Monthly Archives: May 2017

The Endocannabinoid System and its Impact on the Human Body

By Greenhouse Ventures Team The endocannabinoid system (ECS) is a group of endogenous cannabinoid receptors located in the brain and throughout the central and peripheral nervous systems, consisting of neuromodulatory lipids and their receptors The receptors are configured only to accept cannabinoids, specifically tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and cannabidiol (CBD). There are two primary cell receptors that make up the ECS, Cannabinoid Receptor...

National District Attorney’s Association Urges Federal Marijuana Crackdown

The National District Attorney’s Association (NDAA), which created a policy group in January to advise the Trump administration on marijuana decisions, is taking a highly oppositional stance to legalization and urging the Justice Department to enforce federal prohibition laws in states that have legalized the drug. This article was originally published in Extract. Click here to read more.

New Federal Bill Would Allow Banking for Marijuana Businesses

Marijuana businesses can’t openly bank and congressman Ed Perlmutter, D-Colo., is hoping to change that. Perlmutter on Thursday introduced the Secure and Fair Enforcement Banking Act (SAFE Banking Act), legislation that would allow banks to serve marijuana-related businesses without fear of penalties from the federal government. This article was originally published in The Cannabist. Click here to read more.