Medical Marijuana

Medical Marijuana Dispensary Bill Passes Hawaii Legislature

Medical Marijuana Dispensary Bill Passes Hawaii Legislature

On Thursday, members of the Hawaii Legislature passed a bill that would allow 16 dispensaries to open statewide in 2016. House Bill 321 would allow eight companies to open...
Kansas House Approves Marijuana Reform Bill

Kansas House Approves Marijuana Reform Bill

The Kansas House has approved a measure that would reform marijuana laws in the state. The bill would allow lower penalties for marijuana possession, study the use of industrial...
Colorado Lawmakers Approve Medical Marijuana For Children in School

Colorado Lawmakers Approve Medical Marijuana For Children in School

Colorado lawmakers have approved legislation that would allow young children to use medical marijuana in school at the recommendation of their physician. Legislators believe that children who use low-THC...
Puerto Rico Moves to Legalize Medical Marijuana

Puerto Rico Moves to Legalize Medical Marijuana

Puerto Rico Governor Alejandro Garcia Padilla has signed an executive order to legalize medical marijuana, which will come into effect immediately. “We’re taking a significant step in the area...
Oklahoma to Allow Clinical Trials  of High-CBD Marijuana Oil

Oklahoma to Allow Clinical Trials of High-CBD Marijuana Oil

On Thursday, Oklahoma took a small step toward helping patients who could benefit from using medical marijuana. Governor Mary Fallin signed a bill that would allow medical trials of...
Medical Marijuana Growers Can Apply for Contracts in New York

Medical Marijuana Growers Can Apply for Contracts in New York

The New York State Department of Public Health announced Monday that it has begun accepting applications for businesses interested in becoming registered marijuana growers and dispensers throughout the state....
College Students Create Device to Detect THC in Motorists

College Students Create Device to Detect THC in Motorists

Two University of Akron biomedical engineering graduate students have developed a device that is meant to test for THC in motorists’ saliva. The device, developed by Mariam Crow and...
Washington State Governor Approves Medical Marijuana Overhaul Legislation

Washington State Governor Approves Medical Marijuana Overhaul Legislation

On Friday, Washington state Governor Jay Inslee signed a bill that attempts to overhaul and tidy up the state’s medical marijuana program, syncing it with the regulations and goals...
Pennsylvania Medical Marijuana Bill Advances

Pennsylvania Medical Marijuana Bill Advances

A Pennsylvania Senate committee has voted to send a medical marijuana legalization bill to the full Senate. The proposed bill that is moving forward has had some updates made...
Georgia Governor Signs Medical Marijuana Bill Into Law

Georgia Governor Signs Medical Marijuana Bill Into Law

On Thursday, Georgia Governor Nathan Deal signed legislation that immediately legalizes medical marijuana in the state. Looking visibly emotional, Governor Deal signed into law legsilation sponsored by Representative Allen...