Cannabis Politics

Cannabis Politics

From Reefer Madness to the commercialization of weed.

handcuffs, a roll of dollar bills and a marijuana leaf
The medical properties of cannabis have been a major factor in the push to legalize but the importance of social justice can't be overstated.
Many CBD products contain no tetrahydrocannabinol. Where is all the THC going after it's extracted from hemp?
Expert cannabis botanist and geneticist Ryan Lee talks to Project CBD about breeding cannabis, THC & CBD content, and how to interpret lab data.
A flat of hemp starts on the back of a red flat-bed truck after hemp legalization in 2018.
It's been a year since Congress legalized growing hemp. How's it going?
Brick wall
The FDA has got a bad case of CBD – as in Chronic Bureaucratic Dysfunction. This affliction has been evident for some time, but the symptoms are getting worse.
Bowl of fruit loops
The Food and Drug Administration bans CBD edibles while routinely promoting dietary poisons.
A close up of cannabis buds sitting on top of a Union Jack.
A year after cannabis rescheduling UK patients are still struggling with access.
Angry man
Yet another publication has highlighted that the loosening of cannabis laws tends to decrease the rate at which teens start using cannabis.
farm worker spraying pesticides
Public health researchers at Oregon State University surveyed pesticide use in Oregon between 2016-2017, focusing on worker safety. Steel yourself, it’s bad news.
Medical science pioneer Manuel Guzman on prospects for an approved cannabis anticancer drug.

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