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New Medical Marijuana BillGaining Ground in House and Senate

New Medical Marijuana BillGaining Ground in House and Senate

The Compassionate Access, Research Expansion and Respect States (CARERS) Act is gaining ground in both the House and the Senate.  The bill aims to legalize medical marijuana on a...
Paperwork for First Church of Cannabis Filed in Indiana

Paperwork for First Church of Cannabis Filed in Indiana

On the heels of the passage of the Religious Freedom Restoration Act in Indiana, Bill Levin has filed paperwork for the First Church of Cannabis Inc. Levin, the church’s...
Colorado Asks US Supreme Court to Throw Out Neighboring States’ Lawsuit Over Recreational Marijuana

Colorado Asks US Supreme Court to Throw Out Neighboring States’ Lawsuit Over Recreational Marijuana

On Friday, Colorado’s Attorney General asked the US Supreme Court to throw out a lawsuit filed by Oklahoma and Nebraska over recreational marijuana in Colorado. Oklahoma and Nebraska filed...
Federal Government Approves Arizona Medical Marijuana For PTSD Study

Federal Government Approves Arizona Medical Marijuana For PTSD Study

An Arizona researcher has been granted permission by the federal government to conduct research on the impact of medical marijuana on PTSD. Dr. Sue Sisley, who was terminated from...
NC House Panel Rejects Medical Marijuana Proposal

NC House Panel Rejects Medical Marijuana Proposal

On Wednesday, a North Carolina House committee unanimously voted down a proposal that would have legalized medical marijuana for people suffering from debilitating illnesses. One medical marijuana supporter present...
Illegal Marijuana Trafficking Scheme Shut Down in Colorado

Illegal Marijuana Trafficking Scheme Shut Down in Colorado

Colorado officials have won indictments against 32 individuals accused on being involved in a scheme to illegally grow marijuana in Colorado and traffic it to other states. The indictments...
Louisiana May Be Newest State to Tackle Marijuana Legalization in 2016

Louisiana May Be Newest State to Tackle Marijuana Legalization in 2016

Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Representative Dalton Honore has introduced House Bill 117, which would allow voters to weigh in on legalizing marijuana in Louisiana. If approved by the legislature, voters...
Colorado Marijuana Legalization Already Benefitting Local Schools

Colorado Marijuana Legalization Already Benefitting Local Schools

As part of Colorado’s legal marijuana program, part of the marijuana excise tax is to be contributed to local schools.  Schools are already seeing the benefits of these taxes,...
First Legal Medical Marijuana Collective Opens in San Diego

First Legal Medical Marijuana Collective Opens in San Diego

On Wednesday, San Diego county’s first legal marijuana shop, A Green Alternative, opened in Otay Mesa. While the 1,400 sq. foot shop has minimal signage to blend in with...
Medical Marijuana Bill Passes Georgia House Committee

Medical Marijuana Bill Passes Georgia House Committee

A bill to legalize medical marijuana passed a Georgia House committee Thursday.  The new legislation broadens efforts to bring medical marijuana to patients. The new legislation, House Bill 1,...