Oregon’s Hot Hash Oil Market Drives Demand For Marijuana ‘Trim’

Once considered garbage, trim has transformed into gold, fetching up to $400 a pound.

OREGON:  Cameron Yee opened a gallon-sized plastic bag of dried leaves from a popular strain of cannabis called Lemon Haze. He thrust his hand into the bag and gave the leaves a vigorous stir. As recently as a few years ago, the small leaves snipped from harvested cannabis flowers ended up in the trash. After Read the full article…

First Legal ‘Charlotte’s Web’ Cannabis Oil To Go On Sale In The UK

UK CBD are the first British company to sell ‘Charlotte’s Web’ cannabis oil since it was made legal on 31 July.

GREAT BRITAIN:  Cannabis oil has become increasingly sought after as an alternative treatment for a range of conditions including severe epilepsy, but legislators have been unwilling to legalise it due to its association with marijuana. Thanks to the work of advocates including CNN’s Dr Sanjay Gupta – who famously reversed his stance on medical marijuana to become a staunch Read the full article…

Medical Marijuana, Now Legal, Still Not Easy To Get For Some

In addition to medical marijuana's high cost, the short list of qualifying conditions, difficulty in getting a doctor’s approval to sign up, some have to travel a long way to get it from only two dispensaries.

MINNESOTA:  It’s a 400-mile, seven-hour, $100 or more journey from Maria Botker’s home in tiny Clinton to the nearest clinic where she can buy medical marijuana – the only drug that does the trick for her daughter’s rare and aggressive seizure disorder. In addition to the medicine’s high cost, the short list of qualifying conditions Read the full article…

Legal Pot Competes With Dangerous Hash-Oil Black Market

While hash oil can be purchased at many medical-marijuana dispensaries, some people seek to produce it through illicit, dangerous means.

OREGON:  Amy Zimmerman’s left calf was covered in second-degree burns after a Memorial Day campfire accident. To help heal the burns, she applied a medicinal salve made with hash oil. The results were better than she had expected. “My doctor was impressed, saying, ‘What did you use?’” She flashed her calf, its new skin pink Read the full article…

7 Answers About Health Canada’s New Med-Pot Rules

I heard Health Canada just legalized cannabis cooking oil. What’s going on?

CANADA:  1) I heard Health Canada just legalized cannabis cooking oil. What’s going on? As a result of a recent Supreme Court decision, Health Canada has just announced that they will be allowing licensed medical marijuana producers (LPs) to also apply for a license to sell fresh, uncured cannabis buds, and cannabis-infused oils. However, LPs cannot Read the full article…

Cannabis Oil, Fresh Marijuana Now Available In Wake Of Top Court Decision

Health Canada says licensed medicinal marijuana producers can now produce and sell cannabis oil and fresh marijuana buds and leaves as well as the dried form.

CANADA:  Medical marijuana users can legally consume other forms of the drug beyond the traditional dried version under new Health Canada rules that follow a recent ruling by the Supreme Court of Canada. The department says licensed medicinal marijuana producers can now produce and sell cannabis oil and fresh marijuana buds and leaves as well Read the full article…

Texas Just Approved A Limited Medical Marijuana Bill

The Texas House of Representatives voted 96 to 34 to approve the second reading of a Senate bill that would allow limited use of Cannabidiol oils, a marijuana derivative, Progress Texas said in a press release.

TEXAS: Medical marijuana could be legal in Texas, sort of.  The Texas House of Representatives voted 96 to 34 to approve the second reading of a Senate bill that would allow limited use of Cannabidiol oils, a marijuana derivative, Progress Texas said in a press release.And the proposals authors are Republican! Crazy.Maybe the times are a Read the full article…

Texas Marijuana Legalization 2015: Cannabidoil Oil To Be Allowed For Epilepsy Treatment, Gov. Abbott Says

Texas governor is expected Monday to sign a bill that would legalize cannabis oil as a treatment for epilepsy.

TEXAS:  Texas is expected Monday to loosen restrictions on a marijuana-related product for the first time in state hostory. Gov. Greg Abbott said Sunday that he will sign a bill that would legalize cannabis oil as a treatment for epilepsy, reported the San Antonio Express-News. The announcement came in the evening with a signing ceremony planned for Monday Read the full article…

Senate Gives High Sign To Limited Medical Marijuana

TEXAS Senate passes legislation Thursday that would legalize cannabis oil for limited medical use.

TEXAS:  Epilepsy patients in Texas would have access to medicinal oils containing a therapeutic component found in marijuana under legislation the state Senate passed Thursday. Senators voted 26-5 to pass Senate Bill 339, by Sen. Kevin Eltife, R-Tyler, which would legalize oils containing cannabidiol (CBD), a component found in marijuana known to treat epilepsy and other chronic medical conditions. If the measure Read the full article…

Thousands Of Families Demand Legal Medical Marijuana For Their Critically Ill Kids

Thousands of families of critically ill children and advocates for marijuana reform launched a campaign for the Charlotte’s Web Medical Access Act Wednesday supporting the legalization of certain strains of cannabis oil.

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA: Thousands of families of critically ill children and advocates for marijuana reform launched a national campaign Wednesday supporting the legalization of certain strains of cannabis oil that have shown therapeutic benefits. Rep. Scott Perry (R-Pa.) first introduced the Charlotte’s Web Medical Access Act, named for 8-year-old Charlotte Figi, who successfully treats her debilitating Read the full article…