Medical Marijuana

Montana Medical Marijuana Advocate Asks Court to End Probation

Montana Medical Marijuana Advocate Asks Court to End Probation

Tom Daubert is a lobbyist who helped to draft Montana’s 2004 medical marijuana law.  Daubert was also arrested as a part of federal crackdowns on Montana’s medical marijuana dispensaries. ...
New Jersey Assembly Committee Votes to Expand Medical Marijuana Program

New Jersey Assembly Committee Votes to Expand Medical Marijuana Program

A New Jersey Assembly Committee has voted to expand the state’s medical marijuana program once again by allowing patients to obtain medical marijuana from another state and bring it...
INFOGRAPHIC: A History of Marijuana Use in the US

INFOGRAPHIC: A History of Marijuana Use in the US

Over the past 120 years, the face of marijuana has changed drastically in the United States.  Now more than ever, positive changes have come to the cannabis movement, being...
San Jose Begins Crackdown on Medical Marijuana Businesses

San Jose Begins Crackdown on Medical Marijuana Businesses

On Tuesday, the San Jose City Council voted 8-3 to support a package of medical marijuana business-related laws that they will take a final vote on in March.  In...
Michigan Committee Approves Medical Marijuana Dispensaries and Edibles

Michigan Committee Approves Medical Marijuana Dispensaries and Edibles

On Tuesday, the Michigan House Judiciary Committee unanimously approved two medical marijuana-related bills: one that would allow dispensaries to return to the state and one that would allow more...
Florida Supreme Court Evaluates Medical Marijuana Ballot Issue

Florida Supreme Court Evaluates Medical Marijuana Ballot Issue

On Thursday, the Florida Supreme Court held a hearing on a proposed medical marijuana amendment to determine whether the ballot language is constitutional.  The constitutionality of the ballot language,...
Colorado Tackles Medical Marijuana Business Application Backlog

Colorado Tackles Medical Marijuana Business Application Backlog

For almost three years, Colorado has struggled with a bureaucratic backlog that has led over 100 medical marijuana businesses to operated without a finalized state license. These businesses are...
Chris Christie Will Veto Medical Marijuana Expansion Bill in New Jersey

Chris Christie Will Veto Medical Marijuana Expansion Bill in New Jersey

Governor Chris Christie has already made it clear that he will not sign a new bill into law that would expand New Jersey’s medical marijuana program to allow reciprocity...
University of New Haven Developing New Process for Testing Marijuana Contaminants

University of New Haven Developing New Process for Testing Marijuana Contaminants

Heather Miller Coyle, a forensic botanist and associate professor at the University of New Haven in Connecticut has started to develop a new process to detect contaminants in marijuana...
Iowa Senator to Pursue Medical Marijuana in 2014

Iowa Senator to Pursue Medical Marijuana in 2014

Iowa Senator Joe Bolkcom has announced that he will pursue medical marijuana legislation in the 2014 session. Iowa lawmakers have resisted medical marijuana in the past but it is...