What Is CBD? The Everyday Guide To Cannabidiol

What is CBD?

COLORADO: CannaInsider.com has published a comprehensive guide to CBD, the miracle cannabinoid endorsed and made popular in 2013 by a documentary produced by mainstream media health expert, Dr. Sanjay Gupta of CNN. Cannabidiol (CBD) is one of over 80 chemical compounds found in the cannabis plant called cannabinoids. Cannabinoids bind to receptors in the brain and body Read the full article…

Is America Ready For Marijuana Moguls?

"There's never been a case of overdose."

This Sunday, CNN presents “Weed 3: The Marijuana Revolution,” a new special from Dr. Sanjay Gupta, at 9 p.m. ET/PT, followed at 10 p.m. ET/PT by the premiere of the CNN Original Series “High Profits.” (CNN)At first blush, Brian Rogers and Caitlin McGuire seem like any other small business owners — polite, hardworking and passionate Read the full article…

A Look At Legalizing Marijuana In The US

Nearly half of all states have legalized medical marijuana, with Colorado and Washington serving as bellwethers for recreational use, and the US is amid an end to a prohibition on par with that of alcohol. But just how will the Green Rush grow? And why is it attracting some surprising advocates among doctors, entrepreneurs, politicians, attorneys, and businesspeople?

Nearly half of all states have legalized medical marijuana, with Colorado and Washington serving as bellwethers for recreational use, and the US is amid an end to a prohibition on par with that of alcohol. But just how will the Green Rush grow? And why is it attracting some surprising advocates among doctors, entrepreneurs, politicians, Read the full article…

Colorado: From Demon Weed to God’s Plant

God's Plant

How five pot-farming brothers are leading Colorado’s evangelicals toward embracing marijuana legalization. Jesse Stanley sees marijuana as “God’s plant.” He is one of five brothers—all alums of an evangelical high school—who grow medical marijuana from their two dispensaries in Colorado Springs, Colo. As he put it to the website FaithStreet: “God is moving in the hearts of Read the full article…

Gupta: 'I Am Doubling Down' On Medical Marijuana

It is about emerging science that not only shows and proves what marijuana can do for the body but provides better insights into the mechanisms of marijuana in the brain, helping us better understand a plant whose benefits have been documented for thousands of years. This journey is also about a Draconian system where politics override science and patients are caught in the middle.

It’s been eight months since I last wrote about medical marijuana, apologizing for having not dug deeply into the beneficial effects of this plant and for writing articles dismissing its potential. I apologized for my own role in previously misleading people, and I feel very badly that people have suffered for too long, unable to obtain Read the full article…

Guam Senators: Legalize Pot As Medicine: Bill 215 Would Sanction, Regulate Medical Marijuana

Medical marijuana could be legalized on Guam if a new bill is passed into law.

GUAM: Dylan Terlaje has lived with epileptic seizures since he was 3 months old. Dylan, now 8, and his parents, Judy and John Terlaje of Dededo, have tried 11 different medications and two trips to California to help with the seizures. They’re hoping to try one more option: medical marijuana.

How to regulate pot when it's legal

Public perceptions about pot have come a long way, from the dire warnings of "Reefer Madness" to growing acceptance of medical marijuana.

CALIFORNIA: It’s becoming a cliché: The tide is turning in the debate over cannabis. Sanjay Gupta, CNN’s chief medical correspondent, publicly reversed his position and now supports medical cannabis.

CNN Attempting to Shut Down Gupta Kush

"It would be immoral not to allow our children to get medicine that could in many cases be life-saving," said Glenn, a Baltimore Democrat.

NEW YORK: Last week we reported that Boulder-based Helping Hands Dispensary had named a new organic strain medical marijuana after Dr. Sanjay Gupta, who recently made a very public reversal regarding his stance on the pros of cannabis. Evidently, 24 hours after the Helping Hands press release was published, CNN contacted the dispensary demanding they stop sales of Gupta Kush. Read the full article…

CNN Attempting to Shut Down Gupta Kush

NEW YORK: Last week we reported that Boulder-based Helping Hands Dispensary had named a new organic strain medical marijuana after Dr. Sanjay Gupta, who recently made a very public reversal regarding his stance on the pros of cannabis. Evidently, 24 hours after the Helping Hands press release was published, CNN contacted the dispensary demanding they stop sales of Gupta Kush. Read the full article…

Sirota: Applauding a former drug warrior’s contrition

Public figures like Gupta who admit their errors can end up being far more trustworthy than those who never admit to being wrong.

COLORADO: Whether it is the impeached Bill Clinton leaving office with solid approval ratings or the once-disgraced Eliot Spitzer now surging in New York City electoral polls, there is ample evidence that America forgives public figures for their transgressions. And yet, contrition is not exactly common on the public stage.