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Recreational Legalization Won’t Make Medical Marijuana Cards Obsolete

As states like California move to legalize recreational cannabis for adults, seasoned consumers may want to think twice before retiring their medical marijuana card.

Across State Lines: One Medical Cannabis Refugee’s Journey to Colorado and Back

Barry Lauder was diagnosed with MS in his mid-twenties. He sought Colorado's medical cannabis to ease his symptoms and ultimately change his perspective.

Using CBD to Achieve Balance and Wellness

CBD is among the non-psychoactive cannabinoids found in cannabis. It doesn't produce head-swimming highs, and research has shown that it may help to treat conditions like anxiety and help alleviate stress.

New Study Finds CBD Products Still Dogged by Labeling Errors

Researchers tested 84 CBD products ordered online in 2016. Only 31% were accurately labeled.

Medical Cannabis Advocate to Talk CBD at World Health Organization

Medical marijuana advocate Raúl Elizalde will share how CBD has helped his family and others before the World Health Organization’s International Drug Scheduling Convention in Geneva, Switzerland.

Stanford Study Confirms Cannabis Users Have More Sex

“Frequent marijuana use doesn’t seem to impair sexual motivation or performance. It’s associated with increased coital frequency.”

Comedy, Cancer, and Cannabis: Alan Park’s Wild Ride

After finding fame with Royal Canadian Air Farce and confronting mortality with a killer cancer diagnosis, Alan Park reemerges as a fearless cannabis advocate (and conspiracy theorist?)

California Wildfire Explainer: Toxic Smoke, Cannabis, and Your Health

The Northern California wildfires released dangerous airborne toxins. Here's what to know about how that might affect outdoor-grown cannabis.

West Virginia Wants Your Thoughts on Medical Marijuana

Officials hope the anonymous survey will provide insight about potential patient demographics, where they seek care and what conditions they are looking to treat.

With Plans to Sell CBD Nationwide, Lucky’s Market Charts Legal Gray Area

“This is just about the grayest of gray areas as far as federal law and policy,” said Vincent Sliwoski, a cannabis attorney and law professor. “I think the DEA’s even confused about it.”

Could Cannabis Eventually Replace Anti-Anxiety Medications?

A recent study has found that regular cannabis use may make a person less prone to anxiety over time, even when sober.

World Anti-Doping Agency Removes CBD From Banned Substances List

Call it a first step in the right direction: The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) is removing CBD from its list of banned substances in 2018.

Australian Biotech Company Wants to Treat Autism Symptoms With Cannabis

Zelda Therapeutics announced it has completed an observation trial that found positive results when treating core symptoms of autism with cannabis extracts.

Study Finds Top 5 Causes of Cannabis-Related Emergency Visits

A new review determined the most common causes of cannabis-related emergency department visits. Here are the top five.

Study Finds Most Cancer Patients Want MMJ Info, But Few Get It

How popular is medical cannabis among cancer patients in states that have legalized both medical and adult-use cannabis?

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