Baby boomers are getting high in increasing numbers, reflecting growing acceptance of the drug as treatment for various medical conditions, according to a study published Monday in the journal Addiction. The findings reveal overall use among the 50-and-older study group increased “significantly” from 2006 to 2013. Marijuana users peaked between ages 50 to 64, then declined among the 65-and-over crowd. […]

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In the 1960s and ’70s, marijuana use in the U.S. skyrocketed, primarily because Baby Boomers in huge numbers were lighting up. Now that recreational use of marijuana has been legalized in a eight states, should it be any surprise that Boomers, now mostly a grandparent generation, is rediscovering the drug? Researchers say the surprise may […]

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Sales based on Israeli startup Lyotropic Delivery Systems (LDS) Biotech‘s nanotechnology have started in the US. The commercial launch of its cannabis-derived compound, which aims to relieve inflammation and pain, was announced earlier this month by LDS and US based company Ananda Scientific at a marijuana business conference held in Las Vegas. LDS’s new cannabis-based […]

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More and more pet owners are turning to cannabis-based products to help their animals with anxiety, arthritis, seizures, cancer and other ailments. By Tammerlin DrummondThe Mercury News SAN JOSE, Calif. — Every July 4, Augie, a 4-year-old Chihuahua mix, would go into freak-out mode. He trembled. He refused to eat, sleep or let anyone pick […]

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As part of its efforts to take advantage of the growing reception of recreational marijuana in Oregon, Grow Condos Inc (OTCMKTS:GRWC) is planning to build Smoke on the Water as an independent subsidiary with the hopes of eventually spinning it out. Smoke on the Water The company intends to purchase RV parks in preparation for […]

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(CNN) “He was wishing me success in my campaign against the drug problem. He understood the way we are handling it and he said there is nothing wrong with protecting your country. –Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, discussing his phone call with US President-Elect Donald Trump Back in February, I wrote a blistering attack on Hillary Clinton […]

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Celia Campos and her husband, Francisco, grew up in Calistoga and would love to live in their hometown, where their relatives still reside. But they have realized they will never be able to afford a home in this tourist town of slightly more than 5,000 citizens with no room to grow, sandwiched between the Diamond […]

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(CNN) “He was wishing me success in my campaign against the drug problem. He understood the way we are handling it and he said there is nothing wrong with protecting your country. –Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, discussing his phone call with US President-Elect Donald Trump Back in February, I wrote a blistering attack on Hillary Clinton […]

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As marijuana legalization sweeps the nation — cannabis has been approved for medical use in 27 states and recreational use in eight states — the weed business is booming, and enthusiasts are finding new ways to sell the drug in the now official marketplace. At the forefront of that market are edibles, according to Marijuana […]

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How Is Vaporizing Marijuana Different From Smoking it? By Michael Jacobs Did you know that you can vaporize cannabis? While many who smoke either recreationally or for medicinal purposes say that the traditional method of smoking is better, some cannabis vapors think that smoking a bowl isn’t the way to go anymore. So, which method […]

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The cannabis industry as we know it today was created on the shoulders of the pioneering hard work of many medical marijuana business owners. Yet, the demands of a rapidly changing recreational cannabis industry have many of the space’s pioneering producers wrestling with the threat of being pushed out of the ring entirely. Medical cannabis […]

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