Medical Marijuana

Massachusetts Moves Forward in Medical Marijuana Collective Application Process

Massachusetts Moves Forward in Medical Marijuana Collective Application Process

On Monday, the Massachusetts Department of Public Health announced that November 21st will be the cut off date for applicants to submit final applications for a medical marijuana collective...
US Supreme Court Denies Marijuana Reclassification Appeal

US Supreme Court Denies Marijuana Reclassification Appeal

On Monday, the US Supreme Court declined to hear an appeal from Americans for Safe Access, who challenged the DEA’s decision to keep marijuana as a Schedule I substance...
Marijuana Farmers Market Opens in Seattle

Marijuana Farmers Market Opens in Seattle

On Sunday, the World Famous Cannabis Farmers Market re-opened in Seattle.  At the event, vendors sold everything from bud to tinctures and lotions. Co-founder Jeremy Miller explained that the...
Colorado Man Tunnels Into Medical Marijuana Collective

Colorado Man Tunnels Into Medical Marijuana Collective

Craig Stevens, of Colorado Springs, Co., was arrested on Friday after tunneling through a wall to break into a medical marijuana dispensary. Police responded to reports of a burglary...
New Jersey’s Second Medical Marijuana Collective Approved

New Jersey’s Second Medical Marijuana Collective Approved

New Jersey’s second medical marijuana collective has been approved by state officials and is set to open in Egg Harbor Township later this month. The Compassionate Care Foundation will...
Wiconsin Lawmakers Introduce Medical Marijuana Bill

Wiconsin Lawmakers Introduce Medical Marijuana Bill

Two Wisconsin lawmakers, Senator Jon Erpenbach and Representative Chris Taylor, are introducing a bill that would legalize medical marijuana in the state.  The Jacki Rickert Medical Cannabis Act, so...
Canada Begins Medical Marijuana Overhaul

Canada Begins Medical Marijuana Overhaul

On Tuesday, Canada kicked off its medical marijuana initiative, which the government hopes will bring in $1.3 billion annually.  The new system, Marihuana for Medical Purposes Regulations, will “provide...
Iowa Lawmakers to Introduce Marijuana Legislation

Iowa Lawmakers to Introduce Marijuana Legislation

Iowa State Senator Joe Bolkom plans to introduce two marijuana measures when lawmakers return back to work in January.  The first would remove marijuana from the most restrictive listing,...
Illinois Starts to Develop Medical Marijuana Program

Illinois Starts to Develop Medical Marijuana Program

Illinois officials have begun the process of setting up the state’s medical marijuana program.  Officials in at least four state agencies have started to meet to discuss what role...
Medical Marijuana Patients Could Lose Subsidized Housing in Maine

Medical Marijuana Patients Could Lose Subsidized Housing in Maine

If a state moratorium is not renewed by October 1st, medical marijuana patients in Maine may have to choose between their medicine and their federally subsidized housing. The moratorium...