Medical Marijuana

Florida Medical Marijuana Supporters Reveal New Legalization Plan for 2016

Florida Medical Marijuana Supporters Reveal New Legalization Plan for 2016

Medical marijuana legalization failed in Florida in 2014 after only receiving 57.6% of the vote.  The constitutional amendment needed 60% of the vote to pass. Now, supporters are making...
Ohio Group Announces Plans for Marijuana Legalization in 2016

Ohio Group Announces Plans for Marijuana Legalization in 2016

A Cleveland-based group, Ohioans to End Prohibition, has announced it plans to propose a constitutional amendment on the 2016 ballot that would legalize both recreational and medical marijuana in...
Seattle City Attorney Suggests Advancements to Marijuana System

Seattle City Attorney Suggests Advancements to Marijuana System

On Monday, Seattle City Attorney Pete Holmes issued new policy that would make advancements to the city’s legal marijuana program.  The proposal calls for allowing people to grow marijuana...
Judge Blocks Restrictions on Montana Medical Marijuana Law

Judge Blocks Restrictions on Montana Medical Marijuana Law

On Friday, District Judge James Reynolds of Helena blocked several key provisions of Montana’s medical marijuana law, including the ban on the advertising of marijuana and the prohibition against...
Georgia to Begin Medical Marijuana Oil Studies for Children

Georgia to Begin Medical Marijuana Oil Studies for Children

Researchers at Georgia Regents University will start providing medical marijuana oils to children who suffer from uncontrollable seizures.  Others can begin enrolling in a 50-patient trial. “It’s very exciting,”...
Four Marijuana Bills Planned in Maine

Four Marijuana Bills Planned in Maine

In the 2015 legislative session, Maine legislators will be weighing in on four marijuana-related measures. The measures vary. One aims to legalize recreational marijuana in Maine. Another would set...
Colorado Activists Working to Get Gun Protections for Marijuana Users

Colorado Activists Working to Get Gun Protections for Marijuana Users

The Colorado Campaign for Equal Gun Rights is working to gain protections for marijuana users who want to carry concealed weapons. The group is working to put a question...
American Indian Tribes Considering Whether to Grow Marijuana

American Indian Tribes Considering Whether to Grow Marijuana

Earlier this month, the US Department of Justice told American Indian tribes that they can grow and sell marijuana on their lands as long as they follow the same...
Colorado Funds Medical Marijuana Research

Colorado Funds Medical Marijuana Research

Grants worth $8 million have been granted to researchers in Colorado who will focus on whether marijuana helps to treat tumors, epilepsy, Parkinson’s disease, and PTSD. Researchers take these...
Illinois Officials Release Medical Marijuana Regulations for Children

Illinois Officials Release Medical Marijuana Regulations for Children

On Tuesday, Illinois health officials posted emergency rules for how children will be able to participate in the state’s medical marijuana program. According to the new rules, patients under...