The Science of Getting High From Medical Cannabis

The Science of Getting High From Medical Cannabis

Although some cultures and media outlets depict the usage of marijuana as an unintelligible phenomenon, there is undoubtedly a science behind getting high from smoking medical cannabis. It has recently been reported by the FDA that an estimated 38 percent of Americans have smoked or tried marijuana, with over 22 million Americans partaking in the herb annually. Marijuana has […]

Medical Cannabis Then Recreational Marijuana: Oregon Might Be Next

Medical Cannabis Then Recreational Marijuana: Oregon Might Be Next

If voters approve a ballot measure this fall, Oregon might be the next state to add the use of recreational marijuana to medical cannabis on this list of legal uses for marijuana. Criminal penalties have been removed for Oregonians who possess less than one ounce of recreational cannabis, but the sale and purchase of marijuana […]

Medical Cannabis Triggered Federal Change in Drug Policy

Medical Cannabis Triggered Federal Change in Drug Policy

According to federal law in the United States, the sale and possession of marijuana is illegal under the Controlled Substances Act. States, though, under pressure from citizens and influential medical organizations have begun to adopt legislation that approves the use of medical cannabis for therapeutic purposes. The official position of the United States government remains […]