Welcome back to The Week in Weed; here’s your Friday update on all things cannabis.
- Chronic marijuana use is about as bad for your health as not flossing, researchers find (The Washington Post, 2 June 2016; note: registration required)
Long-term marijuana use is not associated with a raft of physical health problems, according to a new study, with one surprising exception: gum disease.
- Ohio on Verge of Creating One of Largest Medical Marijuana Markets in the U.S. (Marijuana Business Daily: News, 1 June 2016)
Ohio appears poised to become the newest state to approve a medical marijuana program, which could create one of the largest MMJ industries in the nation with patient numbers in the hundreds of thousands and annual sales in the hundreds of millions of dollars.
- Don’t Fall Over, but Medical Marijuana Just Scored a Big Victory on Capitol Hill (The Motley Fool: Fool.com, 29 May 2016)
The federal government just softened its stance on a very specific use of medical marijuana.