San Leandro City Council voted last Monday to select Davis Street Wellness Center as the recipient of the city’s second medical marijuana dispensary.
The long night of debate brought an end to an even longer two-year application and vetting process that started with 15 applicants. With the support of current employees and local community, Dr. John Oram, president and CEO of DSWC, gave a hard-hitting, 10-minute presentation that highlighted several inconsistencies with the other applicants, namely BLUM’s application in regard to its finances and merger with Newport Beach–based Terra Tech Corporation.
If you love to travel, or are just a fan of hardcore stoner culture, Jamaica is most likely a go-to destination on your bucket list. We are sure that just like us, you have heard all of the horror stories about buying weed in foreign countries. You could be arrested or, even worse, be sold ditch weed because you’re a tourist and don’t know any better. Well, thanks to Jamaica’s Cannabis Licensing Authority, you may be able to buy legitimate weed as soon as you step off the airplane.
The Colorado Medical Board took the largest disciplinary action against medical marijuana doctors in state history Tuesday when, in one fell swoop, it suspended the medical licenses of four doctors for allegedly allowing more than 1,500 patients to grow an excessive amount of personal cannabis plants.
Dr. Gentry Dunlop of Aurora, Dr. Robert Maiocco of Denver, Dr. Deborah Parr of Durango, and Dr. William Stone of Colorado Springs were collectively suspended from practicing medicine. The suspensions were handed down Tuesday at the same time the doctors first learned they were even under investigation.
Smoking, albeit harmful, is a habit that is rich in tradition. People have been smoking as far back as 5000 BC, and while its earliest uses were during shamanistic rituals, tobacco use and cultivation spread quickly when Europeans arrived America during the 16th century. Tobacco use was even perceived as elegant up until research finally revealed that smoking tobacco causes many kinds of cancers.