Monthly Archives: June 2018

Senate passed legislation 86 – 11 to legalize hemp as agricultural commodity-Now moves to the house

The US Senate passed legislation Thursday 6/28/18 by a vote of 86 - 11 that would legalize hemp as an agricultural commodity.

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell...

"I have heard from many Kentucky farmers who agree it’s time to remove the federal hurdles and give our state the opportunity to seize its full potential and on

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Bill will allow smoking medical cannabis in federally assisted housing

Right now smoking medical cannabis prevents people from benefiting from federal housing. The “Marijuana in Federally Assisted Housing Parity Act of 2018” introduced by Rep. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-D.C.) will protect people who use medical marijuana. It’s an ambitious bill prompted by a D.C. resident’s need for cannabis medication who

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The Six Most helpful Cannabinoids

The scientific name for cannabinoid is known as phytocannabinoid.

The human endocannabinoid system is found throughout the body, dispersed within our connective tissue, glands, brain, immune cells and organs. Research has shown that receptors within this system react positively to cannabinoid compounds, resulting in a myriad of therape

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Senate Bill Passes To Make Medical Marijuana Available For Military Veterans

The Senate passed the bill by a vote of 86 to 5 for U.S. military veterans who would be permitted to be given recommendations for medical marijuana from government doctors under new legislation. This provision is part of a legislation to fund parts of the federal government including the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) . This would also p

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Cannabis drug get FDA approval that should lead to change in federal regulations

June 26, 2018 DEA to hopefully change CBD scheduling within 90 days. The US Food and Drug Administration announced Monday June 25, 2018  the approval of the first cannabis based prescription medication.   The medicine is called Epidiolex and is a plant-derived oral solution of cannabidiol (CBD).  CBD is a chemical compon

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FDA Approval of CBD for Epilepsy Treatment

Statement by FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., on the importance of conducting proper research to prove safe and effective medical uses for the active chemicals in marijuana and its components.

  Over the past decade, we’ve seen a growing interest in the development of therapies derived from marijuana and its compo

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Canada is the second nation in the world to legalize marijuana

Recreational marijuana use will soon be legal in Canada after the Senate passed a "historic" bill on Tuesday 6/19/18 with a vote of 52-29. Canada is the second country in the world to implement legislation to permit a nationwide marijuana market.   Uruguay was the first country to Read more

Michigan Legalizing Marijuana Debate With MILegalize Jeff Hank

Jeff Hank debated Matthew Yalscot of Healthy and Productive Michigan along with David Harns from LARA / BMMR about legalizing marijuana.