Medical Marijuana

Attorney General Eric Holder to Announce Sentencing Changes for Low Level Drug Offenders

Attorney General Eric Holder to Announce Sentencing Changes for Low Level Drug Offenders

On Monday, Attorney General Eric Holder will speak at the American Bar Association in San Francisco, unveiling a number of strategies to improve Justice Department sentencing policies across the...
Dr. Sanjay Gupta Reverses Stance on Marijuana, Pledges Support

Dr. Sanjay Gupta Reverses Stance on Marijuana, Pledges Support

Dr. Sanjay Gupta, chief medical correspondent at CNN, has changed his stance and now fully supports medical marijuana.  In an article on CNN.com, Gupta wrote, “I had steadily reviewed...
Medical Marijuana Dispensary Application Process Begins in Vermont

Medical Marijuana Dispensary Application Process Begins in Vermont

Vermont has re-opened their application process for medical marijuana collectives, setting a deadline of September 3rd.  The five-page application uses a point system to help determine the best candidates....
Burglars Arrested at Colorado Springs Medical Marijuana Collective

Burglars Arrested at Colorado Springs Medical Marijuana Collective

Police have arrested three suspects in connection with a burglary at Erincare, a medical marijuana dispensary in Colorado Springs, Co. Officers responded to a security alarm at the collective...
Michigan Considers Adding PTSD to List of Qualifying Conditions, Rejects Other Suggestions

Michigan Considers Adding PTSD to List of Qualifying Conditions, Rejects Other Suggestions

Michigan’s medical marijuana panel has given preliminary approval to a petition looking to add Post Traumatic Stress Disorder to the state’s list of qualifying conditions for medical marijuana use. ...
Merced County Considers Cracking Down on Marijuana Grows

Merced County Considers Cracking Down on Marijuana Grows

Merced County, Ca. is considering a new ordinance that would limit the number of marijuana plants that can be grown on any property.  The county hopes to stop people...
Medical Board Proposes New Medical Marijuana Recommendation Regulations in New Mexico

Medical Board Proposes New Medical Marijuana Recommendation Regulations in New Mexico

New Mexico’s medical board is proposing new regulations for physicians who provide medical marijuana recommendations to patients.  The new rules would more closely define a doctor-patient relationship when it...
Illinois Officially Legalizes Medical Marijuana

Illinois Officially Legalizes Medical Marijuana

On Thursday, Illinois officially became the 20th state to legalize medical marijuana.  After much speculation about whether or not the bill would be signed into law, Governor Pat Quinn...
Illinois Governor To Act on Medical Marijuana This Week

Illinois Governor To Act on Medical Marijuana This Week

At an event in Chicago on Tuesday, Illinois Governor Pat Quinn revealed that he plans to take action on pending medical marijuana legislation this week. Quinn told the press...
First Legal Medical Marijuana Sale Made in Washington DC

First Legal Medical Marijuana Sale Made in Washington DC

Medical marijuana was legalized in Washington DC 15 years ago, but it took until yesterday evening for the District’s first legal medical marijuana transaction to take place. Last night,...