Medical Marijuana

NFL Allegedly Plans to Change Marijuana Policy

NFL Allegedly Plans to Change Marijuana Policy

According to a new report from ESPN.com, the NFL will renegotiate its current drug policy in response to a number of players’ and coaches’ protests against harsh punishments for...
Bermuda Considering Marijuana Decriminalization and Medical Marijuana

Bermuda Considering Marijuana Decriminalization and Medical Marijuana

A report commissioned by the government of Bermuda has endorsed legalizing marijuana for medical purposes and decriminalizing personal use of the drug in order to eliminate high levels of...
Illinois House Panel Approves Medical Marijuana for Kids with Epilepsy

Illinois House Panel Approves Medical Marijuana for Kids with Epilepsy

Illinois’ medical marijuana program is currently only for people 18 and over, but that could soon change.  A House Panel voted Wednesday to allow children suffering from epilepsy to...
Florida High-CBD Marijuana Bill Expanded to Include More Conditions

Florida High-CBD Marijuana Bill Expanded to Include More Conditions

Florida’s bill to legalize “Charlotte’s Web”– a high-CBD strain of marijuana– has been expanded to include patients suffering from a wider range of conditions.  Initially the legislation was created...
Minnesota Senate Passes Medical Marijuana Bill

Minnesota Senate Passes Medical Marijuana Bill

On Tuesday, Minnesota Senators advanced a bill to legalize the recommendation and sale of medical marijuana to patients suffering from debilitating illnesses. The bill, sponsored by Senator Scott Dibble,...
Obama Administation Orders 1,400 Lbs of Marijuana for Research

Obama Administation Orders 1,400 Lbs of Marijuana for Research

The Obama Administration has put in an order to 1,430 pounds of marijuana for medical research.  On Monday, the DEA made a ruling to adjust the annual production quota...
High-CBD Medical Marijuana Bill Approved by Florida Lawmakers

High-CBD Medical Marijuana Bill Approved by Florida Lawmakers

On Friday, legislators in Florida voted to allow doctors to prescribe high-CBD strains of marijuana to patients suffering from epilepsy, cancer, and Lou Gherig’s disease. Governor Rick Scott has...
Medical Marijuana Tinctures Approved in Iowa

Medical Marijuana Tinctures Approved in Iowa

On Thursday, lawmakers in Iowa legalized medical marijuana tinctures for individuals suffering from severe forms of epilepsy. The bill allows patients, or their guardians, to possess up to 32...
Louisiana Senate Committee Kills Medical Marijuana Bill

Louisiana Senate Committee Kills Medical Marijuana Bill

On Wednesday, the Louisiana Senate Health and Welfare Committee voted to kill a bill that would have created the country’s strictest medical marijuana program. Sponsored by Senator Fred Mills,...
Majority of US Doctors Support Legalization of Medical Marijuana on National Scale

Majority of US Doctors Support Legalization of Medical Marijuana on National Scale

A new poll conducted by WebMD and Medscape shows that 53% of US physicians support the legalization of marijuana for medical use. “Regardless of past restrictions, a majority of...