NFL Funds Marijuana Research As Federal Prohibition ‘Adversely’ Impacts Studies Into Opioid Alternative For Players

A commission formed between the NFL and the league’s players’ union plans to award up to $1 million in grants for researchers to investigate the therapeutic potential of marijuana, CBD, and other alternatives to opioids for treating pain. What the NFL says and does about cannabis matters. This shows that corporate America is getting on …

Weed Smokers Are Exposed to Fewer Toxic Chemicals Than Cigarette Smokers, Study Finds

Cannabis smokers are exposed to fewer toxic chemicals than cigarette smokers, according to a new clinical study published in the Nicotine & Tobacco Research journal. Researchers from the University of Minnesota and the University of Wisconsin recruited 53 subjects to systematically test the differences in toxicant exposure between tobacco and cannabis smokers.

Republicans are watching their states back weed — and they’re not sold

The popularity of marijuana is booming in red states but not with the conservatives that represent them on Capitol Hill, perhaps, suggesting that it is going to be very difficult to muster up the 60 votes needed to get federal legislation passed – especially since there are going to be some democratic defectors.

VA Continues To Oppose Marijuana Research Bill For Military Veterans Under Biden

More veterans are using medical marijuana than ever, but the feds are still trying to block researchers from studying the safety or efficacy of this medicine. The US Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is encouraging Congress to reject a new bill that would require the feds to conduct research on using medical cannabis to treat veterans. Why is …

Black Entrepreneurs Behind Cannabis Brand GasHouse Make Their Mark On The Industry

Oakland-based cannabis brand GasHouse, run by two Black entrepreneurs, is making a name for itself in California’s burgeoning legal marijuana market. From its roots as a clandestine grow operation in suburban Atlanta, GasHouse has become one of California’s most coveted brands. The company’s signature strain Pluto has been mentioned on more than one hip-hop track, …

Legal Cannabis Market Projected To Rack Up $43 Billion By 2025, Says New Study

With 10 newly legalized states set to begin retail cannabis sales in 2021 or 2022, the legal market is projected to reach $43 billion by 2025. This eye-opening finding is one of several made in a recently published new study. The projected market size seems to get bigger with every new study.


You know things are getting out of hand when a convicted felon is launching his own cannabis line from behind bars in federal prison. We are talking about the former zookeeper professionally known as Joe Exotic, is currently serving 22-year prison sentence for plotting to kill someone. News reports indicate that he is directly involved …


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