Credible Cannabis Coverage


The Research Conundrum

As many of us are aware, marijuana/cannabis is a Schedule 1 controlled substance. This means it’s in the same class as drugs of abuse like heroin, LSD, and magic mushrooms. Schedule 1 status is reserved for drugs with a high potential for abuse, with no accepted medical use.  Passionate...

Women in Cannabis: A look inside NY’s only Female Owned and Operated Medical Marijuana Company

This article was first seen in print and was produced in collaboration with Courtney Friedline (IG: @TheCannaBroad) and CannaHaven. Women have long been the healers and caretakers of this world and it only makes sense that women are emerging as leaders in the medical cannabis industry. It is widely...

Cannabis Community: An Interview with Nikki Lawley

This article was first seen in print as part of our Cannabis Community Column.  About this column:  The purpose of this column is to share stories from patients, advocates, and professionals in the cannabis space. We hope to bolster the discussion about cannabis and help break the stigma...

Decriminalization Passes

This article was first seen in print as part of our 2nd issue which was published in the Fall of 2019.  New York State has finally decriminalized possession of marijuana. The law took effect late last month and downgrades the possession of marijuana from a misdemeanor to a fine. “For to...

Scientific Update Fall 2019

This article was first seen in print as part of our Scientific Update column where readers can catch up on the latest scientific news about cannabis as it relates to our region. Researchers Debate NY Medical Marijuana Laws in Journal of the American Medical Association. In February of this year, r...

Cannabis Businesses Face Many Challenges

This article was first seen in print in our second issue published in the Fall of 2019.  Legislative changes in the cannabis industry are hard to keep up with. Since December of last year, the Agricultural improvement act i.e. farm bill and numerous decriminalization measures have been passed....

Deciphering THC/CBD Ratios

By Melissa Moore  There are over 400 compounds in the Cannabis Sativa plant. The two most prominent compounds are tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and cannabidiol (CBD). When purchasing medical cannabis products, you will notice that they have an assigned THC to CBD ratio. A variety of ratios are av...

Reducing the Stigma Associated with Cannabis

This article was first seen in print and was one of our first “op-eds” ever published. Have an idea for your own opinion piece you’d like to share? Get in touch with us! Picture this: You invite some of your friends over to dinner on a Friday night. They show up with a bottle of w...

Hemp Extraction: A Look inside Plant Science Laboratories

We recently took a trip to Plant Science Laboratories to learn about hemp processing. Plant Science Laboratories is a local dietary supplement manufacturer for the Food and Nutrition industry, and they specialize in the dehydration and milling of nutritional raw materials. They are the largest manuf...
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