Medical Marijuana

NJ Governor Christie Calls Medical Marijuana “A Front For Legalization”

NJ Governor Christie Calls Medical Marijuana “A Front For Legalization”

During a recent radio show, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie called medical marijuana “a front for legalization.”  He explained, “What there’s a huge demand for is marijuana.  Not medical...
San Jose Medical Marijuana Takes a Blow From City Council Vote

San Jose Medical Marijuana Takes a Blow From City Council Vote

On Tuesday, the San Jose City Council approved new medical marijuana restrictions that will deal a blow to the industry. The regulations were approved on a 7-3 vote.  Under...
Pennsylvania Lawmakers to Vote on Medical Marijuana as Soon as This Month

Pennsylvania Lawmakers to Vote on Medical Marijuana as Soon as This Month

According to Pennsylvania lawmakers, a measure to legalize medical marijuana could go to a Senate committee vote as early as this month.  The bill would create a medical marijuana...
Denver May Shut Down Medical Marijuana Businesses With Outstanding Licenses

Denver May Shut Down Medical Marijuana Businesses With Outstanding Licenses

All medical marijuana businesses in Denver must be properly licensed by July 1 or risk being shut down by the city.  Currently, there are 41 unlicensed medical marijuana collectives...
Arizona Judge Rules Medical Marijuana Can Be Used to Treat PTSD

Arizona Judge Rules Medical Marijuana Can Be Used to Treat PTSD

A court ruling filed this week has added post-traumatic stress disorder to the list of debilitating conditions that qualify for medical marijuana treatment. In his decision, Judge Thomas Shedden...
Sacramento County Expected to Limit Size of Indoor Marijuana Grows

Sacramento County Expected to Limit Size of Indoor Marijuana Grows

On Tuesday, Sacramento County supervisors are expected to limit the size of indoor marijuana grows to nine plants per household.  This decision follows a unanimous vote from the Board...
Colorado Governor Approves Legislation to Establish Financial System for Marijuana Businesses

Colorado Governor Approves Legislation to Establish Financial System for Marijuana Businesses

Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper has signed legislation that aims to establish a financial system for marijuana businesses.  The legislation would form a network of uninsured cooperatives designed to give...
Study Links Marijuana Use to Infertility in Men

Study Links Marijuana Use to Infertility in Men

A study published in the medical journal Human Reproduction  claims that marijuana use can impact a man’s fertility by having adverse effects on sperm. The study examined data from...
Study Finds Marijuana Could Treat Autoimmune Diseases

Study Finds Marijuana Could Treat Autoimmune Diseases

A University of South Carolina study published in the Journal of Biological Chemistry shows that marijuana has the potential to fight autoimmune diseases by suppressing immune functions, including inflammation....
Loophole Could Allow Patients to Use Medical Marijuana in Florida Before It’s Legalized

Loophole Could Allow Patients to Use Medical Marijuana in Florida Before It’s Legalized

Florida voters will weigh in on a medical marijuana measure this November, but a little known loophole could allow patients to use medical marijuana already. The Florida Doctrine of...