06.05.19
California cannabis trade group threatens to sue L.A. over lack of enforcement against illegal shops

Unlicensed marijuana shops still plague Los Angeles’ legal cannabis operators, and the California Minority Alliance (CMA) said it may sue the city attorney’s office if the agency doesn’t step up enforcement efforts against illicit businesses.

06.13.19
Chart: Marijuana store density surpasses Starbucks & McDonald’s in many mature cannabis markets

As competition between cannabis retailers grows, so does the number of stores in mature markets, where the relative density of marijuana shops has surpassed that of Starbucks in many.

06.07.19
In search of the science in the CBD fad

IF YOU BELIEVE the hype, one little bottle of CBD contains miracles. It treats diabetes; reduces stress; alleviates chronic pain and anxiety; even cures acne. Trouble sleeping? Panicky pet? CBD to the rescue.

01.01.19
Prenatal Exposure to Cannabis Affects the Developing Brain

Children born to moms who smoked or ingested marijuana during pregnancy suffer higher rates of depression, hyperactivity, and inattention.

07.30.19
The CBD craze is getting out of hand. The FDA needs to act.

Cannabidiol — better known as CBD — is everywhere, from small specialty shops to large national retail chains. It can be found in foods, supplements, drugs, oils, creams, pet foods and more, and sellers purport that the compound treats everything from cancer to depression. Analysts say the market could surpass $20 billion by 2024.

02.13.19
Teen pot smoking raises risk of depression in adulthood, study finds

Teen use of marijuana may raise the risk of major depression and suicidal thoughts later in life, a new study suggests.

06.12.19
Teen blames laced marijuana for bizarre behavior after throwing baby across parking lot, attacking cars

Expensive regulation and high demand across the country have made the illicit trade more profitable than going legit.

07.21.19
How Legal Marijuana Is Helping the Black Market

Expensive regulation and high demand across the country have made the illicit trade more profitable than going legit.

05.15.19
Legal marijuana reduces chronic pain, but increases injuries and car accidents

The legalization of recreational marijuana is associated with an increase in its abuse, injury due to overdoses, and car accidents, but does not significantly change health care use overall, according to a new study.

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