A few U.S. companies have begun allowing and in some cases encouraging their employees to consume marijuana during work hours. The one obvious point that needs to be outlined is that this is only happening in states that the plant is already legal in for recreational use.
Cannabis growers in the US are calling for labels to display where the plant was grown.
Research is showing that a component of the marijuana plant known as cannabidiol (CBD), may have a wide range of therapeutic applications, including treating Parkinson's disease.
An eight-month-old infant found new life and a chance to be normal thanks to cannabis oil. Physician and cannabis advocate Dr. William Courtney claimed that his youngest patient received cannabis treatment that largely reduced the size of his inoperable brain tumor.
Her life took an unexpected turn when she was diagnosed with ovarian cancer in 2006. She underwent radical hysterectomy, but the cancer spread to her colon and bladder, and her condition became worse.
Marijuana prohibition is quickly dissolving in the U.S., but it probably won’t vanish all at once. Even if Congress repeals federal marijuana prohibition, certain states will likely ban marijuana on a state level.
Tax day is often a bummer, but for most businesses, it can be a source of some happiness. After all, being able to write off a ton of stuff as business expenses is often quite lucrative, and a chance to get back some profits and start off the next fiscal year on a strong note.
A new cannabis deliver app, Eaze, made major waves last week, when they raised $10 million in order to be able to hire 50 people in 50 days for their company. The company’s press release describes the app in an introduction to investors and interested parties: “Eaze launched in July of 2014 as the first on-demand application in the newly emerging ‘Cannabis Technology’ category – the intersection between the traditional high-tech and legal marijuana industries. The company quickly gained traction in San Francisco and expanded Bay Area-wide to enable more than 30,000 medical marijuana on-demand deliveries to legally verified patients.”
There are all kinds of new advents in marijuana technology and industry due to the fast growth of this emerging and mostly untapped market, and one of the newest and most exciting is the development of phone apps and social media platforms for marijuana users. One of these recently developed apps that is making some serious waves is called Mass Roots, a new cannabis social media revolution.
Medical marijuana has all kinds of uses, and recently, people are realizing that CBD can be extracted from the hemp plant, leaving behind a medicine that is completely safe and psychoactive free. CBD is being used to treat children with seizure disorders and chronic pain conditions. And recently, a new candidate or CBD treatment is popping up - dogs.