Weed World

  • No Soldier Left Be-HIGH-nd

    There is a lot going on in the medical marijuana industry these days. More and more states are legalizing the use of medical marijuana, some states are even legalizing the use of recreational marijuana. However, while all this is going on there is one huge community that is being left out, our veterans. We are […]

  • Maine Set to Approve Cannabis for Treatment of Opiate Addiction

    Maine is currently on the fast track in becoming the first state to make addiction to opioid prescriptions and illegal narcotics like heroin to its list of conditions that qualify for medical marijuana. Nearly 30 medical marijuana caregivers and patients told state regulators at a public hearing last month that marijuana eases the symptoms of opioid […]

  • Vermont Delays Vote on Legalization

    Vermont house leaders said on Monday they didn’t think they had support in the House for a Senate-passed bill legalizing marijuana in Vermont, and delayed until Tuesday a compromise vote for decriminalization. The Senate-passed bill would legalize possession of up to an ounce of marijuana in the state. The house bill would not legalize retail sales of marijuana, as […]

  • Woody Harrelson Denied Hawaii Cannabis License

    Woody Harrelson has been denied a medical-marijuana dispensary license. Harrelson’s bid to open a medical marijuana dispensary in Hawaii was rejected on Friday, as the state approved eight of more than 60 applicants, officials said. The 54-year-old actor applied for the license back in February in Honolulu County on behalf of his company, Simply Organic Living. The actor, […]

  • PA Becomes 24th State to Legalize Medical Cannabis

    Gov. Tom Wolf has signed a bill legalizing medical marijuana in Pennsylvania into law. The bill will go into effect in the next month, making Pennsylvania the 24th state to legalize a comprehensive medical marijuana program. Gov. Wolf signed the bill into law Sunday afternoon surrounded by a crowd of supporters, many of them parents with children. Law […]

  • Members of DC Marijuana Justice meet with White House

    Adam Eidinger and Nikolas Schiller, leaders of the group DC Marijuana Justice will be meeting with White House officials to argue that marijuana shouldn’t be classified as a dangerous drug. Eidinger characterizes the meeting with the Office of National Drug Control Policy as “friendly.” He declined to name the people with whom DCMJ spoke. “They didn’t say much, […]

  • DEA Approves PTSD Cannabis Study

    The Drug Enforcement Agency has given its blessing to let researchers conduct clinical trials with cannabis to examine the potential benefits of using the plant to treat post-traumatic stress disorder. In what is the first controlled research in the U.S. for PTSD the actual plant will be used instead of oils or synthesized cannabis. The study will […]