Kentucky Approves 12,800 Acres For Hemp

Kentucky Approves 12,800 Acres For Hemp

Frankfort, Ky. – The Kentucky Department of Agriculture (KDA) has approved 209 applications from growers who have been approved to cultivate up to 12,800 acres of industrial hemp for research purposes in 2017, nearly tripling the number of acres that were approved for 2016. More than 525,000 square feet of […]

Research Finds That Cannabis May Be Better For Chronic Pain Than Opioids

Research Finds That Cannabis May Be Better For Chronic Pain Than Opioids

For years, medical marijuana advocates have asserted that cannabis may be more effective and have fewer side effects than prescription opiates for chronic pain. Without scientific proof, however, it was only anecdotal. With mounting concern by doctors, nurses and even the CDC about opioid fatalities, dependence, and abuse, alternatives to […]

How Cannabis Oil Can Help Save A Cancer Patient’s Life

How Cannabis Oil Can Help Save A Cancer Patient’s Life

In July 2015, Illinois resident Darren Miller went to the hospital with a variety of unusual symptoms. After an open-heart surgery that occurred a few days later, on his 50th birthday, he was diagnosed with Stage 4 lung cancer and told he only had six months to live. Yet, six […]

Marijuana Legalization In Europe – Is France Next?

Marijuana Legalization In Europe – Is France Next?

Marijiuana, a divisive issue that normally resurfaces in Europe during election campaigns, has come home to France’s hotly-contested presidential race. With eight months to go until the 2017 French presidential election, marijuana – or cannabis, as the French prefer to call it – is an honored guest meme in the […]

Pot Advocates See Some Hope In Sessions’ Vague Answers On Marijuana

Pot Advocates See Some Hope In Sessions’ Vague Answers On Marijuana

Washington – Marijuana legalization advocates struggled Tuesday to find hope in comments that Jeff Sessions, Donald Trump’s nominee for attorney general, made at his Senate confirmation hearing about federal tolerance for states that have legalized pot. Sessions, who has been fiercely anti-marijuana as a U.S. senator from Alabama, has the […]

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