Alex Berenson, a science fiction author and former New York Times reporter, has written a book that would make Harry Anslinger blush. Anslinger, of course, was the longtime Federal Bureau of Narcotics director who waged a salacious, racially-charged sleaze campaign against marijuana, “the devil’s weed” that turned people into psychotic killers.
A federal prosecutor admitted to lying to the Department of Justice about using medical marijuana edibles to alleviate back pain, agency officials announced on Thursday. The unnamed assistant United States attorney—the prosecutors who do the basic work in and out of courtrooms for Attorney General William Barr’s deputies throughout the country’s nearly 100 districts—admitted to […]
Misinformation can masquerade as science, especially when it comes to cannabis. Adrian Devitt-Lee highlights how analysis can be skewed for a variety of factors and gives insight on how to spot faulty research data. Original source: https://www.projectcbd.org/science/data-distortion-use-abuse-cannabis-science
The governor of Texas signed a bill into law on Friday that significantly expands the state’s medical cannabis program. The legislation, which was overwhelmingly approved by lawmakers last month, adds multiple medical conditions to the list of disorders that qualify patients of low-THC marijuana. Currently only patients with intractable epilepsy qualify under the CBD-focused program. […]