UFC exec asks for softer stance against marijuana users
Category: News | Posted on Fri, March, 22nd 2013 by THCFinder
LAS VEGAS – If UFC exec Marc Ratner has his way, fighters testing positive for marijuana following bouts in Nevada would be treated very differently than those who are busted for using performance-enhancing drugs.
During Thursday's meeting of the Nevada State Athletic Commission's Steroid and Drug Testing Advisory Panel, Ratner asked that the commission evaluate how it handles fighters who test positive for marijuana.
"Society is changing," Ratner said. "It's a different world now than when I was on the commission. States are legalizing marijuana, and it's becoming more and more of a problem with fighters testing positive (for marijuana) and the metabolites."
Read more: http://www.usatoday.com
Medical Marijuana Sales Total $1.5 Billion for 2013, $6B by 2018
Category: Medical Marijuana | Posted on Fri, March, 22nd 2013 by THCFinder
The United States medical marijuana industry should gross about $1.5 billion in sales in 2013, with revenue rising to potentially $6 billion by 2018, according to a new study released by Colorado publication MMJ Business Daily.
The sort of Wall St. Journal of weed “used a mix of methodologies to come up with reliable estimates, including: existing estimates by government agencies or other sources, identifiable trends, the maturity of the market, averages for similar markets or neighboring states with reliable data, average revenue per dispensary estimates, average annual patient spend in the area, information from local professionals, and/or MMJ tax revenues.”
Read more: http://blog.sfgate.com
Category: Nugs | Posted on Fri, March, 22nd 2013 by THCFinder
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