Who Funds Marijuana Research in the United States?

Who Funds Marijuana Research in the United States?

Funding can be difficult for medical researchers to come by, particularly those who study niche or controversial medications. Because of its legal status at the federal level, getting funding to research medical marijuana (Cannabis) can be especially difficult,...
Can You Join the Military if You Have a Medical Marijuana Card?

Can You Join the Military if You Have a Medical Marijuana Card?

Every year, over 180,000 people enlist in the U.S. military. Whether recruits seek to join the Army, Air Force, Navy, Marine Corps, or the Coast Guard, each branch sets strict eligibility criteria which are reinforced by federal laws. For example, federal law...
Can Your Child Be Taken Away if You Use Medical Marijuana?

Can Your Child Be Taken Away if You Use Medical Marijuana?

Having your son or daughter taken away from you is every parent’s worst nightmare.  However, child protection agencies have the authority to remove children from households if it is determined that the child’s health and safety are in jeopardy. ...
Why Doctors Think Marijuana Should Be Legalized

Why Doctors Think Marijuana Should Be Legalized

Marijuana has become increasingly accepted in the United States thanks to the sustained efforts of doctors, activists, researchers, patients, and legislators.  As of summer 2016, Washington D.C. and 25 states — including Massachusetts — have legalized...