Medical Marijuana

President Obama Expresses Strong Support for Medical Marijuana

President Obama Expresses Strong Support for Medical Marijuana

In a CNN special to be aired Sunday, President Barack Obama expressed strong support for medical marijuana.  In a special called “Weed 3″ medical correspondent Sanjay Gupta explores the...
Wisconsin Lawmaker Seeks to Legalize Marijuana

Wisconsin Lawmaker Seeks to Legalize Marijuana

Wisconsin Representative Melissa Sargent has introduced a bill that would legalize marijuana for medical and recreational use. In a news conference Monday, Sargent said that legalizing marijuana would decrease...
Delaware Medical Marijuana Dispensaries Delayed

Delaware Medical Marijuana Dispensaries Delayed

Medical marijuana was legalized in Delaware in 2011, but patients still do not have access to legally buy their medicine. Now, officials are saying that patients will have to...
Colorado Proposal Would Allow Medical Marijuana Use During Parole and Probation

Colorado Proposal Would Allow Medical Marijuana Use During Parole and Probation

A new proposal from Colorado Representative Joe Salazar, House Bill 1267, would allow people on parole and probation to use medical marijuana.  The bill received unanimous support in the...
US Government Funded Research Finds Marijuana Kills Cancer Cells

US Government Funded Research Finds Marijuana Kills Cancer Cells

The US Government may have argued in the past that marijuana has no medical benefits, but a new study from the National Institute on Drug Abuse, funded by the...
Illinois Trying to Add Illnesses to Medical Marijuana Qualifying Conditions List

Illinois Trying to Add Illnesses to Medical Marijuana Qualifying Conditions List

Medical marijuana advocates in Illinois are petitioning to add over 20 illnesses and conditions to the states list of qualifying conditions for their medical marijuana program. Over 269 pages...
New Poll Shows Floridians Want Medical Marijuana

New Poll Shows Floridians Want Medical Marijuana

Last year Florida voters narrowly missed legalizing medical marijuana and a new poll is showing that Floridians are not supporting medical marijuana legalization and marijuana decriminalization more than ever....
Compton CA Schools Sue City Over Marijuana Dispensaries

Compton CA Schools Sue City Over Marijuana Dispensaries

The city of Compton Unified School District has filed a lawsuit, alleging that the city has failed of enforce its own marijuana laws, putting children in close proximity to...
New Illinois Lawsuits Question Medical Marijuana Permits

New Illinois Lawsuits Question Medical Marijuana Permits

Two new lawsuits have been filed in Illinois alleging that there were flaws in the state permitting process. The first lawsuit claims a permit was improperly issued to Progressive...
Justice Department Plans to Prosecute People for Medical Marijuana Despite Congress Requests

Justice Department Plans to Prosecute People for Medical Marijuana Despite Congress Requests

Despite a December amendment from Congress that defunded the Department of Justice’s war on medical marijuana, a recent statement from the DOJ shows that they still plan to prosecute...