Marijuana

Marijuana

The leading clinical expert on marijuana sifts through the myths about the drug to deliver an unbiased, comprehensive guide backed by scientific facts to give you the information you need to make informed decisions about marijuana. Marijuana–or weed, pot, grass, MJ, Mary Jane, reefer, cannabis, or hemp among dozens of other names–has a long, colorful […]

Mom's Marijuana

Mom’s Marijuana

A young man battles Hodgkin’s disease and survives–with more than a little help from his Mom–in this wry and uplifting memoir about life, love, and beating the odds. When Dan Shapiro’s decidely anti-drug mom put aside her convictions and grew marijuana in her backyard garden (behind a discrete screen of sunflowers), he learned that in […]

10 Steps to Earning a Living As a Primary Caregiver Under the California Medical Marijuana Program

10 Steps to Earning a Living As a Primary Caregiver Under the California Medical Marijuana Program

In this new edition, fully updated to address California’s rapidly changing laws, medical marijuana local ordinance trends and industry practices, readers learn the critical action steps to start their own medical marijuana collective or cooperative. Topics covered include: – How to obtain state protection for cultivation, possession, transportation and delivery of medicinal marijuana – Proper […]

THE GRASS IS GREENER Medical Marijuana, THC & CBD OIL

THE GRASS IS GREENER Medical Marijuana, THC & CBD OIL

Marijuana and CBD. These words evokes a wide array of emotion among many people. To some, they elicit disdain, carrying the stigma of a drug that has been demonized. For others, they are the possible salvation to addressing serious chronic medical conditions. But among the medical community, both CBD and cannabis raise questions. The abundance […]

Medical Marijuana, Compassionate Use, And Public Policy: Expert Opinion Or Vox Populi?

Medical Marijuana, Compassionate Use, And Public Policy: Expert Opinion Or Vox Populi?

A recent article in the Hastings Center Report reviewed the Supreme Court’s current (but undoubtedly not final) delineation of the boundaries of federal power as set forth by the Constitution’s commerce clause. (1) The question before the Court was straightforward: Did federal authority asserted under the Controlled Substance Act of 1970 (CSA) trump California’s legalization […]

Court Rules on Marijuana (Courts) (Oregon's High Court Affirms That Employers are Not Obligated to Accept a Worker's Use of Medical Marijuana)

Court Rules on Marijuana (Courts) (Oregon’s High Court Affirms That Employers are Not Obligated to Accept a Worker’s Use of Medical Marijuana)

Byline: Karen McCowan The Register-Guard In a Eugene case with national implications, the Oregon Supreme Court ruled Thursday that employers do not have to accommodate a worker’s medical marijuana use – even if it’s off the job.