Pot is everywhere in Miami. Its scent wafts from bus stops, floats through open windows, and cascades out from under lifeguard stands on the beach at night. Which is why it's so surprising that, according to one of the most respected marijuana-usage surveys in America, roughly half the residents in Miami-Dade and Monroe Counties think smoking weed once a month is "harmful" and should be avoided.
Monday brings a sliver of hope to her and other Minnesota residents who have incurable pain: They can finally buy medical marijuana.
Marijuana: that’s the word marchers want Hillary Clinton to say during her speech at the Democratic National Convention.
A new study in the journal JAMA Pediatrics is making waves this week with the news that there's been a sharp uptick in emergency-room visits and poison-control calls for marijuana poisoning among children in Colorado.
Increasingly lax marijuana legislation may be cheered loudest in college dorms, but it's the professor-aged ganja enthusiasts who are the average consumers of the legal stuff.
Marijuana has gone mainstream at the Democratic National Convention this week. Democratic officials, including Oregon Rep. Earl Blumenauer and his state’s Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum, mingled with pot industry executives Monday night at a reception at a sleek bar downtown, miles away from the convention hall
Even as the legalization of marijuana loses its shock value in some states, women still lag men in buying marijuana. A new report from Cannabis Market Intelligence Platform Headset has found that 68.9% of marijuana buyers are men versus only 31.1% women, a ratio of well over 2:1.
A new era will sprout in Florida next week when the Sunshine State's first medical marijuana dispensary opens. After a two and a half year push, the Trulieve dispensary is set to open in Tallahassee Tuesday. The dispensary will provide medical marijuana to customers who are on an official state registry.
In July of 2014, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York Legislature enacted the Compassionate Care Act, which gave New Yorkers with qualifying medical conditions and a doctor’s prescription limited access to marijuana products. We go into detail about the Medical Marijuana laws in New York and show you if and how to qualify for medical marijuana in New York.
When it comes to permitting recreational cannabis use, reaction from the medical marijuana community ranges from enthusiastic advocacy to passionate opposition — with many left somewhere in the middle, confused and torn.