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How New Attorney General Jeff Sessions Could Impact Federal Marijuana Laws

Regardless of your views on new Attorney General Jeff Sessions, his confirmation has the potential to impact federal marijuana laws. Many marijuana advocates are concerned that Sessions, who has taken a strong stance against marijuana use in the past, will target legal marijuana – both medical and recreational. Others believe that business will continue pretty much as usual, especially after …

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THCA vs THC: Understanding THC Potency

THCA vs THC: Knowing How to Read Your Weed   Do you know the difference between THC and THCA? Many consumers believe the ‘A’ in THCA stands for ‘active.’ But, that’s not actually true. THCA, or tetrahydrocannabinolic acid, is a non-psychoactive cannabinoid that occurs naturally in cannabis plants. The trick – and the cause of so much confusion – is …

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What Have We Learned? A Summary of 20 Years of Marijuana Research

In October 2014, a 20-year study into the effects of recreational marijuana use was published in the scientific journal Addiction. The study, conducted by Dr. Wayne Hall of The University of Queensland Centre for Youth Substance Abuse Research, looks at evidence and marijuana research from 1993 to 2013 and provides extensive analysis on the adverse physical, emotional, and social health …