
New Technology by Potbotics in Marijuana Market
The possibility to consume marijuana for medical purposes is an undeniable advantage in the treatment of many ailments. However, this field is still young and fast-developing. That is why more and more startup businesses are creating innovative devices to boost the industry's advancement.
Apr 13, 2017 12:50 PM
5 Medical Cannabis Events to Attend in April
April is the month of 420 celebrations accompanied by dozens of marijuana-themed events. Along with numerous festivals and parties, there will be a lot of special events for medical marijuana patients, doctors, entrepreneurs, advocates, and lawmakers. MJWellness will tell you about the most important and valuable medical cannabis events of the month.
Apr 3, 2017 12:10 PM
Ohio to Offer Weed Classes at Cleveland Cannabis College
Ohio, along with several other states, legalized medicinal cannabis in 2016. The industry is now rapidly growing, offering more and more goods and services, expanding job opportunities, and creating new marijuana businesses. Since Ohio requires plenty of experts in various weed-related fields, the Cleveland Cannabis College will start new cannabis classes to prepare qualified industry professionals.
Mar 30, 2017 12:10 PM
Germany to Start Cultivating Medical Cannabis in 2019
Although the legalization of marijuana has long been a hot issue in Europe, many EU nations are moving forward and easing their marijuana policy. Germany, one of the leading countries in Europe, has already legalized using cannabis for medicinal purposes. It will also start cultivating medical marijuana in 2019 to cover the increasing demand for the herb.
Mar 7, 2017 12:40 PM