On Nov. 8, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirmed Aug. 30 Leafly findings of a new, toxic cutting agent in the illicit THC vape cart supply chain—vitamin E acetate. Above, a woman using a vaping device in Mayfield Heights, Ohio
However, new studies show that it is possible to separate at least one non-psychotropic pain relief component in cannabis from the THC. With this component in hand, there would be a large drop in the opposition against the drug as it acts as a strong painkiller without the high.
Hundreds of studies have looked into the benefits of THC and CBD on pain and overall health, and in the last decade alone, dozens have focused on the effect of cannabinoids on ALS.
A company is now offering coffee and tea infused with cannabis.
So, I’ve compiled a list of tips and recommendations to make your Halloween a truly frightful and fun experience.
More than 60 percent of CBD users were taking it for anxiety, according to a survey of 5,000 people. Does it help?
That drug, a treatment for two rare types of epilepsy, inspired researchers to consider what other conditions cannabis might help. A new clinical trial at Montefiore Medical Center in New York will examine the effect of a cannabis compound called cannabidivarin, known as CBDV, on irritability and repetitive behaviors in children with autism spectrum disorder. CBDV is a non-psychoactive chemical compound and does not cause a "high."
Store owners, town officials weigh next steps as governor declares public health emergency.
For the moment, the Triple M medical cannabis facility in Mashpee, Massachusetts is the only cannabis dispensary on Cape Cod.But that distinction is expected to change, as more companies look to establish both medicinal and recreational dispensaries on or near the Cape’s famous and lucrative shoreline.
Once a politically dangerous subject, legal marijuana has become something of a de facto platform plank for the 2020 Democratic candidates: All support either legalizing or decriminalizing its use, and the differences lie in just how far the candidates are willing to take it.
They’re so ubiquitous you might not notice them anymore: blue “sponsor-a-highway” signs displaying the name of a local company that pays for private cleanup crews to pick up litter in the area.
Pot tourism is a new and growing industry in Massachusetts. If you find yourself traveling to a town you know next to nothing about, fear not: We scoped out what to do, where to stay, and where to eat.
A pot consumer’s nightmare? No — it’s a proposal by the Massachusetts Cannabis Control Commission for regulating forthcoming recreational pot deliveries. The body camera requirement is just one part of a restrictive plan that is drawing pushback from critics who say it would violate consumers’ privacy and make operating a delivery company financially infeasible.
The Green Lady Dispensary opened Sunday on an appointment-only basis on the Massachusetts island after receiving approval to operate from the state’s Cannabis Control Commission.
Dorchester native Kobie Evans and his business partner, Kevin Hart, both African American, were recently granted a provisional license to open Boston’s first recreational cannabis shop, in the neighborhood's Grove Hall area.
Nantucket’s first marijuana shop hopes to open the first week of August after receiving two crucial approvals from the Cannabis Control Commission on Thursday.
Massachusetts cities and towns with marijuana businesses are getting revenue from a 3% tax on retail pot sales.
A Massachusetts university has announced the launch of a certificate program to teach the ins and outs of marijuana policy in different states.
The marijuana industry is hiring and Worcester is a prime target for building the workforce.
However, a new study has found that the fears associated with dispensaries are built on a weak foundation. Conducted by the Humboldt Institute for Interdisciplinary Marijuana Research and the website Leafly, the study finds that myths are fueling these fears.
Customers making the trek from nearby New York are responsible for as much as 50% of recreational marijuana sales so far in Massachusetts, according to reporting by Crain’s New York Business.
The Massachusetts Cannabis Control Commission greenlighted the first large-scale acquisition under its purview, allowing Sira Naturals to be acquired by Cannabis Strategies Acquisition Corp., a Canadian company.
State marijuana regulators have signed off on plans for home delivery of legal adult-use cannabis.
Under the medicinal marijuana statute, which went into effect in 2013, qualifying patients 18 years of age or older with certain debilitating medical conditions can possess and use marijuana if they have a physician certification. Without the necessary paperwork for medicinal marijuana, the possession of medical marijuana in Massachusetts is against the law.
One week after CVS said it would start selling products with the cannabis compound CBD in some of its stores, drug-chain Walgreens Boots Alliance said it would sell CBD-based sprays, creams, and patches in 1,500 stores throughout nine states.
The Green Lady, a recreational and medical marijuana dispensary poised to open in July, has planted its first crop — 750 seeds of 27 varieties of cannabis— at its facility on Amelia Drive. It would be Nantucket’s first such dispensary.
A company operating a medical marijuana facility in Mashpee can now negotiate with town officials on an agreement to develop a recreational pot business.
The proposal for Falmouth's first medical marijuana dispensary will take a step forward Tuesday as the Planning Board opens a hearing on the required special permit.
This time, however, the agency is moving forward much more cautiously, contemplating a slow rollout of marijuana cafes and one-off events in a limited number of cities and towns that opt in.
Two Florida lawmakers have filed a bill that would legalize recreational marijuana in the state for adults 21 and over.
FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb took a break from combing his hair back, and revealed new details about plans to pursue alternative pathways for CBD regulation.