Why Can’t Medical Marijuana Consumers Legally Own Firearms?

By Joan Eberhardt The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that legal medical marijuana users cannot legally buy a gun in August 2016. In a 3-0 ruling, the court upheld that a federal law preventing medical marijuana users from buying a firearm did not violate the Second Amendment because marijuana has been linked to … More Why Can’t Medical Marijuana Consumers Legally Own Firearms?

Medical Marijuana Prescription or Recommendation: What is the Difference? Does it Matter?

By Joan Eberhardt In the United States, doctors do not prescribe medical marijuana. They can, however, depending on state law, recommend or certify that a qualifying patient would benefit from medical marijuana. While it might seem like they are the same thing, a doctor sees that a patient might benefit from medical marijuana for pain … More Medical Marijuana Prescription or Recommendation: What is the Difference? Does it Matter?

Teens Aren’t Using More Cannabis, but Their Grandparents Sure Are

By Joan Eberhardt   Teens Aren’t Using More Cannabis, but Their Grandparents Sure Are Over the last three years cannabis use among teens has actually declined, and their ability to access it has gotten harder as well. However, among adults over 50 cannabis use has increased significantly. From 2006 to 2013 there was a 57.8 … More Teens Aren’t Using More Cannabis, but Their Grandparents Sure Are