WHO Finalizes CBD Recommendations

Generic 14 December 2017 | 0 Comments

The use of the naturally occurring cannabinoid CBD (cannabidiol) possesses no likely abuse potential and therefore should not be subject to international drug scheduling restrictions, according to recommendations finalized today by the World Health Organization’s Expert Committee on Drug Dependence. Concludes WHO: “Recent evidence from animal and human studies shows that its use could have [...]

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WHO Report: No Public Health Problems Attributable To CBD

Generic 12 December 2017 | 0 Comments

The use of the naturally occurring cannabinoid CBD is safe, well tolerated, and is not associated with any significant adverse public health effects, according to the findings of a preliminary report compiled by the World Health Organization’s Expert Committee on Drug Dependence. Authors of the report declare that CBD is “not associated with abuse potential” [...]

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All Time High: New Poll Shows Two-Thirds Of Americans Support Marijuana Legalization

Generic 26 October 2017 | 0 Comments

Source: Gallup A record percentage of US adults, including majorities of Democrats, Independents, and for the first time ever, Republicans, believe that the adult use of marijuana should be legal, according to polling data released today by Gallup. Sixty-four percent of adults believe that “the use of marijuana should be made legal in the United States” — the highest percentage [...]

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Medical students not trained to prescribe medical marijuana

Did you know that? 17 September 2017 | 0 Comments

More than half of the states in the US now allow some type of legal marijuana use, primarily medical marijuana. But, in a survey of medical residents and deans at the nation’s medical schools, researchers have found that the majority of schools are not teaching their students about medical marijuana, and the majority of students [...]

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AAA Is Doubling Down On Their Marijuana Distortions

Generic 31 August 2017 | 0 Comments

First, we would like to take this opportunity to thank the thousands of you who responded to NORML’s request to contact the American Automobile Association and urged them to “stop lying about marijuana legalization.” But even as public and media pressure grows, AAA affiliates are doubling down on their reefer madness rhetoric. At a recent [...]

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