Medical Marijuana

INFOGRAPHIC: A History of Marijuana Use in the US

INFOGRAPHIC: A History of Marijuana Use in the US

Over the past 120 years, the face of marijuana has changed drastically in the United States.  Now more than ever, positive changes have come to the cannabis movement, being...
San Jose Begins Crackdown on Medical Marijuana Businesses

San Jose Begins Crackdown on Medical Marijuana Businesses

On Tuesday, the San Jose City Council voted 8-3 to support a package of medical marijuana business-related laws that they will take a final vote on in March.  In...
Michigan Committee Approves Medical Marijuana Dispensaries and Edibles

Michigan Committee Approves Medical Marijuana Dispensaries and Edibles

On Tuesday, the Michigan House Judiciary Committee unanimously approved two medical marijuana-related bills: one that would allow dispensaries to return to the state and one that would allow more...
Florida Supreme Court Evaluates Medical Marijuana Ballot Issue

Florida Supreme Court Evaluates Medical Marijuana Ballot Issue

On Thursday, the Florida Supreme Court held a hearing on a proposed medical marijuana amendment to determine whether the ballot language is constitutional.  The constitutionality of the ballot language,...
Colorado Tackles Medical Marijuana Business Application Backlog

Colorado Tackles Medical Marijuana Business Application Backlog

For almost three years, Colorado has struggled with a bureaucratic backlog that has led over 100 medical marijuana businesses to operated without a finalized state license. These businesses are...
Chris Christie Will Veto Medical Marijuana Expansion Bill in New Jersey

Chris Christie Will Veto Medical Marijuana Expansion Bill in New Jersey

Governor Chris Christie has already made it clear that he will not sign a new bill into law that would expand New Jersey’s medical marijuana program to allow reciprocity...
University of New Haven Developing New Process for Testing Marijuana Contaminants

University of New Haven Developing New Process for Testing Marijuana Contaminants

Heather Miller Coyle, a forensic botanist and associate professor at the University of New Haven in Connecticut has started to develop a new process to detect contaminants in marijuana...
Iowa Senator to Pursue Medical Marijuana in 2014

Iowa Senator to Pursue Medical Marijuana in 2014

Iowa Senator Joe Bolkcom has announced that he will pursue medical marijuana legislation in the 2014 session. Iowa lawmakers have resisted medical marijuana in the past but it is...
Medical Marijuana Using Canadian Mountie Under Fire

Medical Marijuana Using Canadian Mountie Under Fire

A Canadian Mounted Police Officer who is also a medical marijuana patient is under fire from anti-marijuana activists who believe he should not be able to keep his job....
Chicago Mayor Introduces Plan for Medical Marijuana Restrictions

Chicago Mayor Introduces Plan for Medical Marijuana Restrictions

On Tuesday, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel introduced a plan that would limit where medical marijuana dispensaries and growing operations would be allowed to open once the new bill goes...