Marijuana is recreationally legal in California but still carries an “only for stoners” stigma in some circles. Maybe not for long.On a recent Friday night, Twin Peaks real estate agent Shelly Sutherland invited two dozen friends for a happy hour featuring alcohol-free cocktails laced with pomegranate seeds and cannabis-infused tea — not to get high, but to get highly educated about cannabis and its potential for health, wellness and, yes, even the giggles.Read More
Researchers reported that the enactment of both medicalization and adult-use laws were both associated with reductions in opioid prescribing rates, with broader legalization policies associated with the greatest rates of decline.Read More
In a recent survey of medical marijuana users, 76 percent of respondents reported using cannabis for relaxation and 65 percent as a sleep aid. The survey, conducted by HelloMD—the “largest community of patients using marijuana for health and wellness in the country”—also found that comorbid, insomnia-inducing factors were also popular reasons for weed intake: stress and depression. As many as 84 percent respondents reported that the mind-altering, psychoactive drug provides them with a significant relief of symptoms, and 96 percent of users said they’d recommend marijuana to their friends.Read More
Investigators at the University of Oregon compared traffic accident outcomes in Colorado and Washington following legalization to those in other states with similar pre-legalization economic and traffic trends. They reported, "We find that states that legalized marijuana have not experienced significantly different rates of marijuana- or alcohol-related traffic fatalities relative to their synthetic controls."Read More
Listen to the Wolf Of Weed Street Jason Spatafora and KC Stark, the host of KCMJ Cannabis Community Radio, as they go step by step into the cannabis stock markets in Canada, Mexica, America; and OTC, NYSE, TGOD, GW Pharma, how to start investing, investing apps, and more.
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Jason Spatafora: All around nice guy owner of Marijuanastocks.com, Cannabis Investor, mentor & WolfOfWeedST
KC Stark: coined by the media as the "Steve Jobs of Weed," KC has worked across the nation with advocates, politicians, doctors, patients, farmers and entrepreneurs to help create viable and reliable cannabis markets in the USA.Read More
A study was published by The Journal of Bone and Mineral Research, conducted by researchers from Tel Aviv University and Hebrew University. This study showed that a chemical in marijuana, known as cannabinoid cannabidiol (CBD), strengthens bones and accelerates the healing of fractures, without causing any psychotropic effects.Read More
St. Louis, MO: State laws reducing minor marijuana possession offenses from criminal to civil violations (aka decriminalization) are associated with dramatic reductions in drug-related arrests, and are not linked to any uptick in youth cannabis use, according to data published by researchers affiliated with Washington University and the National Bureau of Economic Research.Read More