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California Releases Cannabis Insurance List as Wildfires Continue to Rage

California Releases Cannabis Insurance List as Wildfires Continue to Rage

California Releases Cannabis Insurance List as Wildfires Continue to Rage

Wildfires are continuing to lay waste to Northern California. Beyond the loss of life and land, some of those that have survived are waiting to sift through the ashes of their cannabis businesses knowing they don’t have cannabis insurance to recoup their losses.

THC levels

THC Levels in Colorado Marijuana Higher Than National Average

Laboratory tests on marijuana strains in Colorado have revealed THC levels much higher than the national average. The average THC content in confiscated cannabis samples was 9.6 percent in 2013, according to the NIH National Institute on Drug Abuse. But lab tests of Colorado pot show THC levels as high as 32 percent.


With General Hydroponics Purchase, Scotts Miracle-Gro Stock Price Rises

After Scotts Miracle-Gro bought a hydroponic company, its stock price rose, and JP Morgan thinks it should be higher, according to an Aug. 4, 2016, article by CNN. The hydroponic company, General Hydroponics, makes liquids that can be used to grow marijuana indoors.

Weed 3 Logic

‘Weed 3’ Showcases Compassion Grounded in Logic

Mainstream media coverage of marijuana continues to enhance the dialogue on marijuana’s legitimacy as medicine. With Dr. Sanjay Gupta, CNN’s chief medical correspondent being one of the most respected celebrity doctors on television, he is well positioned to share serious discussion on medical marijuana with a larger audience.

Life Sentence

Life Sentence for Buying Marijuana?

(CNN) — Clearly something is broken when a Missouri man named Jeff Mizanskey can be sentenced to die in prison for purchasing seven pounds of marijuana. With two nonviolent marijuana convictions already on his record, Jeff received life without parole under Missouri’s three strikes law.

Arizona Axe

Arizona Axes Medical Marijuana Doctor

The United States needs to focus on the problem of treating Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, but the fight against PTSD suffered a setback when the University of Arizona fired Dr. Suzanne Sisley who had proposed studying the efficacy of cannabis as a PTSD treatment medication.