Medical Marijuana

Medical Marijuana Regulations Proposed in Illinois

Medical Marijuana Regulations Proposed in Illinois

On Tuesday, Illinois officials revealed proposed regulations for the state’s medical marijuana pilot program.  The 48-page document reveals the Department of Health’s proposal, and now the public has a...
Obama Admits Marijuana Less Dangerous Than Alcohol

Obama Admits Marijuana Less Dangerous Than Alcohol

In an interview with the New Yorker published over the weekend, President Barack Obama finally admitted that marijuana is less dangerous than alcohol “in terms of its impact on...
Medical Marijuana Bill Introduced in Pennsylvania, Will Have Hearing This Month

Medical Marijuana Bill Introduced in Pennsylvania, Will Have Hearing This Month

A medical marijuana bill was introduced in the Pennsylvania Senate this week by bipartisan sponsors. On Thursday, it was announced that the bill will get a hearing later this...
Medical Marijuana Dispensaries Could Be Headed to Hawaii

Medical Marijuana Dispensaries Could Be Headed to Hawaii

On Wednesday, Hawaii House Speaker Joe Souki spoke out in favor of legalizing medical marijuana dispensaries in the Aloha state, calling the lack of places to legally purchase medical...
Senate Majority Leader Supports Medical Marijuana

Senate Majority Leader Supports Medical Marijuana

On Thursday, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid told the Las Vegas Sun that he supports medical marijuana legalization.  This makes Reid one of the United States’ highest ranking elected...
NFL Players May be Allowed to Use Medical Marijuana

NFL Players May be Allowed to Use Medical Marijuana

National Football League Commissioner Roger Goodell announced to ESPN  that he may be open to allowing players to use marijuana for medical purposes. He said, “I don’t know what’s...
France Approves Cannabis-Based Medicine Sativex for Multiple Sclerosis

France Approves Cannabis-Based Medicine Sativex for Multiple Sclerosis

On Thursday, France’s ministry of health announced that it has approved a cannabis-based oral spray, Sativex, which will be used to treat Multiple Sclerosis.  According to the French Health...
Kentucky Committee Hears Medical Marijuana Testimony

Kentucky Committee Hears Medical Marijuana Testimony

On Thursday, the Kentucky House Health and Welfare Committee held a hearing where medical marijuana patients and their families could testify about the benefits of medical marijuana. At the...
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo Announces Plans for Medical Marijuana Pilot Program

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo Announces Plans for Medical Marijuana Pilot Program

On Wednesday at the State of the State Address, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo formally announced plans to instate a medical marijuana pilot program for New Yorkers suffering from...
Fresno County Bans Medical Marijuana Grows

Fresno County Bans Medical Marijuana Grows

Fresno County, Ca. is known for its agriculture, but mediclal marijuana will no longer be grown in the area.  The Fresno County Board of Supervisors has banned all marijuana...