Designer MMJ from Israel
Dec19

Designer MMJ from Israel

What shape will mmj take in the future?  Maybe something like this.   An Israeli company is seeking government approval of a genetically bred cannabis strain that improves its medicinal value while reducing the psychological effects of marijuana. KanaboSeed – a joint venture formed by software developer BreedIT and licensed medical marijuana grower Seach Ltd. – submitted applications for approval of two strains with increased CBD...

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Have Feds Quit Fighting MMJ?
Dec19

Have Feds Quit Fighting MMJ?

I want to be more excited about this news.  Instead I find myself suspicious.  We are going to follow this story as it develops, but it may be that the federal government has stopped resisting medical marijuana in the states.    Tucked deep inside the 1,603-page federal spending measure is a provision that effectively ends the federal government's prohibition on medical marijuana and signals a major shift in drug policy. The...

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The 12 Days of Chronic Christmas
Dec18

The 12 Days of Chronic Christmas

Here's a good song to have stuck in your head.   Hope you are enjoying the...

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Poll:  Decision Belongs to the States
Dec18

Poll: Decision Belongs to the States

A new poll sees cannabis as a state, not a federal, issue.   When presented with the option, 60 percent of respondents said that state officials ought to possess the authority to "control and decide whether to legalize marijuana." Only 34 percent of those polled said that the federal government ought to enforce marijuana laws. Similarly, a supermajority of voters (67 percent) agreed, "Congress should pass a bill giving states...

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Per Se THC Limits for Driving “Not Based on Evidence”
Dec17

Per Se THC Limits for Driving “Not Based on Evidence”

One of the on-going discussions accompanying re-legalization is when is a person too high to drive?  A Federal agency just chimed in to keep things honest.   . . . United States Department of Transportation, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). Per se traffic safety laws criminalize those who operate a vehicle with trace or specific levels of a controlled substance in their bodily fluids, even in the absence of...

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