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Medical Experts: Marijuana as the Future of Therapeutics

Posted on 2015-03-06 10:50:00
Medical Experts: Marijuana as the Future of Therapeutics

Medical marijuana is becoming to be an answer to many illnesses and ailments, but there are still ongoing debates regarding its benefits and hazards. In the United States alone, there are only 4 states that implement the legal use of marijuana, while other states oppose. The same is true with other countries as there are ongoing discussions within their respective governments regarding the medical use of marijuana.

Marijuana Presence in the Oval Office and U.S. History

Posted on 2015-03-06 10:48:00
Marijuana Presence in the Oval Office and U.S. History

Legalizing marijuana use is certainly causing a stir in the U.S., and many are now citing marijuana use to be part of America’s history. In fact, the first ever president of America may also be the nation’s original and first user of marijuana as medicine. The rotting teeth and also the replacement dentures that were made of gold springs, hippopotamus ivory and brass screws of George Washington caused so much pain. This is the main reason why some believe he used weed to alleviate the pain.

Colorado State Provision to Refund Millions of Pot Taxes

Posted on 2015-03-06 10:45:00
Colorado State Provision to Refund Millions of Pot Taxes

The state of Colorado has collected millions in taxes during the first year of marijuana legalization, considering the heavy taxes imposed on the drug. Much of the taxes should be refunded according to the people familiar with the issue due to a strange twist in the state’s constitution, urging for a solution from lawmakers.

7 High-Paying Jobs You Can Get from Entering the Marijuana Industry

Posted on 2015-03-03 12:52:00
7 High-Paying Jobs You Can Get from Entering the Marijuana Industry

Are you interested in entering the marijuana industry, but you are not certain on what jobs await you in there? Are you planning to quit your job and join the marijuana industry, but you are not sure whether there is some high-paying job that can offer you a fresh start? With the high marijuana today, more and more job opportunities are opening for people who wish to enter the industry. Now, here are seven high-paying jobs that you venture in.

DC Mayor Vows To Move Forward With Marijuana Legalization Despite Republican Threats Of Jail

Posted on 2015-02-27 09:55:00
DC Mayor Vows To Move Forward With Marijuana Legalization Despite Republican Threats Of Jail

In the final hours before marijuana possession is scheduled to become legal in the nation's capital, House Republicans have warned District of Columbia officials that they could go to jail if the measure to legalize goes into effect, but D.C.'s mayor has not backed down.

Marijuana For Weight Loss

Posted on 2015-02-27 09:38:00
Marijuana For Weight Loss

Believe it or not, recent research and studies have revealed how marijuana may help you lose weight, and yes, you got that right! According to the most recent findings, those who are using marijuana have smaller waistlines when compared to those who have not used cannabis, pot or weed all their lives. Factoring out things like tobacco, alcohol use, sex, age and physical activities, those who are using marijuana are skinnier than their counterparts who do not smoke weed. Well, this may be surprising but it’s just the tip of the iceberg. Read on and learn more about marijuana and weight loss.

Latest Studies On Marijuana For Health

Posted on 2015-02-27 09:04:00
Latest Studies On Marijuana For Health

For decades, marijuana uses have been put into bad rap, as health experts, consumers and government officials have each of their own take on the matter, only until recently studies have shown how marijuana for health could be of high potentials. Find out what the latest studies reveal about medical marijuana.

Five Health Benefits of Cannabis

Posted on 2015-02-26 09:48:00
Five Health Benefits of Cannabis

For many years, there have been ongoing protests, debates and talks surrounding the use of marijuana in medicine. While the idea or thought rings some bells, it cannot be doubted that cannabis has its medicinal and health properties that many people have already experienced and proven. To give you a better picture of the matter, check out the following to learn what health benefits marijuana brings to the table.

Pot now legal in D.C. despite threats from Congress

Posted on 2015-02-26 09:10:00
Pot now legal in D.C. despite threats from Congress

Despite warnings from congressional Republicans, Washington Mayor Muriel Bowser allowed D.C.'s marijuana legalization law to take effect at 12:01 a.m. Thursday. Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, who chairs the House Oversight Committee, told Bowser that if she continued with her plan to implement marijuana legalization she would face "very serious consequences," The Washington Post reported.

Report: Outlook for MJ Stocks Strong, But Many Could Stumble

Posted on 2015-02-25 14:43:00
Report: Outlook for MJ Stocks Strong, But Many Could Stumble

Institutional investors will put money into cannabis stocks this year, though many publicly traded MJ businesses could eventually fail because of poor fundamentals, according to a report from a New York-based investment firm and adviser. The report – released by Viridian Capital Partners – says investors will increasingly scrutinize public cannabis companies, seeking strong management teams and sustainable business models.