Maryland Court Denies Police Searches Based on Cannabis Smell Alone

In a decision issued at the beginning of May, 2021 a Maryland appeals court has issued a ruling that the odor of cannabis alone does not constitute probable cause to justify a police search under the Fourth Amendment. A “reasonable suspicion” that a crime is being committed is required before Maryland police can detain an … Read more

Why Cannabis Makes You Want To Eat

For those of you who have experienced the “munchies” after ingesting cannabis and wondered why that happens, this article is for you. And just like everything in the cannabis world, there are different theories about any particular subject. In this article I will list the four factors that signal hunger, discuss the difference between appetite … Read more

Celebrities Who Use Their Status to Break the Cannabis Stigma

I must commend any celebrity who uses their fame and fortune to champion worthy causes. I am referring to breaking the stigma of medical cannabis use and advocating for the legislation of cannabis reform laws. Many celebrities have had first hand experience using medical cannabis and have been advocating for its federal legislation for decades. … Read more

Johns Hopkins Study: Medical Cannabis Usage May Extend Older Adults’ Worklife

The majority of human clinical cannabis studies, sorely lacking in the US, use young and working age participants. Even though older adults experience many more health problems that can be relieved by medical cannabis, this demographic group has been largely ignored by researchers. This changed with the publication of a study by Johns Hopkins Bloomberg … Read more

High THC Potency Doesn’t Cause More Impairment

It may seem logical to assume that the higher the THC content of your cannabis, the greater the impairment and the greater its psychotropic effect. However, this is not the case according to a recent University of Colorado study. In this article I will be citing the study, explaining the results and their implications. I … Read more

Bloom Medicinals Commercial Cannabis Awards 2021 Nomination

GHP News has announced the Commercial Cannabis Awards are returning! Aiming to promote and award the globe’s leading businesses and individuals, Bloom Medicinals has been nominated as one of the businesses at the forefront of an industry enjoying sustained growth year-over-year! The Commercial Cannabis Awards are open to everybody within the industry and an opportunity … Read more

The Most Influential Cannabis Research Studies In Over A Century

In this article I will cite several landmark cannabis studies going back to the end of the 19th century. The goal of these studies was either to advance the understanding of the medicinal benefits and properties of cannabis or to debunk deleterious misinformation which demonized the plant. This list includes present day studies which are … Read more