Pharmacy school cancels medical marijuana training program
The University of Maryland’s School of Pharmacy had plans to offer training to medical cannabis industry workers. The classes were originally slated to begin in August, but the administration has decided to suspend the program indefinitely. This decision was made because marijuana is still illegal on the federal level. This is why we can’t have nice things.
Judge upholds Kentucky’s medical cannabis ban
Three individuals in Kentucky were fed up with not being able to use medical marijuana for their various ailments. They decided to sue the state over its medical cannabis ban. On Wednesday, a judge said some ignorant things about marijuana and ruled to uphold this ban. Learn more about the case here.
Hurricane Irma vs Florida grow houses
Hurricane Irma left a trail of destruction in its wake, but one burgeoning sector was left relatively unscathed: Florida’s medical marijuana grow houses. Medical cannabis cultivators have reported that they will be able to get their products to patients on schedule. We’ll take all the good news we can get.
Streaming for stoners
BurnTV is a new cannabis-centered online network that plans to bring high-quality programming to marijuana enthusiasts. With original content in the works, the network hopes to attract a broad range of viewers. Watch yourself, Netflix.
Canada’s kosher cannabis
A company in Quebec has received the first kosher certification for medical marijuana in Canada. Just in time for the Jewish High Holidays!