Ohio’s Unusual Re-Legalization Fight
Aug25

Ohio’s Unusual Re-Legalization Fight

If Ohio re-legalizes cannabis, the scales would tip significantly in favor of our plant. But, there is an unusual debate in Ohio over how to do that. Follow along:   In November, Ohio voters will decide whether to legalize marijuana use for treating illnesses and for getting high. Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted said on Wednesday the group ResponsibleOhio had gathered enough valid signatures to place a constitutional amendment...

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State Legislatures Tell Feds “Hands Off”
Aug13

State Legislatures Tell Feds “Hands Off”

Last Thursday, August 6, the National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL) approved a resolution urging the federal government to allow states to determine their own marijuana policies. For a resolution to pass, it must be supported by a majority of participating legislators in each of 75% of the states represented at the conference’s general business meeting.   The resolution states: NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the...

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Vaporizing Medical Marijuana and its Benefits for Cannabis Patients
Aug07

Vaporizing Medical Marijuana and its Benefits for Cannabis Patients

Even though not much research has been done on vaping, many people and scientists are already praising it for its benefits. More people are saying they are coughing less since it does not irritate your lungs as much as hot smoke would. Studies are being done on vaporizing, which are bringing more facts to light. Vaporizing is the act in which the active ingredients are being heated until they are created into vapor, unlike smoking,...

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New York MMJ’s Strange Start
Aug06

New York MMJ’s Strange Start

Medical marijuana is underway in New York. This strange start can speak for itself.   On Friday, July 31, the New York State Department of Health (DOH) announced that five companies would be awarded one of the coveted licenses to grow and dispense medical marijuana in New York including PharmaCann LLC; Empire State Health Solutions LLC; Columbia Care NY LLC; Etain, LLC; and Bloomfield Industries Inc. The announcement came after a...

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New York Has A New Vape Shop You Should Know About
Aug06

New York Has A New Vape Shop You Should Know About

Today’s media waves are saturated with the news of cannabis legislature across the nation. With change brings opportunity, and those with the means and foresight are taking advantage to be at the head of the “Green Rush” that is sweeping the nation. One such pioneer in the vaporizer industry is the NY Vape Shop. The NY Vape Shop is rapidly growing in popularity throughout the states and globally. The parent company has been...

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CBD Transdermal Patch
Aug04

CBD Transdermal Patch

Controlled dosing is one of the challenges facing the world of medical marijuana as it explores cannabidiol (CBD) strains. HMJ has posted popular stories about  transdermal patches. Those two ideas are coming together in a CBD transdermal patch.   Yesterday, AltMed LLC announced the launch of a significant research initiative between its affiliate, NuTrae, LLC, and the Florida Center of Excellence for Drug Discovery and...

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