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Call It What It Is: Why Diction Matters In Cannabis Law

Call It What It Is: Why Diction Matters In Cannabis Law

Utah is now one of 11 states with a “medical marijuana” law which is not all inclusive, but rather exclusive. Utah’s CBD-only law went into effect July 1, 2014, however it is designed to treat one illness/disease with one specific strain of high CBD/low THC cannabis (Charlotte’s Web) and does not provide for any in-state […]

Attention Utah Rep. Patrice Arent: Medical Marijuana is Not a Joke

Attention Utah Rep. Patrice Arent: Medical Marijuana is Not a Joke

The crowd stood and erupted into applause when a committee of the Utah House of Representatives approved the proposed “Hemp Extract Bill” HB0105 recently. Many people applaud this bill, believing it is effectively legalizing cannabis in Utah. It unfortunately does not. HB0105 was designed to allow the purchase of low THC/high CBD cannabis oil for epileptic […]

God Created THC: The Threat of The New Woman’s Christian Temperance Union

God Created THC: The Threat of The New Woman’s Christian Temperance Union

Because the very sound of her voice is like icepicks stabbed in my ears, I honestly couldn’t tell you if Nancy Grace is continuing to talk about marijuana all day every day like she talked about Casey Anthony for 5 years or so. In the original CNN segment that generated so much buzz – and buzzkill […]

Why No Parent Should Support CBD-only Legislation

Why No Parent Should Support CBD-only Legislation

There has been an explosion of newly proposed legislation on CBD-rich cannabis extracts, the type of medical marijuana featured as a treatment for epilepsy in Sanjay Gupta’s “Weed” special in the summer of 2013. Parents fighting for the lives of their epileptic children are desperate for treatment that works, and the power with which these […]

Alepsia + Charlotte’s Web + Extracted Oil = Medical Marijuana. Deal With It.

Alepsia + Charlotte’s Web + Extracted Oil = Medical Marijuana. Deal With It.

Call it extracted oil, call it Alepsia, call it Charlotte’s Web, but the fact remains: it comes from the marijuana plant. Last year, I had a meeting with an extremely conservative state senator in New Jersey. I went along with the mother of an epileptic child, and we talked to him about medical marijuana. We […]