Biochemist Jahan Marcu has found “a very rewarding career” working to assure the safety of medicines. “It is really touching to see patients using our products and leaving opioids behind,” says Adam Kavalier, a phytochemist who works in the same industry. The fast-growing field where these scientists work provides not only these satisfactions, but also,…

Today, women are in leadership positions at every level of the cannabis industry, from CEOs of blossoming companies to cultivators taking cannabis from plant to product. Women grow cannabis, make medicines, own their own farms and operate their own dispensaries. Some women are also producing and directing documentaries in order to fight the stigma of…

Neither the occasional nor the heavy use of marijuana by adolescents is associated with decreased motivation, according to clinical datapublished online ahead of print in the journal Substance Use & Misuse. A team of Florida International University researchers assessed the relationship between cannabis use and motivation in 79 adolescent subjects. Participants consisted of both long-term…

  President Donald Trump says he wants Florida Gov. Rick Scott to challenge incumbent U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson in next year’s elections. Florida Governor Rick Scott is considering a run for Florida Senator. The required process to remove an elected politician is difficult and rarely successful. A viable solution that can raise the integrity of…

  What does a former professional wrestler and Governor, a former Judge and now legal analyst, a cannabis attorney, personal injury lawyer, the Executive Director of the National Indian Cannabis Coalition and a former comedian and now cannabis activist have in common? Roger Stone. Last week, Roger Stone, veteran Republican presidential strategist, political operative and…

  “There is majority agreement between the House and Senate, that smoking of cannabis is not an act that is consistent with a healthy life and not consistent with consuming medicine,” Sen. Rob Bradley said. During the Legislative session, a Senate meeting was unexpectedly put on hold for 15 minutes after a man in the…