Spoiler Report: THC to Be Studied in Treating PTSD, More
And a guide for buying cannabis oils, too.
How Racism and Police Bias Gutted Illinois's Medical Marijuana Program
Systemic prejudice keeps the medicine away in the Prairie State. In the second installment of The KIND contributor Sam Stecklow's two-part, in-depth dispatches from Illinois's failing medical-marijuana pilot program, Stecklow explores the role of perceived racism and police obstructionism in kneecapping the program. [The KIND]
Marijuana May Soon Be Studied as a Treatment for PTSD
The fight for weed as a form of treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder has been led by Dr. Sue Sisley since her research, which was being performed at the University of Arizona, was put on hold in 2014 because the university pulled the no-chill-move-of-the-year and pulled the plug, before firing her. Dr. Sisley has teamed with the Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies as a principle site investigator to reboot the research. [VICE]
How Long Does Weed Stay in Your System?
The truth is––despite what the kid behind the counter at the head shop tells you––there is no definitive answer. [The Cannabist]
Weed Helps This Teenager Cope With 3,000 Seizures a Day
The 15-year-old suffers from autism and epilepsy. His mother says that he never slept through a full night until they introduced medical marijuana into his treatment regimen. [Mic]
Consult This Guide Before Getting High on Cannabis Oils
From only buying lab-tested-products to knowing which lab tests your products, this in-depth guide from Willamette Week is a great companion to the concentrate novice. [WWeek]