Congresswoman To DEA: ‘Reject Any Argument’ That Marijuana Rescheduling Violates US Treaty Obligations

Rep. Sydney Kamlager-Dove (D-Calif.) urged the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) to refute any assertions that suggested rescheduling marijuana at the federal level would breach international treaty obligations. In a letter to DEA administrator Anne Milgram, Kamlager-Dove stressed international treaties neither mandate the inclusion of marijuana in Schedule I or II ... Read More

Cannabis Stocks Jump As Germany Legalizes Marijuana Possession – Aurora Cannabis (NASDAQ:ACB), Cresco Labs (OTC:CRLBF)

News of Germany’s move to legalize limited cannabis possession and consumption for adults sent ripples through the cannabis industry, particularly in the U.S. While the legislation prohibits commercial sales for now, executives see it as a positive step towards broader European legalization, potentially boosting their businesses. Shares of Curaleaf Holdings CURLF, ... Read More

FDA Gathers Public Social Media Data To Better Understand Cannabis Users As Part Of Its Effort Toward Rescheduling Marijuana

The Food and Drug Administration recently offered a glimpse into its comprehensive analysis justifying its recommendation to reschedule marijuana from Schedule I to Schedule III under the Controlled Substances Act. CDER director Patrizia Cavazzoni explained that as part of the FDA’s “directive to explore whether marijuana should remain listed as ... Read More

GOP Gov. Mike DeWine Wants Ohio Lawmakers To Resolve Marijuana Legalization Despite Gridlock As November Elections Loom

Ohio’s newly passed recreational marijuana program faces an uncertain future, caught between administrative rulemaking and political gridlock. House Speaker Jason Stephens (R) is blocking legislative changes while his counterpart on the issue, Rep. Jamie Callender (R), predicts most adjustments will be implemented through administrative rules by this September. Callender, the ... Read More

Marijuana Myths: Are Red Eyes A Consequence Vasodilation?

This article was originally published on The Fresh Toast and appears here with permission. The vasodilating effects of cannabis are one of the physiological responses of the body that have been investigated. Here’s why it happens. At some point, you must have experienced a bloated face, red and puffy eyes, ... Read More