Medical Marijuana

Justice Department Plans to Prosecute People for Medical Marijuana Despite Congress Requests

Justice Department Plans to Prosecute People for Medical Marijuana Despite Congress Requests

Despite a December amendment from Congress that defunded the Department of Justice’s war on medical marijuana, a recent statement from the DOJ shows that they still plan to prosecute...
Medical Marijuana Bill Introduced in Pennsylvania

Medical Marijuana Bill Introduced in Pennsylvania

Senate Bill 3 has been introduced in Pennsylvania, aiming to legalize medical marijuana. The introduction of SB3 comes after its equivalent died in the House of Representatives at the...
New Medical Marijuana Bill Gaining Ground in House and Senate

New Medical Marijuana Bill Gaining 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...
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...
Georgia Senate Passes Medical Marijuana Bill

Georgia Senate Passes Medical Marijuana Bill

The Georgia Senate has passed a medical marijuana bill  that was proposed by  that was proposed by Representative Allen Peake. The legislation would legalize cannabis oil for people suffering...
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,...
Nevada Bill Would Allow Medical Marijuana for Pets

Nevada Bill Would Allow Medical Marijuana for Pets

A bill introduced Tuesday in the Nevada Legislature would allow people to use medical marijuana to help treat their pets’ medical conditions. The measure, introduced by Senator Tick Segerblom,...