Cannitrol – Cannabis Control Agent

Marijuana news from around the world

addiction

Medical pot laws no answer for U.S. opioid deaths, study says

A new study shoots down the notion that medical marijuana laws can prevent opioid overdose deaths, challenging a favorite talking point of legal pot advocates.

, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

CBD is getting buzz, but does it work? And is it legal?

With CBD showing up everywhere, U.S. regulators announced Tuesday they are exploring ways the marijuana extract could be used legally in foods, dietary supplements and cosmetics.

, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Marijuana addiction is real, and rising

For as long as most residents can remember, smoking marijuana has been a part of life here. The fact that California legalized the practice in January went practically unnoticed in this quiet town a half-hour’s drive north of San Francisco, where some say the normalization of America’s marijuana culture got its start.

, , , , , , , ,

The Spot newsletter: Masterpiece Cakeshop ruling and its impacts, Hickenlooper’s veto-palooza, Denver’s scooter-palooza and an election 2018 how-to

Welcome back to The Spot, where The Denver Post’s politics team captures what’s happening this week — from the Colorado legislature to Denver city hall, with a stop through the halls of Congress in Washington, D.C.

, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Marijuana growers turning to hemp as CBD extract explodes

A glut of legal marijuana is driving Oregon pot prices to rock-bottom levels, prompting some nervous growers to start pivoting to another type of cannabis to make ends meet — one that doesn’t come with a high.

, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

After the success of cannabis legalization in Denver, could mushrooms be next?

Colorado blazed trails when it legalized pot and now Denver could lead the way decriminalizing magic mushrooms. The group Denver for Psilocybin may soon…

, , , , , , , , , , , ,

AG Sessions wants to put more cops on the opioid beat. Experts say that won’t solve the problem.

If the opioid epidemic was simply a problem of supply – people being able to access drugs too easily – then a targeted new effort in Appalachia announced by Attorney General Jeff Sessions this week would be a huge stride toward combating the crisis.

, , , , , , , , , , , ,

Opioid epidemic shares chilling similarities with the past

While declaring the opioid crisis a national public health emergency Thursday, President Donald Trump said: “Nobody has seen anything like what’s going on now.”

, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Opioid commission members pessimistic that Trump, Congress will act

Members of Trump’s commission to combat the opioid epidemic are increasingly worried the Trump administration will not have a robust response.

, , , , , , , , , , ,

Drug overdose deaths surged in first nine months of 2016

Deaths from drug overdoses rose sharply in the first nine months of 2016, confirming the opioid epidemic worsened last year despite stepped-up efforts by public health authorities.

, , , , , , , , , ,

Previous Posts