Medical Marijuana

US Surgeon General Says Marijuana “Can Be Helpful”

US Surgeon General Says Marijuana “Can Be Helpful”

During an interview with CBS This Morning, US Surgeon General Vivek Murthy suggested an openness to the medical benefits of marijuana. He stated, “We have some preliminary data showing...
Colorado Trying to Stop People From Using Welfare to Buy Marijuana or Go to Strip Clubs

Colorado Trying to Stop People From Using Welfare to Buy Marijuana or Go to Strip Clubs

Colorado lawmakers are working to ensure welfare public benefit cards aren’t being used to purchase marijuana or to go to strip clubs.   They’re looking to do this by making...
Colorado Panel Publishes Health Effects of Marijuana

Colorado Panel Publishes Health Effects of Marijuana

A Colorado state panel has published a review of the health effects of marijuana for pregnant women, adolescents, and people operating motor vehicles. The report, commissioned by the state...
Seattle Marijuana Distributor Rolling 12,000 Joints for Super Bowl

Seattle Marijuana Distributor Rolling 12,000 Joints for Super Bowl

The Seattle Seahawks face off against the New England Patriots in the Super Bowl this weekend, and legal medical marijuana distributors are gearing up to take care of patients’...
Doctors Tell DEA They Should Reschedule Marijuana

Doctors Tell DEA They Should Reschedule Marijuana

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has asked the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) to review their marijuana policies and to reschedule marijuana.  Currently, marijuana is a Schedule I substance...
Legal Marijuana is America’s Fastest Growing Industry

Legal Marijuana is America’s Fastest Growing Industry

A new report from The ArcView Group, a cannabis industry research firm, has found that legal recreational and medical marijuana is the United States’ fastest growing industry.  The market...
Smelly Marijuana Grows May Be Fined in Canada

Smelly Marijuana Grows May Be Fined in Canada

Some Canadian townships are considering levying fines against anyone with a marijuana grow site that smells strongly of marijuana. One being Langley township, which is looking to fine anyone...
Colorado May Start Over on Medical Marijuana Regulations

Colorado May Start Over on Medical Marijuana Regulations

In 2010, a vote came in a hearing to renew Colorado’s 2010 mamedical marijuana regulations, which expire in 2015 if lawmakers don’t take action.  Governor John Hickenlooper’s regulators came...
Two Medical Marijuana Bills Filed in Indiana

Two Medical Marijuana Bills Filed in Indiana

Hoosiers could soon have access to medical marijuana thanks to two bill that have been introduced into the Indiana Legislature.  The sponsors, however, are not optimistic that the measures...
Michigan Sees Drop in Medical Marijuana Patients

Michigan Sees Drop in Medical Marijuana Patients

Michigan was once considered to be on the forefront of the cannabis movement, but now the state’s medical marijuana program hass less registrants than it did in the previous...