October 2016

Dragan Radovanovic/Business Insider Marijuana sales could hit $20 billion by 2020, with help from the ever-growing vaporizer market. Vaping is an alternative to smoking that involves inhaling vapor from an electronic device. Some research suggests vaping is less harmful than lighting up because it doesn’t require igniting a material and inhaling carcinogens and toxins along with […]

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Will medical marijuana prove to be a miracle treatment for people with multiple sclerosis (MS)? The National Multiple Sclerosis Society says there are uncertainties about how effective marijuana is in relieving MS symptoms. But the organization supports the right of patients to work with healthcare providers to access medical marijuana where legal. Supporters of medicinal […]

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LAS VEGAS (AP) – Medical marijuana dispensaries are stocking shelves with items from more suppliers who do not grow pot at all. Area cultivators provide the marijuana that infuses the edibles made at a new production facility in the Las Vegas valley, reported the Las Vegas Sun (http://bit.ly/2eS0yov). Colorado-based Dixie Elixirs and Edibles partnered with […]

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The following script is from “The Pot Vote,” which aired on Oct. 30, 2016. Dr. Jonathan LaPook is the correspondent. Katherine Davis, producer. Five percent of Americans live in states where pot is legal for recreational use. But by next Wednesday, that percentage could swell to almost 25 percent. It’s on the ballot in five […]

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Experts at the Oregon Poison Center are warning parents to be on the lookout for marijuana edibles in their kids’ Halloween candy. Stephen Layton displays one edible product currently sold by Dr. Jolly’s dispensary in Bend. The new law now allows dispensaries to sell edibles to recreational as well as medical marijuana users.  Amanda Peacher/OPB There haven’t been […]

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Medical marijuana dispensaries are stocking shelves with items from more suppliers who do not grow pot at all. Area cultivators provide the marijuana that infuses the edibles made at a new production facility in the Las Vegas valley, reported the Las Vegas Sun (http://bit.ly/2eS0yov). Colorado-based Dixie Elixirs and Edibles partnered with Silver State Wellness to […]

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Ten minutes past 4:20, Against Prohibition co-founder Brandon Lavy walked onto the stage in Dunn Meadow. The area had been bustling for about an hour, with students and other Bloomington residents floating from booth to booth. Baby boomers and generation-Z kids meandered about. Protester signs in the crowd featured slogans such as “Weed the People.” […]

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One of the new scare campaigns used by opponents of marijuana’s legalization is focused on edible cannabis products in general and edible cannabis candy in particular. While there are some legitimate concerns about edible cannabis products—over dosages and product labeling—these are easily addressed by regulations such as those adopted in Colorado. However, legalization opponents are […]

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