Nyu Researchers Find 18 Percent Of High School Seniors Smoke Hookah

So hookah use is much different from cigarette use, which is more common in non-urban areas.” Hookah, an ancient form of smoking, in which charcoal-heated tobacco or non-tobacco based shisha smoke is passed through water before inhalation, is rapidly gaining popularity among adolescents in the US. The researchers found those... more →
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Transforming Healthcare Delivery

Kemp Hannon, Healthcare Association of New York State President Dennis Whalen, Marlene Zurack, the chief financial officer of New York Citys Health and Hospitals Corporation, and Jill Furillo, executive director of the New York State Nurses Association. Fresh off the victory of his medical marijuana bill in Albany, Assemblyman Richard... more →
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Get Ready For The Marijuana Delivery App ‘canary’

Last Thursday at the annual Tech Crunch Disrupt convention a new power player in the pot playground emerged, in marijuana delivery service Canary. According to Business Insider the app which is developed by students at the University of Washington: Has yet to launch, however.Tullis and Vakharia are taking their time with the startup... more →
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U Washington Students Start ‘uber For Marijuana’ Delivery Service

Two students at the University of Washington in Seattle are starting a business that they describe as Uber for marijuana. Josiah Tullis and Megh Vakharia are planning to launch a phone app called Canary in Seattle late next month. “[A]n on-demand service that allows you to get cannabis delivered right to your doorstep.”... more →
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University Of Washington Students To Launch Pot-delivery App

Users will be able to buy quantities ranging from a gram to an ounce. The service also describes the sensations users can expect to experience with each strain. “For example, it describes a variety called “White Widow” as “Happy. Euphoric. Uplifted,” Campus Reform reported . The services will reportedly... more →
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Marijuana Weekly Roundup: Is Cannabis Delivery The Next Big Thing?

Colorado Approved The Largest State Funded MJ Resarch Grant Ever A new grant system in Colorado is handing out up to $9 million in funding for medical marijuana research. This will be the largest state funded research product on the plant, and Dr. Larry Wolk, executive director and chief medical officer of the Colorado Health Department,... more →
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Internet Links Medical Marijuana Patients With Sellers Before Dispensaries Open

Those guys are drug dealers. Downing said the Department of Public Health is aware of his business because he sends it a form signed by each of his patients, designating him as their caregiver. He said it is unclear what the department does with the forms since the state has yet to create the planned registration system for patients... more →
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St. Paul, Minn.: Minn. Medical Pot Bill Moves Ahead Despite Rift

State law enforcement officials have said they won’t oppose the measure. “I’m here to support whatever they’re asking for to get more access to the plant,” said Paige Figi, 40, of Colorado Springs, Colorado, during her hearing testimony. Figi’s daughter Charlotte, 7, is the girl after whom the... more →
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Medical Marijuana Patients Are Forced Back Into Hiding In California

The legislation led to the first dispensaries in bastions of reform like Oakland and Berkeley. But red areas of the state dug in their heels. The City of San Diego, for example, had to be taken to court and forced to issue the ID cards called for under SB 420 and some counties still won’t issue them. Meanwhile, the rest of... more →
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