Here’s a list of the 26 dispensaries currently open in Massachusetts, the shops coming through the pipeline, and what you need to know before visiting.
New research utilizing a data-centric approach showed that marijuana significantly reduced the effects of these mental illnesses.
As the new marijuana industry gains traction statewide, entrepreneurs with off-Island ties are setting their sights on the Vineyard. Two groups envision opening multiple retail stores on the Island and have identified possible locations for the businesses.
Regardless of whether your destination allows recreational marijuana, traveling over state lines with marijuana, whether by plane, train, car, or foot, is illegal. And yes, that even includes flying between two states where adult-use marijuana is legal.
Dispensaries and hotels catering to in-state use have attracted the pot-curious as New York continues to debate full legalization.
Ten other states, Washington, D.C. and Guam would go on to legalize the drug in the next seven years as public support for legalization rose rapidly, despite the fact that marijuana was and remains illegal at the federal level.
Two different studies, both published in May, showed that CBD and LSD could reduce the amount of alcohol consumed by individuals with AUD and potentially slow down or repair some of the harm done to the brain and liver
The U.S. government is growing the largest crop of research marijuana in five years, responding to interest in varieties with high levels of THC and CBD.
Marijuana use among young people in the United States overall has climbed in recent years, but a new paper suggests that in states where recreational marijuana has been legalized, marijuana use among youth may actually be falling.
As the Massachusetts marijuana industry continues to grow, state regulators hope one particular program will give aspiring entrepreneurs who live in the state an advantage to launch their own small businesses.
As the state-by-state legalization of marijuana and hemp-derived products continues, some in the restaurant industry are eager to exploit what they see as an emerging business opportunity.
After surveying 1,011 women across the United States, researchers found that two-thirds of respondents said they use cannabis products, while more than one-third of those claimed to have used it to treat gynecological issues.
With cannabis legalization taking root across the United States, there are a number of impostor products masquerading as “synthetic weed,” more commonly referred to as K2 or Spice.
The Town of Sandwich could soon have medical marijuana available in the community.
In no way, shape, or form is consuming any kind of cannabis a disqualification for a blood donation! Blood banks will only refuse intoxicated (cannabis, alcohol, etc.) potential donors. The reason donors cannot be high at the time of drawing is that blood banks disqualify candidates whose state compromises their ability to give an accurate medical history or legal consent.
Barry Desruisseaux, of Bright Shine Auto Spa on Quaker Highway in Uxbridge, has already received a community host agreement from the Board of Selectmen to pursue plans to transform his car wash into a “drive-in” marijuana dispensary.
There are several reasons why vape pens have recently emerged as the apple of the recreational cannabis consumer's eye. A convenient and discreet method of THC consumption, vaporizing is typically perceived as a healthier and less harmful alternative to smoking.
Now that marijuana is legal in 10 states, as well as the District of Columbia, states are faced with a question: how are we to deal with the thousands of people who have acquired marijuana related crimes on their record since the 1930s?
I was honored to serve last week as the emcee of the equity-themed 2019 North American Cannabis Summit in Los Angeles, an important gathering of non-industry marijuana stakeholders organized by Massachusetts-based Advocates for Human Potential.
Not only did folks over 75 who took medical marijuana report less pain, their use of pot-based capsules, tinctures and e-cigarettes allowed a third of these patients to reduce their use of opioid painkillers, researchers found.
THC exhibited the “strongest correlation with therapeutic relief, compared to the more socially acceptable chemical found in cannabis, CBD (cannabinol).”
Recent research has demonstrated that there are legitimate medical uses for marijuana and strong reasons to continue studying the drug's medicinal uses.
No matter your experience, a weed vaporizer is an incredible choice in terms of marijuana smoking accessories.