Cannabis originated in China, genetic analysis reveals

By Tom Metcalfe Marijuana users have had many occasions to wonder where their much-beloved — yet much maligned — cannabis plant came from. They need wonder no more: New genetic research reveals that the pot plant has its roots in what is now northwest China, where local strains are most like the original strain... more →
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West Cape May the latest to OK cannabis sales

By Bill Barlow WEST CAPE MAY — Supporters of a proposal to allow cannabis to be grown and sold in town cited the potential revenue and the borough’s history as an agricultural area. Speakers on both sides of the issue had their say Wednesday evening during a public hearing on an ordinance allowing the use. Supporters outnumbered... more →
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Delta council gives green light to cannabis store

By: Sandor Gyarmati It’s a first of what could be more cannabis retail stores in Delta. Council on Monday unanimously approved an application by Seed & Stone to open a private cannabis dispensary at 616 Chester Road, located on Annacis Island. It will be in close proximity to the Highway 91 Interchange. “I... more →
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A 20-year-old got a mysterious syndrome that makes marijuana users violently ill and said it was like ‘Edward Scissorhands was trying to grab my intestines and pull them out’

By Julia Naftulin When Bo Gribbon was 17, he experienced the first of many excruciating cannabis-induced episodes that left him vomiting and screaming for hours, NBC News reporters Laura Strickler and Steve Patterson wrote. “It felt like Edward Scissorhands was trying to grab my intestines and pull them out,”... more →
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