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  1. Ron Strider

    Everything We Learned About The Health Effects Of Marijuana In 2017

    In 2017, some Americans could buy legal marijuana almost as easily as they could order a pizza. Pot shops outnumber Starbucks stores in states like Colorado and Oregon, and medical marijuana delivery services drop the drug off at people's doors in California and Massachusetts. With marijuana...
  2. Ron Strider

    A Scientific Look At Whether Weed Or Alcohol Is Worse For You - We Have A Winner

    Which is worse for you: weed or whiskey? It's a tough call, but based on the science, there appears to be a clear answer. Keep in mind that there are dozens of factors to account for, including how the substances affect your heart, brain, and behavior, and how likely you are to get hooked...
  3. Ron Strider

    We Took A Scientific Look At Whether Weed Or Alcohol Is Worse For You: Winner

    Which is worse for you: weed or whiskey? It's a tough call, but based on the science, there appears to be a clear answer. Keep in mind that there are dozens of factors to account for, including how the substances affect your heart, brain, and behavior, and how likely you are to get hooked...
  4. Ron Strider

    Political Risk Increases For Medical Marijuana

    The policies of the Trump Administration pose a growing risk to all companies involved in the cannabis sphere. Attorney General Sessions is an implacable foe of all things cannabis and can make life difficult in the legal, government approval and finance areas. GW Pharmaceuticals is furthest...
  5. Ron Strider

    Marijuana Industry Growth Threatened By Jeff Sessions' Position On Pot

    You're not just being paranoid if you think the current White House administration is a little more hostile than the previous one toward the marijuana industry. According to data from Sentieo, nearly 75% of publicly traded companies with some stake in the marijuana industry deemed Trump's...
  6. Ron Strider

    Science Says: What's Known And Not Known About Marijuana

    A new marijuana study joins a limited record of scientific knowledge about the harms and benefits of pot. The research published Wednesday is the first rigorous test of a marijuana compound in treating a certain form of severe epilepsy. It found that an ingredient of marijuana – one that...
  7. K

    MD: Marijuana Legalization Shouldn't Be Held Hostage To Drugged Driving Concerns

    Maryland lawmakers are once again considering legislation to regulate the adult use and sale of marijuana to those age 21 or older. Nearly six in 10 residents support this reform, according to a February Goucher poll. But opponents charge that doing so could pose a risk to traffic safety...
  8. K

    PA: Company Grows To Include Division To Build Medical Marijuana Facilities

    Quarryville, Pa. - The construction company, Paul Risk Associates Inc., has been in business for nearly 80 years. When the medical marijuana bill passed, one of their customers asked them about building a facility where he could grow and process marijuana. The president, D.J. Risk, decided to...
  9. K

    PA: Contractor Starts Division To Design And Build Medical Marijuana Growhouses

    When DJ Risk approached his grandparents about creating a new division within Paul Risk Construction, he wrestled with how to share his vision. Paul Risk had grown a fledgling family business from three to 70 employees and carefully cultivated a reputation as a full-service design-and-build...
  10. K

    Study Examines Evolving Rates, Perceptions Of Marijuana Use

    A new study from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration provides an in-depth examination of marijuana use in the United States, as well as data regarding the public's perception of the risks associated with the drug. Using data collected by the National Survey on Drug...
  11. R

    New Study Suggests Marijuana's Impact On Crash Risk Has Been Greatly Exaggerated

    Pot prohibitionists frequently warn that legalization will flood the roads with dangerously stoned drivers, leading to a surge in traffic fatalities. So far there is not much evidence of such a surge in Colorado or Washington, where marijuana was legalized in 2012. A new study may help explain...
  12. R

    Pot vs. Tobacco: Which Is The True Cancer Risk?

    As the reality of legalized non-medical marijuana looms large, Canadians want to know if it's as dangerous as cigarettes. Or is pot actually "infinitely worse," as former Prime Minister Stephen Harper famously declared during the recent federal election? It's neither, science now asserts...