Steve Monas

November 13, 2019

More Than 500 People Have Commented On USDA Hemp Rules So Far

Less than two weeks after the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) opened a public comment period on proposed hemp regulations, more than 500 people have already weighed in. USDA issued an interim final rule last month, laying out basic regulatory guidelines for hemp manufacturers. It […]
November 12, 2019

Study: The Number of People Who Abuse Weed is Decreasing. Legalization May Be Responsible.

Contrary to the expectations of public health experts, the rate of frequent marijuana consumers who are diagnosed with cannabis use disorder (CUD) is not increasing, a new study reports. In fact, it’s actually decreasing, and that may be due to the growing number of states […]
November 12, 2019

Cannabis Control Commission Plans To Quarantine Vaping Devices

At 12:01 p.m. on November 12, Massachusetts’ emergency ban on medical cannabis vaping products expired. But in its place, the state’s Cannabis Control Commission immediately instituted a quarantine of all medical marijuana vaping devices and products, with the exception of devices that vape flower. Officials […]
November 12, 2019

How to use CBD as an everyday supplement

Strains & products   Share   Print (Courtesy of Try The CBD) This article is brought to you by Try The CBD, providing third-party tested, pure CBD oil from the fields of Colorado.  Taking CBD as an everyday supplement is a common consideration for the canna-curious. […]
November 11, 2019

New Jersey Man Sues Amazon For Firing Him Over Medical Marijuana Use

A New Jersey man filed a lawsuit in October against his employer Amazon for allegedly firing him after not advising his superiors of his medical marijuana treatment. The man, who has been publicly identified only as D.J.C., failed a random drug test in July, and […]
November 11, 2019

What is the Veterans Cannabis Project?

Strains & products   Share   Print (Courtesy of Curaleaf) This article is presented by Curaleaf, partnering with the Veterans Cannabis Project to advocate for improved access to medical cannabis for veterans. The service and commitment demonstrated by United States military veterans stir many Americans to their […]
November 9, 2019

Call It Cannabis or Marijuana. A Study Shows It Doesn’t Really Matter.

Some legalization proponents believe it’s important to stop using the term “marijuana” and instead refer to the substance only by its scientific name, “cannabis.” In order to appeal to more people, they argue, it’s better to stick with a term that isn’t controversial and doesn’t […]
November 9, 2019

Cannabis y la salud mental: Anorexia Nervosa

¿Puede el cannabis ayudar a las personas a recuperarse de anorexia nerviosa? La anorexia nerviosa es un trastorno alimentario que hace que una persona se obsesione con su peso, dieta y cuerpo. Una persona con anorexia nerviosa no se detiene en un peso ideal o […]
November 9, 2019

La adicción a los opioides protagoniza el monstruo de la casa encantada de Maryland

The Haunted Trap House muestra las horribles realidades de la crisis de los opioides. Los horrores de la adicción a los opioides son el tema de una casa embrujada en una ciudad de Maryland esta semana, completa con escenas que representan una sobredosis aterradora y […]
November 8, 2019

Actress Bella Thorne Launches Cannabis Brand

Actress and artist Bella Thorne has launched a new cannabis brand in California, teaming up with vertically integrated producer Glass House Group. The new brand, Forbidden Flowers, will offer sun-grown cannabis products from the company’s cultivation division, Glass House Farms. Thorne said in a press […]