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I use medical marijuana to treat my insomnia, and the first time I tried it went terribly wrong

Despite taking less than a full dosage, I had a terrible time my first night using medical marijuana.
Ayrn Taylor, an employee at the Venice Beach Care Center, displays medical marijuana at a dispensary in Los Angeles, February 6, 2013.

States with legal medical marijuana have seen a drop in workplace deaths

The study's authors suggest that this could happen because young adults in those states use weed instead of more dangerous drugs.
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The cannabis producer Cronos is selling its stake in a medical-marijuana facility to rival Aurora Cannabis

Marijuana producer Cronos on Monday announced that it has sold its 19% stake in Whistler Medical Marijuana to rival Aurora Cannabis.
Marijuana use is becoming less stigmatized.

States where medical marijuana is legal

Medical marijuana is legal in 33 states and Washington DC. Here's what you need to know about how medical marijuana laws vary across the US.
A Tilray worker tends to cannabis plants.

Tilray is soaring after announcing a deal with a unit of the Swiss drug giant Novartis to take its medical products global

Tilray rallied 10% Tuesday after saying it has partnered with a unit of Swiss drug giant Novartis to develop its medical cannabis products globally.
There has been a recent wave of legalizing marijuana for medicinal purposes.

6 of the most popular strains of marijuana and what they’re prescribed for

Medical marijuana is increasingly popular in the US. Here are six frequently prescribed strains, according to the founder of a marijuana practice.

A Canadian cannabis company will be the first to import legal weed to the US — and its stock is surging

The drugs, imported in capsule form, are designed to treat Essential Tremor, a neurological disorder that causes involuntary and uncontrollable shaking that can make it difficult for patients to perform every day tasks like eating, drinking, or writing. It’s expected to begin in early 2019.
A budtender pours marijuana from a jar.

One of Canada’s largest cannabis companies is surging after getting approval to export new products to Germany

Shares of Tilray, one of Canada's largest cannabis companies, surged on Thursday after the company announced it had received regulatory clearance to export flower products to Germany. Tilray has soared over 500% since it went public in July. Other marijuana stocks have also seen big price gains.
A flowering marijuana plant is pictured at the Canopy Growth Corporation facility in Smiths Falls, Ontario, Canada, January 4, 2018. Picture taken January 4, 2018.

The billionaire heir to a chewing gum fortune is making a huge bet on marijuana

William Wrigley Jr. II, the heir to the Wrigley chewing gum fortune, led a $65 million equity financing into Surterra Wellness, a Florida-based medical marijuana company.
Syrian workers cutting the crops at a marijuana field in Lebanon.

Lebanon will legalize growing marijuana after McKinsey evaluated it as a boost for the country’s troubled economy

Lebanon wants a piece of the red-hot global cannabis market after the consulting firm McKinsey evaluated the economic impact of legalizing medical marijuana in the country.