Today the Adolescent Brain Cognitive Development (ABCD) Study officially gets underway, as the National Institutes of Health award 13 five-year grants to U.S. research institutions that will spearhead the landmark project over the first half of its roughly 10-year duration.
I can see no logical reason why any government in America should punish me to coerce me to stop using cannabis. I see no logical reason why any government in America should force me to purchase my cannabis from criminal underground markets. Unfortunately for Kevin Sabet, more and more Americans are agreeing with me.
In The Cannabis Manifesto, Steve DeAngelo has written what amounts to the Declaration of Independence for Cannabis. He's been a leader of the movement to reform marijuana laws for more than 40 years, and is said to know "more about cannabis than almost anyone else."
During last week's Republican presidential debate, several candidates commented on marijuana use and drug policy. And recently, Obama-appointed Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor also commented on legalization.
The science is in, Commissioner Goodell. The NFL needs to put science ahead of politics and reform its marijuana policy accordingly. It's painfully obvious.
It was one of the highlights of last week's Republican debate, the moment when Carly Fiorina shared that she and her husband had buried a child due to drug addiction. All the bombast of the candidates fell away as this strong woman shared her private heartache.
If you are a CEO just imagine doing something different this year. Imagine issuing an edict that training your spa team to engage and sell is part of a new company-wide proactive approach to a retail revenue management strategy.
"Good luck with that!" This is the most common response we get when we talk about ScienceDebate.org, the non-profit founded to try and persuade the presidential candidates to attend a debate solely on science issues, including technology, the environment, and medicine.
The drug war has failed, and it's astounding that many on the GOP debate stage still cling to drug war scare tactics reminiscent of Ronald Reagan.
As I write this, California may be ending almost two decades of their "Wild West" approach to marijuana businesses. Californians voted in 1996 to legalize pot for medical purposes, but as of September 2015 there is still no state regulatory framework for its share of what could be a $3 billion national industry.
This is a time of real change in the legal cannabis industry. Just in the last year we've made many business inroads and technological innovations that have stoked already red-hot growth.
A group of former 'Just Say No' law enforcement officers is now getting into the public pot business. The State of New Mexico, where medical marijuana can only be sold by state-approved non-profits, received some surprise applications to a recent request for new medical marijuana providers.
As more Illinoisans apply for and receive permission from the state to use marijuana as a medical necessity, Gov. Bruce Rauner put a stop to further e...
Over one trillion dollars spent to eradicate this plant and destroy the lives of the people who utilize it, and we ended up with a society that celebrates it in movies, TV and pop concerts.
The rapid fall of the (now ex-) Guatemalan president Otto Fernandez Pérez Molina has already reverberated through the Americas.
While there will always be people who overcome the odds to achieve outstanding levels of success, it is not realistic to advocate that persistent marijuana smoking is a healthy lifestyle.