Medical Marijuana

NFL Players May be Allowed to Use Medical Marijuana

NFL Players May be Allowed to Use Medical Marijuana

National Football League Commissioner Roger Goodell announced to ESPN  that he may be open to allowing players to use marijuana for medical purposes. He said, “I don’t know what’s...
France Approves Cannabis-Based Medicine Sativex for Multiple Sclerosis

France Approves Cannabis-Based Medicine Sativex for Multiple Sclerosis

On Thursday, France’s ministry of health announced that it has approved a cannabis-based oral spray, Sativex, which will be used to treat Multiple Sclerosis.  According to the French Health...
Kentucky Committee Hears Medical Marijuana Testimony

Kentucky Committee Hears Medical Marijuana Testimony

On Thursday, the Kentucky House Health and Welfare Committee held a hearing where medical marijuana patients and their families could testify about the benefits of medical marijuana. At the...
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo Announces Plans for Medical Marijuana Pilot Program

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo Announces Plans for Medical Marijuana Pilot Program

On Wednesday at the State of the State Address, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo formally announced plans to instate a medical marijuana pilot program for New Yorkers suffering from...
Fresno County Bans Medical Marijuana Grows

Fresno County Bans Medical Marijuana Grows

Fresno County, Ca. is known for its agriculture, but mediclal marijuana will no longer be grown in the area.  The Fresno County Board of Supervisors has banned all marijuana...
Florida Medical Marijuana Activists Close to Getting Initiative on Ballot

Florida Medical Marijuana Activists Close to Getting Initiative on Ballot

According to activists supporting People United for Medical Marijuana in Florida, the group expects to submit enough voter signatures this week in order to have the issue qualify for...
Scientists Discover Marijuana Buzz-Blocking Hormone

Scientists Discover Marijuana Buzz-Blocking Hormone

Scientists from the French Institute of Health and Medical Research believe they have discovered a hormone that blocks the buzz of marijuana.  Pregnenolone may be released as a natural...
Medical Marijuana Could Be Coming to New York This Week with Order from Governor Cuomo

Medical Marijuana Could Be Coming to New York This Week with Order from Governor Cuomo

According to the New york Times, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo will announce a plan at Wednesday’s State of the State Address to legalize marijuana for medical use to...
Illinois Medical Marijuana Law Goes Into Effect, But Don’t Expect to See it Anytime Soon

Illinois Medical Marijuana Law Goes Into Effect, But Don’t Expect to See it Anytime Soon

Illinois’ medical marijuana law officially goes into effect today, but don’t expect to see MMJ in the state any time soon.  Illinois officials still have to determine the details...
Nevada Lawmakers to Miss Medical Marijuana Deadline

Nevada Lawmakers to Miss Medical Marijuana Deadline

Nevada state officials have announced that they will miss the Legislature’s April 1st deadline to begin accepting applications from medical marijuana growers and providers. The state Health Division has...