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Veterinarian Advises Pot Use Could Delay Putting Down Pets

Veterinarian Advises Pot Use Could Delay Putting Down Pets

Texas Veterinary Cancer Registry(WASHINGTON) — With several states deregulating marijuana in the past year, a California veterinarian is sparking debate over whether it could be used to help America’s sick pets.Doug Kramer, the pet doctor behind the V…

Mom Enrolls 7-Year-Old in Medical Marijuana Program

Mom Enrolls 7-Year-Old in Medical Marijuana Program

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — When 7-year-old Mykayla Comstock was diagnosed with leukemia in July, it was less than three days before her mother filed Oregon medical marijuana paperwork so the child could take lime-flavored capsules filled with …

Israel Considers Distributing Medical Marijuana

Israel Considers Distributing Medical Marijuana

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(LONDON) — Medical use of marijuana is still a hotly contested topic in the U.S., but not in Israel where the country’s health ministry is considering the distribution of medical marijuana through pharmacies. Marijuana is illegal…

Denver Bans Outdoor Marijuana Advertisements

Denver Bans Outdoor Marijuana Advertisements

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(DENVER) — The Denver City Council is making it more difficult for medical marijuana dispensaries to advertise their product.On Monday, the City Council voted to ban all outdoor advertisements for medical marijuana.  In addi…

Gov. Christie Greenlights New Jersey’s First Medical Marijuana Dispensary

Gov. Christie Greenlights New Jersey’s First Medical Marijuana Dispensary

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(MONTCLAIR, N.J.) — The commissioner of New Jersey Department of Health announced this week that for the first time physicians can register qualified patients for the state’s medical marijuana program.It’s a move that got support…

87-Year-Old Accused of Growing Hundreds of Marijuana Plants

87-Year-Old Accused of Growing Hundreds of Marijuana Plants

Hemera/Thinkstock(DENVER) — Edward Bogunovich, 87, is accused of growing more than 400 marijuana plants in the backyard of his Denver home.Bogunovich faces charges that include cultivating marijuana in excess of 30 plants, and possessing more than 12 …

Chong Treats Prostate Cancer With Cannabis

Chong Treats Prostate Cancer With Cannabis

Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic(NEW YORK) — Actor-comedian Tommy Chong, one-half of the pot-loving pair “Cheech and Chong,” said he’s treating his “slow stage-one” prostate cancer with his favorite plant.“I’ve got pro…

$500,000 Medical Marijuana Loan Up In Smoke

$500,000 Medical Marijuana Loan Up In Smoke

David McNew/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Sometimes even the best-laid plans go up in smoke. And sometimes these plans end up costing a lot of money. That’s what happened to Mark Haile and Michele Hammer, two Arizona businesspeople who in August, 2010, eac…

Marijuana Vending Machine by Calif. Company

Marijuana Vending Machine by Calif. Company

David McNew/Getty Images(ALISO VIEJO, Calif.) — A California company hopes to make medical marijuana a little easier to obtain and to control.Dispense Labs, a division of the Dispensary Group, unveiled Autospense Friday, an automated dispensary that d…

Toddler Takes Cannabis Oil for Cancer Treatment

Toddler Takes Cannabis Oil for Cancer Treatment

Brand X Pictures/Thinkstock(MISSOULA, Mont.) — Marijuana was the best medicine for 3-year-old Cash Hyde of Missoula, Mont. At least that’s what his parents, Mike and Kalli Hyde, believe. The couple said they defied doctor’s orders — and Montana law -…

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