Are High Times Coming for the Legal Marijuana Business? {$excerpt:n} In Europe, Germany has legalised medical marijuana, and Portugal has decriminalised all drug use. In South America, Uruguay has begun selling recreational cannabis to consumers through pharmacies. And even the UN’s World Health Organisation, faced with all these tumbling dominoes (and getting … Source:…

Massachusetts Prepares for Adult-Use {$excerpt:n} Last month, the Cannabis Control Commission, the regulatory body overseeing Massachusetts’ newest industry, finalized their regulations for the market. At the beginning of this month, the state began accepting applications for business licenses. Now with the full implementation of adult-use sales on the horizon, businesses, regulators, consumers and local…

The Netherlands isn’t as weed-friendly as it used to be {$excerpt:n} Travelers hoping to take advantage of the Netherlands’ lax weed laws during their next visit may want to rethink their itinerary. Several cities across the marijuana-friendly country recently have taken steps to limit the public use of cannabis. This week, The Hague became the…

The importance of knowing addiction {$excerpt:n} … positive relationships, medicine, physical movement, and going to 12-step recovery programs, among others. She also suggested a list of excellent books on addiction and drug use, including David Sheff’s “Beautiful Boy,” Sam Quinones “Dream Land,” and Johann Hari’s ‘Chasing the Scream.” … Source: Chasing the Scream

Live Life Fully: Making the connection for a healthy life {$excerpt:n} “The opposite of addiction is not sobriety. The opposite of addiction is connection.” This is a compelling phrase often cited by Dr. Clay Marsh, Vice President and Executive Dean for Health Sciences at West Virginia University. The quote comes from Johann Hari, author…

Linda Arnold: Making the connection for a healthy life {$excerpt:n} “The opposite of addiction is not sobriety. The opposite of addiction is connection.” This is a compelling phrase often cited by Dr. Clay Marsh, vice president and executive dean for health sciences at West Virginia University. The quote comes from Johann Hari, author of…

CBD oil and cannabis flowers will be available in Malta sooner than you think {$excerpt:n} Malta cemented its position as a prime mover in the medical cannabis market by legalising medical cannabis recently amid moves to create a formidable industry on the island.  Now, the first pharmaceutical agents interested in importing medical cannabis are preparing for the imminent arrival of…