California Studies How Marijuana Farming Effects State’s Energy

As California gears up for the implementation of Proposition 64, which legalized recreational marijuana use, state regulators are trying to figure out how the new industry will impact the energy supply.

In February, the California Public Utilities Commission held a workshop to assess the potential energy impacts of widespread legal pot growth. Continue reading “California Studies How Marijuana Farming Effects State’s Energy”

Utah bill allowing universities to study medical marijuana moves forward

A Utah proposal that would allow universities to study medical marijuana has cleared its first committee meeting.

Members of a House health and human services committee voted unanimously Monday in favor of the plan, saying the research would help to flesh out when the drug should be prescribed, how much should be administered and its potential side effects. Continue reading “Utah bill allowing universities to study medical marijuana moves forward”