More than 80 years ago, when American music tastes were morphing into what we call the Swing Era, cannabis references began popping up regularly in popular music.
The first participant in a clinical trial designed to evaluate the effectiveness of smoking marijuana to treat PTSD in veterans was given cannabis on Monday, according to the organization conducting the study.
A bill allowing children with epilepsy to use hemp extract will be heading to the Senate floor for a vote, though some lawmakers were concerned about the need or potential abuse of the product.
With recreational-use of marijuana set to be legalized for Californians in 2018 and with more cities in San Diego County approving medical-use, investors in the marijuana industry are snatching up properties.
Currently, 28 states allow medical marijuana for a number of conditions including postpartum depression. The stigma is slowly fading in places like California where doctors can now recommend cannabis to their patients.