232015Mar

Scientists Explain Why Marijuana Users Never Overdose

Scientists have discovered a molecule in the brain that may limit the effects of too much cannabis. Marijuana has never been linked to an overdose death, and new findings may explain why. Published in the journal Science, French researchers have identified a natural hormone that reverses marijuana intoxication in rats. In an interview with WebMD,…

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232015Mar

Israeli Innovation Extends to Weed

Pot for the Old Timers, advocates for people 50 and older to have access to cannabis to make the aging process more palatable and to fend off depression. Israel leads the way! ‍‍MARCH 20, 2015 – כט אדר ב’ תשעה BY MARC SHAPIRO | PHOTO BY DAVID STUCK Israel is widely known as the “startup nation”…

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212015Mar

Sniffing Out What’s ‘Edible,’ Legal in Marijuana Dining

Marijuana “edibles” are poised to go way beyond the scope of these funky cookies. Stephanie Kahn, co-owner with her husband Rabbi Jeffrey Kahn of the D.C. medical marijuana dispensary Takoma Wellness Center, says they “advise those planning on making edibles at home to start with low doses and understand that they won’t feel anything immediately.”…

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202015Mar

Survey Finds Strong Majority In Support Of Marijuana Legalization And Decriminalization

Posted: 03/18/2015 3:20 pm EDT Updated: 03/18/2015 3:59 pm EDT A new national survey of American voters has found a strong majority in support of marijuana legalization and an even larger majority in support of decriminalization of the drug. The “Beyond the Beltway” report released Wednesday by Democratic-affiliated Benenson Strategy Group and SKDKnickerbocker found 61…

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122015Mar

Thank you, Nevada Senator Dean Heller, for adding your name to CARERS!

Heller Cosponsors Bipartisan Medical Marijuana Legislation – Press Releases – News – United… That makes 4 Senators: Gillibrand & Booker (Democrats) and Paul & Heller (Republicans). Which US Senator will be next? 47 to go! Compassionate Access, Research Expansion and Respect States (CARERS) Act, S.683, to ensure that states, like Nevada, have the right to…

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112015Mar

Way to go ASA!

U.S. Senators Introduce Unprecedented Comprehensive Medical Marijuana Legislation Previously when patient advocates have tried to bring up the issue of medical marijuana with their Senators, many offices have avoided taking an official… SAFEACCESSNOW.ORG

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