Five different states recently passed measures to legalize marijuana for recreational and/or medical use. This brings the total number of states that have reduced fines and penalties (or eliminated them outright) for the purchase and use of marijuana to 16. Tennessee wasn’t one of those states. Marijuana is still illegal here. Thus, the questions remain:…

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As the parent of a teenager who sometimes gets into minor trouble from typical teenage antics, you might think back on your own childhood stunts. Your stunts never resulted in life-altering consequences. Your parents probably yelled a little, maybe grounded you and called it a day. Today, even minor incidents can turn into hair-raising events…

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In May of 2014, Governor Bill Haslam signed a very controlled, very limited bill regarding medical marijuana into law. The law allows for a four year study of cannibidiol, or CBD, by Vanderbilt University. High amounts of CBD have been linked to the effective treatment of seizures, though no one currently knows why. Discoveries like…

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