How Medical Cannabis Changes our Relationship with the Medical System?

Minnesota Marijuana Study

Medical cannabis has been making news around the world for many years. Story after story making headlines on how this plant changing the lives of patients with all sort of conditions. Terminally ill patients, who are left with no answers from modern medicine often find their way to medical cannabis and fortunately many of these […]

Is Cannabis the Solution to the Opioid Epidemic?

One of the most interesting medical facts to come out of legalization is this one. In every state where medical marijuana (at minimum) has been legalized, fatal opioid overdoses have dropped by 25% in the first year after legalization. They also continue to drop dramatically after that. The opioid epidemic has become so large that […]

A Powerful Young Leader, Ben Oakley Fighting for Medicinal Cannabis in Australia

A Powerful Young Leader, Ben Oakley Fighting for Medicinal Cannabis in Australia

Last week, as we were traveling down to Sydney with my husband to attend an event, I was reading Michael Singer’s biography, The Surrender Experiment on the plane. The book explains how he chose to surrender what life put in front of him and ends up living an extraordinary and extremely successful life filled with […]

Party Like A Pirate For Cannabis Reform

Party Like A Pirate For Cannabis Reform

The Pirate Party, a legitimate political party here in Germany, decided to throw a party to press for further reform on May Day. This means, essentially, issues like recreational use, driving reform, and widely, the right to grow small amounts at home. This issue, which the government hoped to stymie with medical access to large […]

Celebrities At Berlin‘s International Cannabis Business Conference (ICBC)

Celebrities At Berlin‘s International Cannabis Business Conference (ICBC)

While the focus was primarily on business at the Berlin ICBC, there were more than a few well-known names in the crowd. However, for the most part, these were people who have begun to lead companies in the new global space, changed legislation, or, in some cases, actually led the legal battles to change the […]

Guenter Weiglein: Portrait of A Pioneering German Medical Cannabis Patient

Guenter Weiglein: Portrait of A Pioneering German Cannabis Patient

Except for the fact that Guenter Weiglein speaks German as his first language, he could pass very easily for an American canna patient on the front edge of reform. His struggle, although coming to a much faster and better end with a silver lining, sounds very much like those who have battled for medical access […]

What is CBD?

What is CBD? Is CBD oil legal?

CBD – or cannabidiol – is one of the many compounds in the cannabis plant known as a “cannabinoid.” It is not a psychoactive compound like its better-known cousin THC. In fact, chemically, it is believed to counteract the impact of THC. At this point, there is a great deal of scientific research, including from […]

National Academy of Sciences Publishes New Report On Cannabis Use

National Academy of Sciences Publishes New Report On Cannabis Use

While the amount of scientific knowledge and understanding of cannabis is just in its infancy, the advent of legalization is beginning to really change all that. As legalization becomes law at a federal national level in countries across the world, new research is destined to document how deluded the War on Drugs really was. That […]