0.32 grams. That's how much marijuana is in the typical American joint, according to a rigorous statistical analysis recently published in the journal Drug and Alcohol Dependence by drug policy researchers Greg Ridgeway of the University of Pennsylvania and Beau Kilmer of the Rand Corp. The amount of weed in the typical joint is actually an important quantity for researchers and policymakers to know.
A ballot question on whether marijuana can be sold recreationally in Massachusetts can appear on the November ballot, the Supreme Judicial Court announced in an opinion Wednesday.
There is no guarantee California will vote to legalize recreational marijuana in November, but political operative and father of four Daniel Conway has already staked his future on it.
The U.S. could soon be one step closer to allowing marijuana sales at your local drugstore. But while that might mean good news for patients, it could also overturn 20 years of development in the medical marijuana industry.
Voters in California will decide this November whether to legalize the use of recreational marijuana in the nation's most populous state. California's secretary of state announced Tuesday that the measure had obtained enough signatures to be placed on the ballot. Its supporters have raised $3.53 million,
Whole Foods isn’t the most lucrative retail outfit. Apple stores, jewelry stores, Costco stores and now marijuana dispensaries actually tally more annual revenue per square foot.
In the past several years, women have become a driving force in the growth of the cannabis industry here and across the United States. As one magazine cover proclaimed recently, “Legal marijuana could be the first billion-dollar industry not dominated by men.”
An oil derived from marijuana plants proved effective in a rare form of epilepsy that afflicts 30,000 Americans, its maker said this morning.
A group of Democratic lawmakers is renewing pressure on the Drug Enforcement Administration to remove marijuana from its current position on a list of the most dangerous drugs, a category that includes heroin and ecstasy.
The startup drew headlines last week after Microsoft announced it would make Kind’s Agrisoft Seed to Sale software available for sale on its cloud computing platform that services government clients – a move that marks Microsoft’s foray into the marijuana business.