Should PTSD Patients Use Cannabis? Vets Say Yes

Update June 2017: Finally! 5 years after full legalization in Colorado and 16 years after medical marijuana legalization, veterans are now allowed to use marijuana in Colorado for PTSD without risking their Federal VA benefits. Inclusion as a legitimate medical use means Vets and others with PTSD can acquire medical cannabis that is best suited for treating anxiety and related symptoms […]

Employee Sues Hospital for Firing Her Over Legal Medical Marijuana Use

Should you have the right to use legal marijuana for medical or recreational purposes on your own time, without being fired? You would think the answer would be obvious, of course not. If you are using a product legally, and it has no negative impact on your job performance, it should be absolutely none of your […]

Should All Drugs Be Legalized?

Colorado and Washington have legalized the recreational use of marijuana, and thus far it’s gone quite well. Crime is down and the states are making significant money of the sale and implementation of their newly created marijuana industries. But could a similar system be applied for all drugs? Is the answer to the failed War […]

Study Affirms: Medical Marijuana Does NOT Increase Crime Rates

Giving people access to medical marijuana may make them happier, pain-free, and able to function normally without the assistance of side-effect laden pharmaceuticals. The medical marijuana industry also creates jobs and tax revenue. But one thing it doesn’t do, despite what opponents would have you think, is increase the crime rate. A new study from […]

Study: Marijuana Could Treat Drug Addiction

Could Marijuana Be the Answer to Drug Addiction? Opponents of marijuana legalization or even the lessening of marijuana penalties are quick to talk about how marijuana can damage a community or even the mind and body of someone using it. They are also likely of the opinion that it is addictive, despite numerous studies to the contrary. […]

State Medical Marijuana Laws Growing Stricter: a Positive Move?

Opponents of marijuana legalization would have you believe medical marijuana legislation opens the door to eventual recreational legalization—and they might be right. But in an effort to combat that progression, they are digging in their heels with stricter and stricter medical marijuana laws. Though these laws, vying to be the “strictest in the nation”, make […]

Medical Marijuana has NO Effect on Teen Pot Use

It’s a common, albeit tired, argument among those who oppose any freeing up of marijuana—that children will get the wrong message. It’s as if a tightly regulated medical marijuana industry will create pot-head-zombie-kids. It’s really hard to say what is the most unfortunate part of this argument—that many believe it or that it’s untrue.

Meet the “Marijuana Moms” Who Say Cannabis Makes Them Better Parents

Many parents spend their days either under the influence of alcohol or prescription pills. One they tell themselves they need and the other a doctor tells them they need. In fact, most doctors show no hesitation in prescribing  often dangerous and addictive drugs to parents across the U.S. Parents who have important responsibilities and can’t […]

The War On Medical Marijuana Patients

We talk a lot about how the federal government doesn’t really care what voters have said in the 19 states where medical marijuana is legal. We discuss how the Obama Administrations have, in effect, cracked down harder on patients and dispensaries than Bush or any other past-presidents. But, until now there hasn’t been much in […]

Producer and Host Morgan Spurlock Delves Into the Issue of Medical Marijuana

Documentary filmmaker was recently on CNN talking with Piers Morgan about Spurlock’s new CNN show, “Inside Man.” In the first episode of the 8-episode series, Spurlock tackles the medical marijuana industry.