MEDICAL MARIJUANA

Weed

Cannabis Users Might Need More Anesthesia in Medical Procedures

They needed 14 percent more fentanyl and 220.5 percent more propofol during procedures like endoscopies or colonoscopies.
Shayla Love
4.15.19
Cannabis

The Underground Marijuana Doctors of Texas

When patients are desperate for cannabis, they turn to a married couple who have quietly built an illegal business.
Brendan Bures
3.19.19
MARIJUANA

The Battle for Legal Medical Marijuana Hits Malaysia

A landmark decision legalizing medical weed in Thailand has some other countries questioning whether they should follow suit.
VICE Staff
2.18.19
Autism

There’s a Movement to Legalize Weed Extracts for Kids With Autism

Parents are fighting for the right to use CBD oil for their children's symptoms.
Troy Farah
12.11.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Watch a Utah Lawmaker Try Weed for the First Time in a Parking Lot

Ahead of a vote to legalize medical weed in Utah, Jim Dabakis wanted to show his colleagues that getting stoned isn't that big of a deal.
Drew Schwartz
10.24.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

School Nurses Can Now Give Kids Medical Marijuana in Colorado

All they need is a note from the parents and principal.
River Donaghey
6.11.18
kratom

People Are Worried That the FDA Is Trying to Ban Kratom

The DEA proposed banning kratom in 2016 but backed off following massive public pressure. Instead, it asked the FDA to conduct a formal scientific evaluation.
Jesse Hicks
3.13.18
healthcare

Why Doesn’t Health Insurance Cover Medical Marijuana?

Twenty-nine states have legalized medical weed, after all.
Troy Farah
3.7.18
Rise Up

These Are the 5 States Most Likely to Legalize Weed in 2018

Jeff Sessions hates weed, but he can't stop these states from making it legal.
Katelyn Harrop
1.17.18
Weed

Doctors at the VA Can Officially Talk to Patients About Using Weed

New guidance directs VA staff to discuss with veterans how their use of medical marijuana could interact with other prescriptions or aspects of their care.
Michelle Andrews, Kaiser Health News
1.10.18
MARIJUANA

Pot Churches Are Getting Around State Marijuana Laws

Churches that offer weed as a sacrament are proliferating, competing with medical marijuana dispensaries and even pot shops.
Barbara Feder Ostrov, California Healthline
1.2.18
420

You Can Now 'Snort' Weed Using This Cannabis Nasal Spray

If that’s something you wanted to do.
Kaleigh Rogers
12.7.17
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