WeedLife News Network

Hot off the press cannabis, marijuana, cbd and hemp news from around the world on the WeedLife News Network.
Can medical marijuana for veterans move forward in 2019? - Cannabis News
Activism
“Every day they find new medical uses for cannabis. It’d be sad if we continued to keep putting our heads in the sand.”
'Cooking with cannabis' classes are teaching Marylanders how to make their own marijuana edibles - Cannabis News
Activism
Maryland has banned infused food from its medical cannabis program, but nutritionists and chefs like the Parkses have partnered with dispensaries around the state to hold classes demonstrating how to make edibles at home.
New momentum in veterans’ fight for medical marijuana - Cannabis News
Activism
Military veterans lobbying for an end to federal classification of marijuana as a lethal substance with no redeeming medicinal value may be closer to that goal than ever before, given the midterm election results.
Silver Heads: Medical Cannabis Advocacy for Seniors - Cannabis News
Activism
Check out the groups advocating for senior citizens who need access to cannabis.
‘Cannabis Saved My Life’: Veterans Share Stories of Healing and Recovery - Cannabis News
Activism
While the rest of society is breaking down taboos around cannabis, it’s still a difficult topic in the military.
"It's going to be a game changer" Veteran fighting to legalize medical marijuana in Missouri - Cannabis News
Activism
A decorated Army combat medic is fighting to save lives in a different way.
How marijuana is winning over hearts and minds among military vets in Michigan - Cannabis News
Activism
"I've seen that many of my soldiers that have retired and could get a medical marijuana card seem to do better at a much higher rate."
As Medical Marijuana Becomes More Accepted, Veterans Urge the VA To Prescribe It - Cannabis News
Activism
Though medical marijuana is legal in most states, the Department of Veterans Affairs will neither recommend nor prescribe it because of a longstanding federal law.
The United States' first medicinal marijuana kitchen to open in Arizona - Cannabis News
Activism
The Mint Dispensary in Tempe, Arizona will open the first full-service cannabis kitchen in the United States on Friday, October 5.
Nonprofit Wants to Teach Cannabis and Dispensary Sign Language - Cannabis News
Activism
For those new to using cannabis, learning all the slang and scientific terms around the plant can be tough - but imagine how hard it'd be to learn "cannabinoid" if you couldn't hear at all?
When It Comes to Medical Marijuana, Veterans Often Have to Improvise - Cannabis News
Activism
"The VA, they just throw pills at you. When I started using cannabis, it was completely different. Now I participate in my life. I'm active. I actually care. It's a complete 180 now."
Joints For Homeless Offers Compassion and Cannabis - Cannabis News
Activism
A grassroots campaign that is encouraging members of the cannabis community to help homeless people has a twist in its approach.
V.A. Shuns Medical Marijuana, Leaving Vets to Improvise - Cannabis News
Activism
Doctors in the veterans’ health system say the department’s lack of research has left them without much good advice to give veterans.
Veterans Deserve Cannabis. Here’s How You Can Help - Cannabis News
Activism
United States Veterans are two times more likely to succumb to accidental overdose, and we’re losing more than 20 of them to suicide every day. But cannabis could help.
Ex-Navy SEAL leading veterans’ battle for cannabis access - Cannabis News
Activism
A former Navy SEAL from the Chicago area is leading the push to decriminalize cannabis at the federal level in an effort to give war-ravaged service members access to pot-based treatments through the Veterans Health Administration.
Urged by Alaska veterans, Sen. Sullivan supports cannabis research at VA - Cannabis News
Activism
Alaska Sen. Dan Sullivan is co-sponsoring a bill that would direct the Department of Veterans Affairs to research medicinal cannabis.

WeedLife.com