Medical Marijuana

Study Finds Majority of Doctors Would Recommend Medical Marijuana to Patients in Need

Study Finds Majority of Doctors Would Recommend Medical Marijuana to Patients in Need

In the May 30th issue of The New England Journal of Medicine, researchers published the results of a survey which asked physicians whether they would provide a patient in...
Federal Employees Given Opportunity to Donate to Michigan Marijuana Charity

Federal Employees Given Opportunity to Donate to Michigan Marijuana Charity

Starting this fall, Michigan-based marijuana advocates who also happen to be federal employees will have the option of choosing a payroll deduction that would go toward Michigan Compassion.  Michigan...
Number of Doctors Prescribing Medical Marijuana in Israel to Double

Number of Doctors Prescribing Medical Marijuana in Israel to Double

On Monday, the Knesset Labor, Social Welfare, and Health Committee announced that the number of Israeli physicians allowed to prescribe medical marijuana to patients will double from 9 to...
Hempcon To Be Held in LA This Weekend

Hempcon To Be Held in LA This Weekend

Hempcon, one of America’s biggest medical marijuana conventions, is being held this weekend in Los Angeles.  The event comes right on the heels of Los Angeles’ approval of Proposition...
High Fees Expected From Massachusetts Medical Marijuana Program

High Fees Expected From Massachusetts Medical Marijuana Program

On Friday, the Massachusetts Department of Public Health released a number of new regulations for the state’s medical marijuana program.  According to the DPH, the regulations are intended to...
New Jersey Assembly Approves Bill to Protect Medical Marijuana Patients Who Require Organ Transplants

New Jersey Assembly Approves Bill to Protect Medical Marijuana Patients Who Require Organ Transplants

The New Jersey Assembly has approved a bill that would protect medical marijuana patients from being disqualified for organ transplant because they fall under hospitals’ definition of a “drug...
Ohio Ballot Board Approves Medical Marijuana Propsal

Ohio Ballot Board Approves Medical Marijuana Propsal

On Thursday, the Ohio ballot board approved a proposed constitutional amendment that would legalize medical marijuana and some forms of industrial hemp. The proposed amendment would create a commission...
Medical Marijuana Dispensaries Burglarized in Seattle

Medical Marijuana Dispensaries Burglarized in Seattle

This week, two Seattle medical marijuana dispensaries were burglarized, making five dispensary burglaries in the North Seattle area in the past month. On Tuesday morning, a witness called 911...
Michigan Supreme Court Rules on Marijuana DUI for Medical Marijuana Patients

Michigan Supreme Court Rules on Marijuana DUI for Medical Marijuana Patients

On Tuesday, the Michigan Supreme Court ruled that there are some protections for medical marijuana users who are caught driving after using their medicine. In a unanimous decision, the...
Los Angeles Voters Support Proposition D, Reduction in Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

Los Angeles Voters Support Proposition D, Reduction in Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

During the mayoral election on Tuesday, Los Angeles voters had three opportunities to weigh in on medical marijuana dispensaries through Propositions D, E, and F.  Votes are still being...