Category: Culture

CBD Medication Epidiolex Receives a Positive Review from the FDA

It’s been some time since we started seeing news about a CBD (cannabidiol) based medicine  called Epidiolex being developed by the British company GW Pharmaceuticals. The marijuana-derived cannabinoid has proven useful in the treatment of seizures – and GW Pharmaceuticals has been conducting a drug trial using Epidiolex to treat two rare forms of intractable epilepsy, Dravet syndrome and Lennox-Gastaut syndrome (LGS), and the results of those trials are currently under review by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) . If Epidiolex is approved by the FDA, then it will be one of the first cannabinoid-based medications –...

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04-18-2018 – Cannabis News with Joe Klare

Joe Klare discusses the prospects for recreational legalization in Australia, how Lyft is celebrating 4/20 and a new study on cannabis’ effects on adolescent brains. 04-18-2018 – Ep. 118 | Marijuana Times Show https://www.marijuanatimes.org/is-recreational-marijuana-legalization-dead-in-australia/ https://www.forbes.com/sites/tomangell/2018/04/17/lyft-celebrates-420-with-discounts-in-legal-marijuana-states/#2da074fc16b3 https://www.cnn.com/2018/04/18/health/marijuana-cognitive-effects-study/index.html Sponsor: http://naturecidecannabis.com/ TroyFlowers Author description...

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Is Recreational Marijuana Legalization Dead in Australia?

Australia’s Minister of Health is knocking down hopes that a Green Party plan to legalize cannabis for adult use in Australia could see the light of day, saying the government would oppose any such plan. “Our job is to protect the health of Australians,” Hunt said. “This action by the Greens risks the health of Australians.” Hunt, like many people who haven’t really looked into the cannabis issue, believes marijuana is a gateway to other drugs, an assertion that has been debunked time and time again. In a statement accompanying the announcement earlier this week, Richard Di Natale of...

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04-17-2018 – Cannabis News with Joe Klare

Joe Klare discusses how hard President Trump’s actions are to predict, a new poll on how Americans feel about cannabis and Maine’s Governor threatening to delay legalization regulations even more. 04-17-2018 – Ep. 117 | Marijuana Times Show https://www.marijuanatimes.org/colorado-senator-says-trump-pledged-to-leave-state-legal-cannabis-alone/ https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/bds-analytics-finds-americans-changing-views-on-cannabis-mirror-john-boehners-own-evolution-300629062.html https://www.pressherald.com/2018/04/16/lepage-said-he-intends-to-veto-retail-pot-bill/ Sponsor: http://naturecidecannabis.com/ TroyFlowers Author description...

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Colorado Senator Says Trump Pledged to Leave State-Legal Cannabis Alone

In January of this year, Attorney General Jeff Sessions rescinded the Cole Memo, which discouraged prosecutors from pursuing cases involving marijuana in states that had legalized it. Sessions got more than a little backlash – everyone from activists to politicians and industry officials in various states, among others – for this move. It also prompted Republican Senator Cory Gardner of Colorado to decide to withhold his nominees for the Department of Justice until a resolution on this issue was reached. Nearly four months later, Senator Gardner has recently announced that he has confirmation from President Trump that the Department...

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04-16-2018 – Cannabis News with Joe Klare

Joe Klare discusses reactions to John Boehner’s entry into the cannabis industry, a novel excuse some cops came up with to account for missing marijuana, the latest on the medical marijuana program in Maryland and a big giveaway announcement for Youtube subscribers. 04-16-2018 – Ep. 116 | Marijuana Times Show https://www.marijuanatimes.org/reactions-to-john-boehner-joining-the-cannabis-industry-are-mixed/ http://www.bbc.com/news/world-latin-america-43738022 http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/maryland/politics/bs-md-marijuana-dispensaries-20180412-story.html Sponsor: http://naturecidecannabis.com/ TroyFlowers Author description...

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