Medical Marijuana

Suspended Santa Ana Police Officers Say Video of Them Eating Marijuana Edibles During Dispensary Raid Violates Their Privacy

Suspended Santa Ana Police Officers Say Video of Them Eating Marijuana Edibles During Dispensary Raid Violates Their Privacy

In May, three Santa Ana police officers were caught on surveillance video eating medibles and mocking medical marijuana patients during a dispensary raid. Those officers, who were suspended following...
Feds Deny Application for CO Marijuana Credit Union

Feds Deny Application for CO Marijuana Credit Union

Federal banking officials have rejected an application from The Fourth Corner Credit Union in Denver, CO. TFCCU services the state’s marijuana industry. The Credit Union planned to make a...
Hawaii Lawmakers Tour Marijuana Shops in Colorado

Hawaii Lawmakers Tour Marijuana Shops in Colorado

Earlier this year, the Hawaiian Legislature passed a bill that allows eight retail medical marijuana stores in the state. This week, a dozen Hawaiian lawmakers took time to tour...
Ohio Marijuana Legalization Group Submits New Signatures

Ohio Marijuana Legalization Group Submits New Signatures

Organizers for ResponsibleOhio submitted additional signatures Thursday to get their legalization initiative onto the November ballot. The group originally submitted 695,000 signatures but many were found to be invalid....
New DEA Leader Says Marijuana is Probably Less Dangerous Than Heroin

New DEA Leader Says Marijuana is Probably Less Dangerous Than Heroin

Acting DEA Administrator Chuck Rosenberg acknowledged that heroin is probably more dangerous than marijuana, but that no substances should be promoted.  “Let me say it this way,” he started,...
250 Italian Lawmakers Support Marijuana Decriminalization Proposal

250 Italian Lawmakers Support Marijuana Decriminalization Proposal

Over 250 Italian lawmakers have given their support to a proposal that would decriminalize the production, sale, and consumption of marijuana throughout the country. Should this proposal become law,...
Medical Marijuana to Be Sold at Pharmacies in Israel

Medical Marijuana to Be Sold at Pharmacies in Israel

On Monday, Israel’s Deputy Health Minister, Ya’akov Litzman, announced that medical marijuana will now be distributed at pharmacies, which will allow more physicians to prescribe it to patients. “Today...
New Washington Medical Marijuana Laws Take Effect

New Washington Medical Marijuana Laws Take Effect

Washington state’s updated medical marijuana regulations took effect Friday. Among the regulations now in effect: Post-traumatic stress disorder and traumatic brain injury are added as qualifying conditions. A qualifying...
Cannabis May Help Heal Bone Fractures

Cannabis May Help Heal Bone Fractures

A new study published in the Journal of Bone and Mineral Research has found that cannabidiol (CBD), a non-psychoactive element of cannabis, may help bone fractures heal better. According...
Colorado Rejects Proposal to Allow Medical Marijuana for PTSD

Colorado Rejects Proposal to Allow Medical Marijuana for PTSD

Colorado health officials have rejected a proposal to add Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) to the list of qualifying conditions for medical marijuana. This is the third time since...