Family Office Networks hosted an event in Palm Beach this week to educate investors on how to generate high returns in the emerging cannabis industry. A majority of attendees representing high net worth families listened to industry experts discuss and debate timely issues of importance to the industry and private investors.
With ever-increasing costs of conventional healthcare, and continuing issues with insurance coverage, alternative medicine is growing in popularity. Inasmuch as it is still officially denigrated, cannabis is about as “alternative” as it gets.
If Dr. Larry Bedard has his way, Marin General Hospital would become the first acute-care medical center in California to allow patients to openly consume medical marijuana in the hospital.
There is a growing community of athletes that believe cannabis can improve athletic performance. Contrary to the image of a couch potato stoner reaching for a bag of chips to answer to the call of munchies, these athletes incorporate cannabis into their fitness regimen. Some do it to enhance their game, while others use it…
Despite the DEA’s failure to reschedule marijuana, the cannabis industry has plenty of positives to look forward to. August began with plenty of promise for the marijuana industry, but those high hopes went up in smoke on Aug. 11, when the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency released its long-awaited decision on whether it would reclassify marijuana.
A body of research suggests yes, but scientists are having to fight red tape to study whether medical marijuana could substitute for opioid drugs.
VANCOUVER, British Columbia — The Cannabis Culture Lounge has everything a pothead might need to feel right at home: $3 marijuana buds, bongs for rent, bags of Skittles and Doritos for sale, and black leather couches where customers can recline in zoned-out contemplation in a pungent haze. Never mind that it is all technically prohibited…
With five states slated to weigh whether or not to legalize marijuana this November, a new report reveals that more Americans than ever before admit to regularly smoking weed.
In states that made medical marijuana legal, prescriptions for a range of drugs covered by Medicare dropped. Prescription drug prices continue to climb, putting the pinch on consumers. Some older Americans appear to be seeking an alternative to mainstream medicines that has become easier to get legally in many parts of the country.
Marijuana is still categorized as more dangerous than cocaine, methamphetamine, and PCP. Marijuana continues to gain its status as an effective treatment for a number of health conditions, from epilepsy to the severe pain experienced by chronic cancer patients. As of today, 23 states, as well as the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico, have…