Is Israel’s Medical Marijuana Leader Coming To America?

Forty-two other companies applied for the licenses, including a handful of health groups with Jewish ties.

ISRAEL:  Israel’s leading producer of medical marijuana is joining a local group vying for a coveted license to distribute the drug in New York State. Tikun Olam, which serves about a third of Israeli medical marijuana patients, has joined forces with the Compassionate Care Center of New York (CCCNY) in hopes of winning one of Read the full article…

Florida Senate Advances Bill To Provide For Dispensaries For Limited Strains Of Marijuana

Florida legislative leaders say they are not prepared to legalize marijuana for a broader range of maladies than the non-euphoric strain intended to benefit children with intractable epilepsy.

FLORIDA:While the Florida House of Representatives moves to decriminalize a non-euphoric strain of marijuana, the Senate advanced an alternative approach on Monday — create up to four highly regulated dispensaries to distribute the strain for medical purposes. It is an approach that states that have legalized medical marijuana are increasingly turning to, after gaps in Read the full article…

Science for Stoners: Here’s How Pot Works

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Last week, CNN’s Dr. Sanjay Gupta grabbed headlines for coming out in support of the validity of the medical use of marijuana, something he had opposed in the past. What changed his mind? Science.

Science for Stoners: Here’s How Pot Works

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced that products which contain cannabidiol (CBD) cannot be sold as dietary supplements.

Last week, CNN’s Dr. Sanjay Gupta grabbed headlines for coming out in support of the validity of the medical use of marijuana, something he had opposed in the past. What changed his mind? Science.