Steve Monas

June 5, 2019

Mental Health and Cannabis: Anxiety and Depression

Anxiety and depression are all too common in the world. According to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, 40 million American adults, or 18.1 percent of the population, are affected each year. As such, people suffering from an anxiety disorder are more likely to […]
June 4, 2019

108 More Licensed Medical Cannabis Facilities Could Come to New Jersey

More medical marijuana businesses are set to come to the Garden State. The New Jersey Department of Health (NJDOH) announced June 3, 2019, that it is seeking new applicants to operate up to 108 additional medical cannabis facilities, known as Alternative Treatment Centers (ATCs).  Applications […]
June 4, 2019

What Are You Smoking Episode 84: A Visit From Master Bong

Master Bong, the MacGyver of the smoke sesh, joins the show to chat with Will and Dante about what he’s learned in more than a decade of improvising pipes, bongs, steamrollers and more out of everything you can imagine. The post What Are You Smoking […]
June 4, 2019

What’s in Your Stash? Beverly Soucy, Owner of Western Mountain Moss & Apothecary

In 2012, at the age of 52, Beverly Soucy had scheduled her first mammogram ever, then presented with a persistent pneumonia, having to cancel and reschedule the procedure twice. “My instincts told me something was wrong, but I was thinking I was in for a […]
June 3, 2019

Humboldt County Embraces its Rich Cannabis Culture as Tourist Attraction

For cannabis lovers, Northern California’s Humboldt County is a holy land. For decades, copious amounts of top-shelf quality bud have been grown here despite prohibition. Humboldt County’s legendary, multigenerational family farms that specialize in outdoor, sun-grown cannabis have often swept competitions, such as the Emerald […]
June 3, 2019

JAMA: Most Doctors Know Nothing About Cannabis

His med school refused to acknowledge the legality of medical marijuana. So a young doctor must learn from his patients. The post JAMA: Most Doctors Know Nothing About Cannabis appeared first on Leafly.
June 1, 2019

What is Synthetic Weed and Why is it Hazardous?

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. Usually made of a mixture of herbs, spices, or shredded plant material, K2 contains lab-made synthetic compounds […]
June 1, 2019

How Women Use Marijuana for Gynecological Health

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. The survey, conducted by the Oregon Health and Science University (OSHU) […]
May 31, 2019

FDA Opens Hearings on CBD Regulations. Here’s What Stakeholders Said.

Advocates, industry representatives, regulators, health professionals, and marijuana legalization opponents stood up before the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Friday to share their perspectives on how to best approach regulating cannabidiol (CBD). There are lots of questions, including many related to safety we will […]
May 31, 2019

5 Takeaways From the FDA’s Hearing on CBD

We listened to 100 stakeholders for ten hours on Friday. Here’s what you need to know. The post 5 Takeaways From the FDA’s Hearing on CBD appeared first on Leafly.