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Seizure Son and Mom Promote medical Cannabis at Trenton Statehouse

Trenton, NJ 8/6/2015: Jackson Jaxs Stormes (left) and his mother (right) Jennie Stormes of Blairstown, NJ at the Trenton Statehouse during a Coalition for Medical Marijuana rally. Jax has been on cannabis since November 2012 and has been weaned off of phenobarbitol, klonopin, onfi, depakote, stiripentol, and the ketogenic diet.  At this point Jaxs needs more intense care with medical professionals with Cannabis Education and Experience:…
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Denver Halts some Pot Sales over Insecticide Worries

DENVER — City officials temporarily halted the sale of millions of dollars worth of legal marijuana because of concerns that unapproved pesticides or fungicides have contaminated it. This past Friday alone, city officials placed a "hold" on 60,000 plants at a single grow facility here after consulting with state agriculture inspectors and the Environmental Protection Agency. They previously had placed crops from six other facilities…
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Colorado: Marijuana Sales Total $700 Million in 2014

Denver, CO: Retail sales of marijuana totaled just under $700 million in Colorado in 2014 - the first full year during which sales of marijuana for both medical and recreational purposes were allowed. Total sales for the year were $699,198,805, according to data tabulated by the Colorado Department of Revenue. Sales of medicinal cannabis totaled some $386 million for the year, while marijuana sales at…
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Study: Oral Cannabis Extracts Associated With Seizure Control In Children

Denver, CO: The administration of oral cannabis extracts is associated with the mitigation of seizures in adolescents with epilepsy, according to clinical data published this month in the journalEpilepsy & Behavior. Researchers from the Colorado Children's Hospital in Denver performed a retrospective chart review of 75 children who had been provided with cannabis extracts. Authors reported that 57 percent of subjects showed some level of…
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Colorado: Medical Marijuana Permitted While On Probation

Colorado: Medical Marijuana Permitted While On Probation. Thursday, 21 May 2015 Denver, CO: The Governor has signed legislation into law permitting qualified patients to access medical cannabis use while on probation or Bill 1267 states: "The possession or use of medical marijuana ... shall not be considered another offense such that its use constitutes a violation of the terms of probation. ... his act is necessary for…
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5 marijuana industry jobs you probably didn’t know existed

Image via MMJ America Working in the marijuana industry is no longer a matter of driving shady cars across the border or setting up illicit grow rooms in your basement – at least not in Colorado. Sure, it may still be hard to explain to your grandparents what you’re doing for a living, but it has to be easier than trying to explain what a…
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