Medical Marijuana

South Carolina Medical Marijuana for Epilepsy Bill Signed into Law

South Carolina Medical Marijuana for Epilepsy Bill Signed into Law

On Monday, South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley signed a bill into law that legalizes high-CBD medical marijuana oils to treat epilepsy in children if it is recommended by their...
San Jose Medical Marijuana Dispensaries Offering Free Pot to Voters

San Jose Medical Marijuana Dispensaries Offering Free Pot to Voters

It’s election day in California, and San Jose voters have a new incentive to vote other than doing their civic duty.  The Silicon Valley Cannabis Coalition has organized a...
University of Pennsylvania Study Shows Marijuana Use Can Increase Sleep Problems

University of Pennsylvania Study Shows Marijuana Use Can Increase Sleep Problems

A new study conducted by the University of Pennsylvania found that marijuana users suffer from higher levels of sleeplessness and sleep deprivation than non-users. Researchers surveyed the sleep habits...
House Passes Amendment to Stop DEA From Intervening with Medical Marijuana States

House Passes Amendment to Stop DEA From Intervening with Medical Marijuana States

On Thursday, the House passed an amendment to restrict the Drug Enforcement Administration from targeting states where medical marijuana has been legalized. The amendment needed 218 votes to pass...
New Hampshire to Hold Public Hearing on Medical Marijuana

New Hampshire to Hold Public Hearing on Medical Marijuana

New Hampshire’s health department will hold a public hearing Thursday on its proposed regulations for the state’s new medical marijuana program. This meeting will specifically address the patient registry...
New York Assembly Passes Medical Marijuana Bill

New York Assembly Passes Medical Marijuana Bill

On Tuesday, the New York State Assembly voted to pass legislation that would legalize the use and possession of medical marijuana for patients suffering from illnesses such as cancer...
Slight Drop in Support for Medical Marijuana in New York

Slight Drop in Support for Medical Marijuana in New York

A recently released Quinnipiac University poll shows that support for medical marijuana has dropped slightly in New York. However, the vast majority of voters still want to legalize medical...
Medical Marijuana Bill Filed in North Carolina

Medical Marijuana Bill Filed in North Carolina

North Carolina Representative Kelly Alexander filed House Bill 1161 on Tuesday, calling for a referendum on the November election ballot to legalize marijuana for medical purposes. Alexander filed a...
Colorado Governor Signs Marijuana Edible Identification Bill

Colorado Governor Signs Marijuana Edible Identification Bill

Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper has signed a bill that will require state legislators to find a way to make marijuana edibles identifiable even when they are not in their...
FBI Director Clarifies Stance on Marijuana Use by Employees After Joke Gone Bad

FBI Director Clarifies Stance on Marijuana Use by Employees After Joke Gone Bad

During a conference on Monday, FBI Director James Comey said, “I have to hire a great workforce to compete with those cybercriminals and some of those kids want to...