Medical Marijuana

Jamaica Makes Moves Towards Marijuana Decriminalization

Jamaica Makes Moves Towards Marijuana Decriminalization

On Friday, the Jamaican Senate passed a bill to decriminalize marijuana for medical, scientific, and religious purposes.  The bill would make possession of up to two ounces of marijuana...
Study Shows Marijuana Use Doesn’t Increase Risk of Traffic Accident

Study Shows Marijuana Use Doesn’t Increase Risk of Traffic Accident

A new government study by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration found that there is no evidence that marijuana use leads to a higher risk of getting into a...
New Study Shows Marijuana Can Help Depression

New Study Shows Marijuana Can Help Depression

A new study from the University of Buffalo’s Research Institute on Addictions has found that marijuana can benefit individuals suffering from depression as a result of chronic stress. Researchers...
US Surgeon General Says Marijuana “Can Be Helpful”

US Surgeon General Says Marijuana “Can Be Helpful”

During an interview with CBS This Morning, US Surgeon General Vivek Murthy suggested an openness to the medical benefits of marijuana. He stated, “We have some preliminary data showing...
Colorado Trying to Stop People From Using Welfare to Buy Marijuana or Go to Strip Clubs

Colorado Trying to Stop People From Using Welfare to Buy Marijuana or Go to Strip Clubs

Colorado lawmakers are working to ensure welfare public benefit cards aren’t being used to purchase marijuana or to go to strip clubs.   They’re looking to do this by making...
Colorado Panel Publishes Health Effects of Marijuana

Colorado Panel Publishes Health Effects of Marijuana

A Colorado state panel has published a review of the health effects of marijuana for pregnant women, adolescents, and people operating motor vehicles. The report, commissioned by the state...
Seattle Marijuana Distributor Rolling 12,000 Joints for Super Bowl

Seattle Marijuana Distributor Rolling 12,000 Joints for Super Bowl

The Seattle Seahawks face off against the New England Patriots in the Super Bowl this weekend, and legal medical marijuana distributors are gearing up to take care of patients’...
Doctors Tell DEA They Should Reschedule Marijuana

Doctors Tell DEA They Should Reschedule Marijuana

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has asked the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) to review their marijuana policies and to reschedule marijuana.  Currently, marijuana is a Schedule I substance...
Legal Marijuana is America’s Fastest Growing Industry

Legal Marijuana is America’s Fastest Growing Industry

A new report from The ArcView Group, a cannabis industry research firm, has found that legal recreational and medical marijuana is the United States’ fastest growing industry.  The market...
Smelly Marijuana Grows May Be Fined in Canada

Smelly Marijuana Grows May Be Fined in Canada

Some Canadian townships are considering levying fines against anyone with a marijuana grow site that smells strongly of marijuana. One being Langley township, which is looking to fine anyone...