With the marijuana industry constantly growing in today's world it is important to understand exactly what you are dealing with. There are many misconceptions when it comes to hemp and marijuana, one of them being that they are one in the same, however, they are not. People often see the word hemp and immediately think it is marijuana, although the two originally derived … [Read more...] about Hemp V.S. Weed- What’s The Difference?
Last week the Colorado Court of Appeals set a new precedent for drug cases in the state. The three judge panel ruled that officers need more cause to search a vehicle without permission than simply the smell of marijuana coming from a car. The problem is that most drug-sniffing dogs are trained to alert officers to marijuana and other drugs, however, the dog cannot … [Read more...] about Colorado Court Rules The Smell of Weed is Not Sufficient Reason for Car Search
On Monday Massachusetts’ Supreme, Judicial Court ruled that employers cannot enforce anti-marijuana policies against workers whose doctors have recommended medical marijuana to treat their illnesses. This allows Christina Barbuto, a woman who uses medical marijuana legally to treat her Crohn's Disease, to sue her former employer that fired her for testing positive for … [Read more...] about Massachusetts’ Supreme Court Says Workers Can’t Be Fired for Using Medical Marijuana
To understand how marijuana affects sleep, it is important to understand your sleep cycle. There are five stages of sleep, and the final two stages are the most important. Stage four is the main part of the sleep cycle in which your body repairs itself. Spending time in this phase is important because the body repairs muscles and tissues, stimulates growth and development, … [Read more...] about How Marijuana Affects Sleep
In the U.S. no two states have medical marijuana laws that are exactly alike. According to a new study conducted by Temple University researchers, marijuana's schedule I status has created a“regulatory vacuum.” Marijuana being classified as a schedule I drug means that it has no accepted medical use in the United States, a lack of safety for use under medical supervision, and a … [Read more...] about New Study Finds That Federal Ban on Marijuana Has Created ‘regulatory vacuum’