Medical Marijuana

Judge Blocks Marijuana Farmers Market in Los Angeles

Judge Blocks Marijuana Farmers Market in Los Angeles

A judge has blocked The California Heritage Market, a medical marijuana farmers market, from taking place.  Organizers have been forced to shut down the market. The preliminary injunction was...
US Government to Increase Marijuana Grows

US Government to Increase Marijuana Grows

Some may be shocked to learn that the federal government grows its own marijuana, given the fact that it has been classified as a dangerous substance by the Controlled...
THC Compound Could Slow Alzheimer’s Disease

THC Compound Could Slow Alzheimer’s Disease

A study published in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease reported that a marijuana compound, delta-9-tetrahydocannabinol (THC) could slow the progression of Alzheimer’s disease. The study found that low doses...
Lower Incidences of Domestic Violence Among Couples Who Use Marijuana

Lower Incidences of Domestic Violence Among Couples Who Use Marijuana

A new study by researchers from the University of Buffalo show that married couples who use marijuana are less likely to show aggression toward their spouse or engage in...
Medical Marijuana States See 25% Fewer Painkiller Deaths

Medical Marijuana States See 25% Fewer Painkiller Deaths

Forty-six people die every day in the United States from overdosing on painkillers such as OxyContin and Vicodin.  However, in the thirteen states that legalized medical marijuana between 1999...
Iowa to Hold Medical Marijuana Public Hearings

Iowa to Hold Medical Marijuana Public Hearings

On Tuesday, the Iowa Department of Public Health will hold a public hearing to discuss how state officials will implement the state’s new medical marijuana program. High-CBD medical marijuana...
Minnesota Mom Arrested For Giving Son Marijuana Oil…Even Though It Is Legalized

Minnesota Mom Arrested For Giving Son Marijuana Oil…Even Though It Is Legalized

Angela Brown of Madison, MN, has been arrested for child endangerment for providing marijuana oil to her son in order to help him with symptoms associated with a traumatic...
Connecticut’s First Medical Marijuana Dispensary Opens

Connecticut’s First Medical Marijuana Dispensary Opens

Connecticut’s first medical marijuana dispensary opened Wednesday night in the city of South Windsor.  Prime Wellness of Connecticut has opened its doors, although the shop will not actually have...
Medical Marijuana Regulation Legislation Fails in California

Medical Marijuana Regulation Legislation Fails in California

Last week, a bill that would have placed statewide regulations on California’s medical marijuana program failed in the Assembly Appropriations Committee.  Senate Bill 1262, sponsored by Senator Lou Correa,...
Oregon Releases Medical Marijuana Collective Inspection Information

Oregon Releases Medical Marijuana Collective Inspection Information

The Oregon Health Authority has released its medical marijuana dispensary inspection reports.  Since May, the OHA has inspected 58 medical marijuana dispensaries and found a wide range of violations,...