• January 23, 2021

Tags : cannabis

‘Iron Mike’ could deliver knockout punch against opioids

Former heavyweight champion Mike Tyson appears to be going for a knockout punch against health issues facing veterans. For this, Terrapin Care Station and “Iron Mike” agree. According to the Blast, Tyson and two business partners have plans to build a “cannabis resort” on 40 acres of land in California City, Calif. The resort aims […]Read More

Life expectancy declines from rise in overdoses

American life expectancy at birth declined for the second consecutive year in 2016, fueled by a staggering 21 percent rise in the death rate from drug overdoses, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Thursday. Read story here: https://www.washingtonpost.com/national/health-science/fueled-by-drug-crisis-us-life-expectancy-declines-for-a-second-straight-year/2017/12/20/2e3f8dea-e596-11e7-ab50-621fe0588340_story.html?utm_term=.d4acc2eefb79Read More

Opioids kill more people than breast cancer

Opioids now kill more people than breast cancer, according to a new report from the National Center for Health Statistics. In 2016 alone, 42,249 U.S. drug fatalities – 66 percent of the total – involved opioids, the report says. That’s over a thousand more than the 41,070 Americans who die from breast cancer every year. Read story […]Read More

New cannabis opposition group targets kids with #FakeNews

A new group, the Marijuana Accountability Coalition, announced its launch in November 2017 to “push back against the marijuana industry in Colorado.” The Denver-based group plans to have satellite organizations and volunteers across the state, including recovery advocates, parents, doctors, and “other concerned citizens who do not think Colorado is better off after five years […]Read More

Massachusetts takes statewide approach to cannabis consumption

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text] While Denver has been slow to implement a regulatory system for marijuana consumption establishments – despite receiving a directive from voters in November 2016 – Massachusetts appears to be taking a more robust statewide approach. As Massachusetts Cannabis Commissioner Shaleen Title tells The Boston Globe, “If we give people a place that’s […]Read More

State cannabis tasting rooms effort offers local certainty

After more than a year since Denver voters approved legal marijuana consumption establishments, the city finally received its first applications. Utopia All Natural Wellness and Spa, one of two proposed consumption facilities, would be located at 1244 Grant St. near the Colorado Capitol, according to reports. It would include yoga, massages and wellness services, with […]Read More

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