Category Archives: thc

DeltaGate: Richard Nixon’s Sneaky Fight Against Delta-8 THC

It sounds like a wacky conspiracy theory: The government found a promising treatment for cancer, then banned further research. Yet it happened in the Nixon era! Decades ago, a government-sponsored report linked THC to smaller lung tumors. It also found that a rare form of THC called delta-8 didn’t cause dopeyness. Nixon didn’t like the […]

Any Condition Is Now a Qualifying Condition in Virginia

The doors to Virginia’s medical cannabis system are now open. Late last week, Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam signed a bill into law that drastically expanded the state program, allowing patients to use cannabis oil to treat any diagnosed medical condition. Prior to the change, only patients with intractable epilepsy could use cannabis without fear of […]