Talk Shop with Jessie Gill, the Marijuana Mommy

Fighting Chronic Pain: Talking Shop with Jessie Gill, the Marijuana Mommy

Not everyone in the cannabis industry can be considered your typical stoner. That is the case for our next guest, a single-mother who worked her way through nursing school to become a hospice nurse. Now,  Jessie Gill works as a cannabis writer, activist and medical professional. What marked the transition? Well, as we’ve all experienced, […]

Talking Shop with Dr. Charles Pollack of Thomas Jefferson University

Cannabis as Medicine: Talking Shop with Dr. Charles Pollack of Thomas Jefferson University

Cannabis as Medicine: Talking Shop with Dr. Charles Pollack of Thomas Jefferson University After learning the benefits CBD has on those suffering from Dravet’s Syndrome, Australian millionaire Barry Lambert invested over $20 million into cannabis research at the University of Sydney. Continuing his donations to fund the research, Lambert donated $3 million more to Thomas […]

Privateer’s Tilray Becoming Global Cannabis Juggernaut

Privateer’s Tilray Becoming Global Cannabis Juggernaut

Privateer’s Tilray Becoming Global Cannabis Juggernaut Author & Editor – Jon Russell Canadian medical marijuana provider Tilray, a subsidiary of Privateer Holdings, has announced that they have negotiated a new export deal to provide medical marijuana to New Zealand. This announcement solidifies their position as the largest global cannabis exporter, providing cannabis and cannabinoid products to […]

Will Insurers Begin Covering Medical Marijuana?

Will Insurers Begin Covering Medical Marijuana?

Will Insurers Begin Covering Medical Marijuana? Author – Jon Russell Edited by Max Davis Medical marijuana has a long history of being denied coverage by insurance companies. Up to now most insurance companies refuse to cover cannabinoid treatments, typically citing federal regulations as the main reason to decline medical marijuana coverage. This is especially true […]

Peruvian Government Looks at Medical Marijuana

Peruvian Government Looks at Medical Marijuana

Peruvian Government Looks at Medical Marijuana Author – Jon Russell   Edited by Max Davis A police raid on a group of parents making cannabis oil to treat children with epilepsy has prompted the president of Peru to take another look at medical marijuana programs. President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski now has the task of convincing […]

Ireland MMJ Program to Provide CBD Products to Patients

Ireland MMJ Program to Provide CBD Products to Patients

Ireland MMJ Program to Provide CBD Products to Patients Author – Jon Russell Edited by Max Davis Ireland approved its medical marijuana program in December 2016 and legislators within the Oireachtas Health Committee (Ireland’s equivalent to the our Department of Health & Human Services) have been working to draft rules and regulations for the program. […]

Colombia Grants First MMJ License

Colombia Grants First MMJ License to Canadian Company PharmaCielo

Colombia Grants First MMJ License to Canadian Company PharmaCielo In a marked shift in governmental policy, the Colombian government has awarded it’s first medical marijuana license to Canadian company PharmaCielo Author – Max Richardson-Davis Edited by Noah Persin & Jon Russell On Dec. 22, 2015, Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos signed Decree 2467 legalizing the cultivation, processing, […]

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Canadian Cannabis: Talking Shop with Jonathan Zaid of CFAMM

Canadian Cannabis: Talking Shop with Jonathan Zaid of CFAMM We asked one of Canada’s most prominent cannabis activists to give us the details of the country’s move towards recreational legalization. Author – Max Richardson-Davis Edited by Noah Persin & Jon Russell Canada will likely be the first industrialized country to introduce a fully regulated, recreational cannabis industry; […]

Scotland Leans Towards Drug Reform; Starts with Medical Marijuana

Scotland Leans Towards Drug Reform; Starts with Medical Marijuana

Scotland Leans Towards Drug Reform; Starts with Medical Marijuana Scotland looks to be on the verge of legalizing medical marijuana; but that could be just the beginning. Author – Max Richardson-Davis Edited by Noah Persin & Jon Russell Through Oct. 13-15, 2016, the Scottish National Party (SNP) held their annual spring conference. During these annual conferences, the […]

Ireland MMJ Program to Provide CBD Products to Patients

Ireland Legalizes Medical Marijuana Without a Vote

Ireland Legalizes Medical Marijuana Without a Vote After public outcry and much debate in the Dáil Éireann, the Republic of Ireland will legalize cannabis for medicinal purposes.   Author – Max Richardson-Davis Edited by Noah Persin & Jon Russell Irish legislators have finally ended a lengthy, public debate regarding the use of medical cannabis. Before ever voting […]