Medical Marijuana

Wichita Marijuana Decriminalziation Initiative Fails

Wichita Marijuana Decriminalziation Initiative Fails

An initiative to decriminalize low level marijuana possession in Wichita has failed due to a lack of valid signatures.  According to the Sedgwick County Election Board, the petition is...
Map Shows Where HIghest Percentage of US Population Smokes Marijuana

Map Shows Where HIghest Percentage of US Population Smokes Marijuana

Researchers from the National Survey on Drug Use and Health have compiled a map that depicts the percentages of people who have smoked marijuana in each state on a...
PA State Senator Used Marijuana During Trip to CO

PA State Senator Used Marijuana During Trip to CO

Pennsylvania State Senator Daylin Leach admitted that he consumed marijuana during a recent taxpayer-funded trip to Colorado to learn more about the state’s legal marijuana program. Leach said that...
Leafly Takes Out Full Page Marijuana Ad in New York Times

Leafly Takes Out Full Page Marijuana Ad in New York Times

Leafly, a medical marijuana search firm, claims to be the first ever cannabis company to place a full page ad in the New York Times. The ad comes in...
Riverside County, CA Imposes Fines for Marijuana Cultivation

Riverside County, CA Imposes Fines for Marijuana Cultivation

Riverside County, CA has already banned the growth of marijuana but now, a new ordinance would impose fines on anyone caught cultivating weed. The new ordinance would create a...
Federal Bill Would Legalize Low-THC Marijuana Strains

Federal Bill Would Legalize Low-THC Marijuana Strains

A bill introduced in the US House of Representatives Monday would amend the federal Controlled Substances Act to legalize marijuana with low levels of THC.  Such strains, which tend...
Almost 90% of Florida Voters Support Medical Marijuana

Almost 90% of Florida Voters Support Medical Marijuana

A new Quinnipiac University Poll has found that 88% of Florida voters support legalizing marijuana for medical purposes.  Only 10% of Floridians opposed legalizing medical marijuana.  The new numbers...
Minnesota Appoints Head of Medical Marijuana Program

Minnesota Appoints Head of Medical Marijuana Program

Minnesota’s Department of Health has appointed Michelle Larson to head the state’s new medical marijuana program.  Larson has worked for the DPH for almost 10 years, focusing on areas...
Illinois Legalizes Medical Marijuana For Epilepsy

Illinois Legalizes Medical Marijuana For Epilepsy

A new law, signed Sunday by Governor Pat Quinn, allows children and adults suffering from epilepsy to use medical marijuana to help diminish the severity of their seizures in...
House Votes to Ease Restrictions on Marijuana Banking

House Votes to Ease Restrictions on Marijuana Banking

On Wednesday, the House voted in support of making it easier for banks to do business with legal marijuana shops and medical marijuana careviers. The 236-186 vote rejected a...