Archive for August, 2016

August 26, 2016

Doctors face cannabis knowledge gap

Would your doctor know enough to recommend cannabis if medical access passed this November in your home state?

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August 12, 2016

DEA Won’t Reschedule Cannabis

 

Top story this week:
► DEA Rejects Attempt To Loosen Federal Restrictions On Marijuana – http://www.npr.org/2016/08/10/489509471/dea-rejects-attempt-to-loosen-federal-restrictions-on-marijuana?utm_campaign=storyshare&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_medium=social

All the News Nug stories from this week:
► Nashville to consider decriminalization of small amounts of marijuana – http://www.tennessean.com/story/news/local/davidson%20/2016/08/10/nashville-consider-decriminalization-small-amounts-marijuana/88536326/
►Employees Taken Hostage Sunday During Armed Robbery at Recreational Cannabis Store – http://www.thestranger.com/slog/2016/08/09/24445057/employees-taken-hostage-sunday-during-armed-robbery-at-recreational-cannabis-store
► One in Eight U.S. Adults Say They Smoke Marijuana – http://www.gallup.com/poll/194195/adults-say-smoke-marijuana.aspx?utm_source=twitterbutton&utm_medium=twitter&utm_campaign=sharing

 

August 5, 2016

Will pot make you pretty, or send you to prison?

Top stories:
► Native American teen faces a year in prison for possessing one gram of weed – https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2016/jul/27/native-american-teen-faces-marijuana-prison-sentence?CMP=share_btn_tw
► 8 Surprising Beauty Benefits of Cannabis – http://www.marieclaire.com/beauty/news/a21744/cannabis-oil-benefits/

All the News Nug stories from the last two weeks:
► Arbitrary Marijuana Limits Leave Drivers High and Dry – http://www.huffingtonpost.com/nerdwallet/arbitrary-marijuana-limit_b_11321558.html
►This PTSD marijuana study is now recruiting veteran volunteers – http://www.militarytimes.com/story/veterans/2016/08/02/ptsd-marijuana-study-now-recruiting-veteran-volunteers/87945004/
► Doctors in NSW, Australia can prescribe cannabis from today – http://www.businessinsider.com.au/doctors-in-nsw-can-prescribe-cannabis-from-today-2016-8
► Illinois reduces punishment for minor pot possession from jail to citation – http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/breaking/ct-illinois-marijuana-decriminalzation-0730-20160729-story.html
► Hemp seeds could be legalised for cooking purposes in Australia – http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3712963/Cooking-cannabis-seeds-set-legalised-Australia.html#ixzz4GRWnwKWe
► Italy parliament begins debate on legalizing cannabis – http://www.reuters.com/article/us-italy-cannabis-idUSKCN1051RM