There are now 24 states that have legalized adult-use/recreational cannabis, six more with decriminalization laws and 48 with some form of medical-marijuana access.
The Oz Center in Israel provides cannabis for patients suffering from PTSD, trauma and pain management. Since the Hamas attacks on October 7, they've donated six kilograms to pharmacies for such use.
It's the 10th anniversary of Dr. Sanjay Gupta's "Weed" specials on CNN. No. 7, "A Senior Moment," focuses on the elderly, many of whom are smoking more cannabis and taking fewer pills.
Gigi Hadid and her friend Leah McCarthy got off easy with fines of $1,000 after Customs agents at Owen Roberts International Airport on Grand Cayman found flower and paraphernalia in their luggage on July 10. Hadid said it was legal medical cannabis.
Actor/comedian Richard Belzer passed today, Feb. 19, at 78. Best known for his work on TV series like "Law & Order" and "Homicide," Belzer was a testicular cancer survivor and a medical-marijuana advocate.
Maryland is among just five states to receive B- grades in Americans for Safe Access' 2022 State of the States Report. The Free State ranks No. 1 with an overall score of 75.71%.
In a historic move, Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear issued an executive order on November 15 that allows patients and caregivers to purchase medical marijuana in regulated states like Ohio and Illinois.
A New Jersey couple is facing charges of "alleged distribution of unregulated marijuana." At issue is not so much the selling of unregulated weed, but where Krista Winters and Michael Kearney did it: Right in front of The Apothecarium, a legal pot shop, in Phillipsburg. –
Shortly after Olivia Newton-John was diagnosed with breast cancer for the third time in 2017, the singer/actress also revealed she'd been treating her condition with cannabis. Newton-John died on August 8. She was 73.
Russian Court Convicts Brittney Griner of Cannabis Possession, Stuns Her with Outrageous Nine-Year Sentence
WNBA star Brittney Griner was found guilty of cannabis possession by a Russian court on August 4. She received a nine-year sentence. Her attorneys said the case will be appealed.