California releases cannabis regulations

This week, state officials released the rules that will regulate recreational marijuana throughout California. Pot delivery services will finally be able to apply for licenses, but transportation by bicycle or drone will be prohibited. Edible cannabis products will have THC limits. You won’t be allowed to toke up in strip clubs. Read more of the new rules here.

Still no weed overdoses

A case report about the death of an 11-month old after exposure to cannabis, among other drugs, has resulted in sensationalized headlines about the first marijuana overdose. Pay no mind to this nonsense. According to an author of the report, “We are absolutely not saying that marijuana killed that child.” Now you know.

Can marijuana treat HIV?

Add HIV to the list of ailments that marijuana may be able to treat. A team of researchers at the University of Florida is embarking on a five year, $3.2 million study to examine the impact of cannabis on HIV patients. Learn more about this important endeavor here.

Cannabis and creativity

Researchers found a link between marijuana use and creativity, but want to note that these are both results of people being open to different experiences. In other words, getting really high won’t help you finally finish that screenplay. Sorry.

Reefer rocks

An enterprising man shipped $1 million worth of cannabis across state lines by packing the plant into artificial boulders. He was caught. Clever, but not clever enough.