Archive for August, 2015

SOUTHWEST CANNABIS CONFERENCE AND EXPO (SWCC Expo) – The professional and educational medical cannabis and hemp conference in the southwest United States.

Source: Southwest Cannabis Conference and Expo

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John Elledge and Whitney Alexander’s wedding earlier this month in Oregon featured a smoke tent – complete with 13 different strains of marijuana that guests could sample with the help of a budtender.

Source: Marijuana bars, budtender growing trend at weddings | Fox News

A side effect of a federal drug law has left legal pot farmers without any approved pesticides—and as a result, many have turned to harmful chemicals to protect their crops.

Source: Why Marijuana Growers Struggle With Pesticide Safety – The Atlantic

Euphoria Wellness opened Monday to select, pre-registered patients, marking the official introduction of legal medical marijuana to the Las Vegas Valley.

Source: Legal medical marijuana officially introduced in Las Vegas – FOX5 Vegas – KVVU

While thousands of patients across Illinois continue to wait for the state’s medical marijuana program to finally open up shop, a number of the state’s most prominent medical organizations have reportedly forbidden their physicians from providing certifications for those that qualify to participate in the program.

Source: Physicians Everywhere Refusing to Recommend Medical Marijuana | High Times

Public health officials reported nearly 200 patients have now qualified for Georgia’s new medical marijuana registry, with an uptick in the number of doctors now approved to recommend cannabis oil as a treatment.

Source: Nearly 200 patients qualify for Georgia’s medical marijuana registry | Local News | Times Free Press

Source: Medicinal marijuana: Patients battle stigma and misunderstanding — ScienceDaily