Medical Marijuana

Oregon Officials to Allow Medical Marijuana Edibles

Oregon Officials to Allow Medical Marijuana Edibles

The Oregon Health Authority received backlash and feedback after announcing that they planned to ban all marijuana-infused edible products, prompting them to reverse their decision. In a new set...
Arizona Supreme Court Upholds Decision That Seized Marijuana Must be Returned

Arizona Supreme Court Upholds Decision That Seized Marijuana Must be Returned

On Monday, the Arizona Supreme Court refused to overturn Arizona court rulings that ordered the Yuma County Sheriff’s Department to return marijuana that was seized from a woman with...
Marijuana Issues Could Increase Voter Turnout

Marijuana Issues Could Increase Voter Turnout

A poll conducted by George Washington University shows that 40% of voters would be “much more likely” to go to the polls and vote if marijuana legalization measures were...
Maryland Senate Passes Amended Medical Marijuana Legislation

Maryland Senate Passes Amended Medical Marijuana Legislation

On Thursday, the Maryland Senate passed a Senate Bill which would give patients access to medical marijuana with a vote of 45-1.  The Senate version is much less restrictive...
Study Finds Medical Marijuana Legalization Does Not Lead to Increase in Crime

Study Finds Medical Marijuana Legalization Does Not Lead to Increase in Crime

A study released by researchers at the University of Texas at Dallas suggests that legalizing medical marijuana does not lead to an increase in crime.  The study shows the...
People with PTSD Can Now Use Medical Marijuana in Michigan

People with PTSD Can Now Use Medical Marijuana in Michigan

The Michigan medical marijuana review board has added Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) to the state’s list of qualifying conditions for medical marijuana use.  Adding the condition was approved...
Utah to Allow Medical Marijuana Tinctures for Children with Epilepsy

Utah to Allow Medical Marijuana Tinctures for Children with Epilepsy

On Tuesday, Utah Governor Gary Herbert approved a law that will allow children suffering from severe seizures to use medical marijuana tinctures to alleviate their symptoms. While the law...
Colorado Supreme Court Allows Lawyers to Work with Marijuana Businesses

Colorado Supreme Court Allows Lawyers to Work with Marijuana Businesses

The Colorado State Supreme Court has approved a rule change that allows attorneys to work with marijuana businesses.  Previously, lawyers who took on marijuana business owners as clients faced...
Minnesota Governor Seeks Funds to Study Marijuana

Minnesota Governor Seeks Funds to Study Marijuana

With medical marijuana legislation stalling in Minnesota this legislative session, Governor Mark Dayton is working to help fellow lawmakers and law enforcement get informed.  He plans to ask for...
Medical Marijuana Legislation Dies in Georgia

Medical Marijuana Legislation Dies in Georgia

As of midnight Friday, legislation to legalize medical marijuana tinctures in Georgia died.  The legislation had gained support from both the House and the Senate, but the General Assembly...