Hospital Visits for Cannabis Poisoning Triple After Canada’s Legalization

The number of older adults hospitalized for cannabis poisoning has tripled since Canada legalized the retail sale of marijuana, according to a study published Monday in JAMA Internal Medicine. The research highlights the increasing calls about cannabis-related side effects, particularly among seniors, following the rapid legalization of the drug in North America. Researchers analyzed over […]

Will Rescheduling Weed Help Biden with the youth?

Last October, a Lake Research Partners poll found that 58% of voters between the ages of 18 and 25 supported rescheduling of marijuana. That’s actually not as high as I would expect, but it’s still a solid majority. So now that rescheduling is in the process of happening, is it helping Biden? While polls aren’t […]

Inside Thailand’s Sudden Marijuana Reversal

Two years ago, Thailand’s Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha decided to decriminalize marijuana in order to bolster tourism in the country. The results were swift, with weed cafes sprouting up all over Bangkok and the notorious smell of the plant becoming inescapable. But the backlash was just as swift, and now polls are showing that 75% […]

Hawaii Legislators Shoot Down Legalization Attempt

Efforts to legalize marijuana in Hawaii came to a halt on Tuesday as Rep. Kyle Yamashita, chair of the House Finance Committee, announced that the panel would not hear SB 3335, effectively quashing the bill before a legislative deadline. The decision deals a blow to advocates of cannabis legalization in the state, especially after the […]

OBN Director in Oklahoma Warns About ‘Too Many Growers’

In a stern address before the Rogers County Commission on Monday, Donnie Anderson, the Director of the Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics (OBN), underscored the pressing threat posed by illegal marijuana cultivation in the state, labeling it a significant national security concern. Anderson’s visit came as a gesture of gratitude for the collaborative efforts of the […]

Senate Introduces Weed Decriminalization Bill

Last week the group of Senate Democrats that have been making the most noise about marijuana reintroduced a bill that would decriminalize marijuana all across the country. Chuck Schumer, Ron Wyden, and Cory Booker, all co-authored the bill, titled the Cannabis Administration and Opportunity Act (CAOA). Mainly, the legislation would remove weed from the Controlled […]

Cannabis Company MedMen Files for Bankruptcy

Creditors of cannabis giant MedMen Enterprises are gearing up for a critical meeting in the coming weeks, as the company enters bankruptcy proceedings in Canada and places its California retail assets under receivership. This marks a significant downturn for the once-thriving multistate operator, signaling what could be the most notable collapse in the marijuana industry’s […]

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