Washington, D.C., isn’t a large market for the cannabis industry, but it could be very influential with regards to legalization. It turns out that quite a few cannabis buyers are government employees, according to new research.
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Former Jets defensive end Marvin Washington is now tackling Attorney General Jeff Sessions – suing the head of the U.S. Department of Justice to decriminalize marijuana.
Insys Therapeutics is one of several biotechs developing cannabinoid drugs. Unlike most of these other companies, though, Insys has already won regulatory approval for its first cannabinoid — Syndros.
As of April 13, 2017, more than 10.4 million shares of Insys Therapeutics (NASDAQ: INSY) were sold short. That’s 44% of the marijuana stock’s float. Investors have clearly bet big against Insys, anticipating that the stock will sink.
BOCA RATON, Fla., May 7, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – Maridose LLC, the Florida based company founded by former Procter & Gamble executive and advertising consultant, announced today that its’ new Maridose Marijuana Dosage Calculator is now available on the Apple APP store.
Marijuana grown by the federal government for research purposes does not have the same quality as the pot from other sources. Until recently, the U.S. federal government had to grow all the marijuana that would be used in scientific research, but researchers have found the government’s pot to be, essentially, irrelevant.
As U.S. Senate hearings began on Jan. 10, 2017, for Sen. Jeff Sessions, President-elect Donald Trump’s anti-marijuana nominee for Attorney General, rumors about the Drug Enforcement Agency shutting down dispensaries were already circulating.
The battle lines are heating up between the marijuana marketplace and the Drug Enforcement Agency.
In some states, DEA funds for destroying marijuana plants have not amounted to money well spent, according to The Washington Post’s Wonkblog. Last year, the DEA sent $20,000 to New Hampshire for a plant eradication program, but state law enforcement agencies found one growth site with 27 plants.
The American Legion, an organization of 2 million U.S. military veterans, recently passed a resolution calling on the Drug Enforcement Agency to support medical marijuana. The resolution was passed during the American Legion’s National Convention, which ran Aug. 30-Sept. 1, 2016, in Cincinatti, Ohio.
WASHINGTON, Sept. 1, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Today, Americans for Safe Access (ASA) disseminated a report comparing the body of research the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) used as a basis for their decision to keep cannabis (marijuana) as a Schedule I substance.
We will take a look at Michael James Enterprises Inc. (OTC: MJTV) and its plans to reformulate and enhance the delivery of dronabinol to target sleep disorders.
OLYMPIA, Wash., Aug. 11, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Gov. Jay Inslee issued a statement today on the Drug Enforcement Agency’s decision today not to reschedule marijuana in its listing of illegal substances under the federal Controlled Substances Act.
Medical marijuana supporters are calling for the resignation of DEA Chief Chuck Rosenberg. According to the The Washington Post, Rosenberg called medical marijuana “a joke” and doubted its efficacy as a medicine during a Q&A session with reporters on Nov. 4, 2015.
A study released in the Journal of Urology has found that marijuana use may lead to decreased risks of bladder cancer in men. Led by Dr. Anil A. Thomas, researchers examined medical data from the California Men’s Health Study cohort, evaluating 84,170 participants between the ages of 45 and 69.
On August 5, 2015, Chuck Rosenberg, the new head of the Drug Enforcement Agency, set the headlines buzzing with the surprising admission that “heroin is clearly more dangerous than marijuana.”