Medical Marijuana

“Medical marijuana is here to stay. With medical marijuana being new to many states, there are more questions than answers about how it will affect our communities. Each state with medical marijuana laws may address important issues related to the laws differently. Many of our colleagues see medical marijuana as an unwanted problem in our […]

Federal lawsuit against Sessions and DEA says marijuana’s Schedule I status unconstitutional Plaintiffs claim the classification of cannabis as a Schedule I substance is so “irrational” that it violates the U.S. Constitution Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Drug Enforcement Administration acting administrator Charles Rosenberg were named as defendants in the lawsuit brought by a former […]

Krishna Andavolu explores these heady times by meeting the people whose lives hang in the balance of our new pot paradigm. In this episode Krishna visits an unaccredited detox facility in the backwoods of Maine where former addicts are trying to get current addicts clean by smoking and eating massive amounts of cannabis

Summer Read: The Pot Book - by Julie Holland, MD

Psychiatrist and NYU assistant professor of psychiatry, Holland (Ecstasy: The Complete Guide) compiles a comprehensive handbook on a widely-debated substance. Comprised entirely of essays written by doctors, professors, activists, and enthusiasts, including Michael Pollan, Andrew Weil, and Tommy Chong, this guide explores all aspects of the popular drug and uncovers prevalent myths in the process […]