We Asked Health Care Professionals What They Think Of Weed, Man

Users of the health care app Figure 1 said they would encourage patients to try more “traditional” therapies before turning to marijuana. A majority of health care workers such as doctors, nurses, and medical students would prescribe marijuana to patients if they could, according to an online survey conducted by the Figure 1 medical app ...
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Oakland’s Medical Marijuana Dispensaries Move To Block An Open Market

Harborside Health Center founder and executive director Steve DeAngelo during a panel at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on July 29, 2011 in Beverly Hills, California. Frederick M. Brown / Via Getty Images The eight licensed medical marijuana dispensaries in Oakland, California have banded together to limit the number of dispensaries in the city in a ...
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Oakland’s Medical Marijuana Dispensaries Move To Block An Open Market

Harborside Health Center founder and executive director Steve DeAngelo during a panel at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on July 29, 2011 in Beverly Hills, California. Frederick M. Brown / Via Getty Images The eight licensed medical marijuana dispensaries in Oakland, California have banded together to limit the number of dispensaries in the city in a ...
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9 Feature Stories You Can’t Miss This Week: Avengers, Unicorns, And Mermaids

This week for BuzzFeed News, Amanda Chicago Lewis discovers the pitfalls of medical marijuana. Read that and these other great stories from BuzzFeed and around the web. The Dark Side of Medical Marijuana's Miracle Elixir — BuzzFeed News Certain compounds in cannabis have serious medical potential for everyone from cancer patients to children suffering from ...
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9 Feature Stories You Can’t Miss This Week: Avengers, Unicorns, And Mermaids

This week for BuzzFeed News, Amanda Chicago Lewis discovers the pitfalls of medical marijuana. Read that and these other great stories from BuzzFeed and around the web. The Dark Side of Medical Marijuana's Miracle Elixir — BuzzFeed News Certain compounds in cannabis have serious medical potential for everyone from cancer patients to children suffering from ...
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The Dark Side Of Medical Marijuana’s Miracle Drug

Annette Maughan was hoping for a miracle when her package of Real Scientific Hemp Oil finally arrived in the mail.It was May 2014, and it had been almost a year since she’d first heard about cannabis as a potential treatment for epilepsy, from the mother of another boy in her son’s class at a special-needs ...
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The Dark Side Of Medical Marijuana’s Miracle Drug

Annette Maughan was hoping for a miracle when her package of Real Scientific Hemp Oil finally arrived in the mail.It was May 2014, and it had been almost a year since she’d first heard about cannabis as a potential treatment for epilepsy, from the mother of another boy in her son’s class at a special-needs ...
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Canada’s Pot Dispensaries Don’t Know WTF Health Canada Wants From Them

Commercial growers can’t keep up with patients’ needs, they say. Health Canada last week warned more than a dozen medical marijuana dispensaries that they were breaking the law. At least 13 identical letters were sent to dispensaries and compassion clubs, located primarily in the Vancouver area. Health Canada demanded they shut down immediately or face ...
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Canada’s Pot Dispensaries Don’t Know WTF Health Canada Wants From Them

Commercial growers can’t keep up with patients’ needs, they say. Health Canada last week warned more than a dozen medical marijuana dispensaries that they were breaking the law. At least 13 identical letters were sent to dispensaries and compassion clubs, located primarily in the Vancouver area. Health Canada demanded they shut down immediately or face ...
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18 Things I Learned Working In A Legal Pot Shop

Here’s what it’s like working at San Francisco’s Bloom Room as a “cannabis consultant.” After making a trip to visit Bloom Room as part of my tour of upscale San Francisco dispensaries, I thought it would be fun to go behind the scenes to see what it was really like working in the medical marijuana ...
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