U.S. approves first prescription drug made from marijuana

WASHINGTON — U.S. health regulators on Monday approved the first prescription drug made from marijuana, a milestone that could spur more research into a...

Nearly 280 marijuana stores in Colorado suggested cannabis for pregnancy-related nausea, a new study...

Should women suffering from morning sickness during pregnancy use marijuana to control their nausea? Colorado health experts, regulatory officials and even industry advocates have consistently...

Historic vote on medical cannabis set to happen Wednesday

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – A historic vote on medical marijuana will happen at the state capitol Wednesday. The medical cannabis vote is set to occur...

Global pharmaceutical giant Novartis teams up with billionaire-backed Canadian marijuana startup

By Jennifer Kaplan, Bloomberg Novartis AG is partnering with a Canadian cannabis company backed by billionaire Peter Thiel to get in on the medical...

Town Hall reveals progress being made on opioid crisis, but Tenn. has long way...

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – News 2’s Opioid Crisis Town Hall on Thursday revealed progress is being made on tackling the problem in Middle Tennessee,...

Sumner County the latest to go after opioid distributers, manufacturers

SUMNER COUNTY, Tenn. (WKRN) – The opioid epidemic is hitting communities hard. No matter your race, religion or economic standing anyone can be affected, and...

Sen. Lamar Alexander says problem is clear when looking at opioid crisis

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – For the last six month, Tennessee Senator Lamar Alexander has spent time hearing from devastated parents who have lost children...

Texas judge weighs whether father who treated autistic daughter with marijuana is fit to...

Published: Mar 6, 2018, 11:12 am • Updated: Mar 6, 2018, 12:12 pm By Naomi Martin, The Dallas Morning News DALLAS — Christy Zartler had...

Opioid poisonings, overdoses send more US kids to hospitals

CHICAGO (AP) — Opioid poisonings and overdoses are sending increasing numbers of U.S. children and teens to the hospital, according to a study showing...

TSU launches hemp research initiative

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – Industrial hemp is undergoing a resurgence as it is one of the oldest domesticated crops and used in hundreds of...

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