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Legal Marijuana Brings Hope for Uruguay

Daily Dose: Officials in Uruguay are considering how legal marijuana may help those who suffer from various ailments.

MMJ Research for post-traumatic stress disorder clears major hurdle


Although there is a "mountain of anecdotal evidence" that marijuana helps with PTSD, there has been no controlled trial to test how marijuana suppresses the symptoms, including flashbacks, insomnia and anxiety, said Suzanne Sisley, the study's lead researcher.

Lobby Days in Washington DC

The delegation from the National Cannabis Industry Association made a point of dressing well for its day on Capitol Hill, sporting mostly dark suits, lots of ties and plenty of the group’s signature lapel pins, which feature a sun rising over vibrant fields of marijuana.

Webinar: What you need to know about credit card processing

Credit card processing: What you need to know.

Learn more about the impact of the recent banking memos on credit card processing. Join us for a FREE, informative webinar where we will discuss the current merchant services environment for the cannabis industry.

Q&A with the scientist who mapped the first cannabis genome

With interest in marijuana research at an all time high, Leaf Science spoke to the scientist who mapped the first cannabis genome.

Canadian botanist Jon Page, Ph.D, was one

Dr. Sanjay Gupta: Why I changed my mind on weed


Over the last year, I have been working on a new documentary called "Weed." The title "Weed" may sound cavalier, but the content is not.
I traveled around the world to interview medical leaders, experts, growers and patients. I

Audit Could Lead to Increased Oversight of Medical Cannabis Industry in Colorado, Other Changes

 Lawmakers across the country often hold up Colorado’s medical marijuana program as a model for the rest of the country, lauding the state’s comprehensive set of rules and regulations on cannabis businesses.

But everyone who gets involved in the local medical

Colorado Assembly Releases Legalization FAQs

 The Colorado General Assembly has published answers to questions about Amendment 64

You can read them here 

First N.J. medical marijuana facility to open Thursday in Montclair

New Jersey’s first medical marijuana dispensary opens Thursday after years of battles and bureaucratic delays in enacting a controversial law signed on former Gov. Jon Corzine’s last day in office.

The founders of Greenleaf Compassion Center in Montclair said today they

Liquor Control Board is Hurting for Cannabis Experts

The Washington State Liquor Control Board sure knows its beer, wine, and liquor. However, it knows squat about cannabis. And why should it? Up until November 6, 2012, cannabis was illegal in the state of Washington. After the passage of I-502, as of December 6, 2012, individuals over 21 will be