Medical Marijuana

Study Finds Marijuana Could Treat Autoimmune Diseases

Study Finds Marijuana Could Treat Autoimmune Diseases

A University of South Carolina study published in the Journal of Biological Chemistry shows that marijuana has the potential to fight autoimmune diseases by suppressing immune functions, including inflammation....
Loophole Could Allow Patients to Use Medical Marijuana in Florida Before It’s Legalized

Loophole Could Allow Patients to Use Medical Marijuana in Florida Before It’s Legalized

Florida voters will weigh in on a medical marijuana measure this November, but a little known loophole could allow patients to use medical marijuana already. The Florida Doctrine of...
Health Canada Overwhelmed by Marijuana Grow Operation Applications

Health Canada Overwhelmed by Marijuana Grow Operation Applications

Health Canada, the department responsible for regulating Canada’s medical marijuana industry, is overwhelmed with applications as growers and entrepreneurs look to get a piece of the country’s new medical...
New York Partners with Company to Study Marijuana CBD Treatment

New York Partners with Company to Study Marijuana CBD Treatment

On Sunday, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that the state has paired with a British firm to study the efficacy of CBD-related marijuana treatments for children suffering from...
South Carolina Medical Marijuana for Epilepsy Bill Signed into Law

South Carolina Medical Marijuana for Epilepsy Bill Signed into Law

On Monday, South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley signed a bill into law that legalizes high-CBD medical marijuana oils to treat epilepsy in children if it is recommended by their...
San Jose Medical Marijuana Dispensaries Offering Free Pot to Voters

San Jose Medical Marijuana Dispensaries Offering Free Pot to Voters

It’s election day in California, and San Jose voters have a new incentive to vote other than doing their civic duty.  The Silicon Valley Cannabis Coalition has organized a...
University of Pennsylvania Study Shows Marijuana Use Can Increase Sleep Problems

University of Pennsylvania Study Shows Marijuana Use Can Increase Sleep Problems

A new study conducted by the University of Pennsylvania found that marijuana users suffer from higher levels of sleeplessness and sleep deprivation than non-users. Researchers surveyed the sleep habits...
House Passes Amendment to Stop DEA From Intervening with Medical Marijuana States

House Passes Amendment to Stop DEA From Intervening with Medical Marijuana States

On Thursday, the House passed an amendment to restrict the Drug Enforcement Administration from targeting states where medical marijuana has been legalized. The amendment needed 218 votes to pass...
New Hampshire to Hold Public Hearing on Medical Marijuana

New Hampshire to Hold Public Hearing on Medical Marijuana

New Hampshire’s health department will hold a public hearing Thursday on its proposed regulations for the state’s new medical marijuana program. This meeting will specifically address the patient registry...
New York Assembly Passes Medical Marijuana Bill

New York Assembly Passes Medical Marijuana Bill

On Tuesday, the New York State Assembly voted to pass legislation that would legalize the use and possession of medical marijuana for patients suffering from illnesses such as cancer...