Posts tagged medical cannabis
Federal Health Agency Blames Schedule I Status For ‘Slow’ Cannabis Research, Commits To Fund Studies

Unfortunately, cannabis’ status as a Schedule I drug has delayed the progress of effective research about the plant’s medicinal uses. While some states have chosen to legalize cannabis at the state level, the DEA and the United States at large still categorize it as Schedule I controlled substance.

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Medical Cannabis Smoking Ban Lifted In Florida

In a surprisingly one-sided vote, state lawmakers passed a landmark bill last week that effectively ends Florida’s statewide ban on smoking medical cannabis.

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Thanks to the FDA, We May Soon See CBD Regulation in the U.S.

Scott Gottlieb, Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration, gave medical cannabis industry professionals cause for reserved excitement recently with a speech at the annual conference for National Association of State Departments of Agriculture.  

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GUEST POST: Medical Cannabis and Alzheimer’s Disease - What You Should Know

Medical cannabis has been used for years in the treatment and management of chronic illnesses including cancer, chronic pain, anxiety and sleep issues. More recently, researchers have been looking into the efficacy of medical cannabis in the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease.

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Cannabis in Court: Medical Cannabis Doctor Sues Trump Administration for Right to Own Firearms

Matthew Roman, a 34-year-old Philadelphia doctor, is suing the Trump administration over the federal legislation that bars him, a legally certified medical cannabis user with diagnosed PTSD, from purchasing or owning a firearm.

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Cannabis in Court: Couple Loses Battle Over Aroma from Nearby Growery

Late last year, a Colorado couple officially lost the lawsuit they filed regarding the marijuana smell emanating from a neighboring property housing a marijuana growery.

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