Cannabis can help chronic pain, and other conclusions from a federal advisory review of more than 10,000 marijuana studies to determine the health pros and cons.
By PBS NewsHour
As more states move to legalize pot, Humboldt County, California, an epicenter of the underground marijuana industry, has begun a new, bold experiment to bring growers out of the shadows and regulate the growth, sale and environmental impact of cannabis.
By Rebecca Beitsch, Stateline
States have struggled with how to give out potentially lucrative medical marijuana licenses.
By Michelle Rindels
A proposal on the Nov. 8 state ballot would legalize marijuana in Nevada.
By Andrew Selsky, Associated Press
About 50 Oregon towns and counties will decide in the Nov. 8 election whether to opt back into the marijuana business.
By Shefali Luthra, Kaiser Health News
States are beginning to require doctors to take continuing medical education courses that detail how marijuana interacts with the nervous system and other medications, as well as its side effects.
By PBS NewsHour
It was an unprecedented meeting of the minds and it happened at Harvard Medical School. The subject of April’s confab? Medical cannabis. Researchers suspect cannabis can do so many things, from fighting cancer to easing concussions and Crohn’s disease. There…
Lenny and Amy’s 5-year-old son has epilepsy. When conventional medications caused terrible side effects, they started giving him a daily drop of cannabis oil, with dramatic results. But it’s a calculated risk: While there is anecdotal evidence of cannabis’ effectiveness,…
By David Noonan, Scientific American
As the government considers reclassifying cannabis, researchers say easing the rules could lead to big advances.
By Leah Samuel, STAT
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