Medical Marijuana

Terminal Cancer Patient Faces Prison for Marijuana Charges

Terminal Cancer Patient Faces Prison for Marijuana Charges

Benton Mackenzie, a terminal cancer patient from Iowa, is facing three years in prison after being convicted of felony drug charges for growing and possessing marijuana. Mackenzie was found...
Maine’s Medical Marijuana Program Reportedly Best in America

Maine’s Medical Marijuana Program Reportedly Best in America

A new report published by Americans for Safe Access calls Maine’s medical marijuana program the best in America.  The title is based on a number of factors that ASA...
New York Governor to Sign Medical Marijuana Bill

New York Governor to Sign Medical Marijuana Bill

On Monday, Governor Andrew Cuomo will sign a bill to legalize medical marijuana in New York.  The signing ceremony will take place at 1 PM. It may take time...
North Carolina Legalizes Marijuana Extracts for Children

North Carolina Legalizes Marijuana Extracts for Children

North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory has signed a bill into law that will allow children suffering from severe forms of epilepsy to use high-CBD marijuana oils and tinctures.  The...
Record Number of Pennsylvanians Support Medical Marijuana Legalization

Record Number of Pennsylvanians Support Medical Marijuana Legalization

A new opinion survey conducted by Franklin & Marshall College found that 84% of Pennsylvanians strongly favor or somewhat favor legalizing medial marijuana for adults if it is recommended...
Berkeley Dispensaries Required to Give Marijuana to Low-Income Patients

Berkeley Dispensaries Required to Give Marijuana to Low-Income Patients

The city of Berkeley, Ca. will require all medical marijuana dispensaries to give away 2% of the amount of medical marijuana they sell each year free to low-income patients....
Proposed Medical Marijuana Measure Won’t Be on Ohio Ballot

Proposed Medical Marijuana Measure Won’t Be on Ohio Ballot

An attempt to legalize medical marijuana in Ohio has failed, after an advocacy group failed to collect enough signatures to qualify for the November ballot. The proposed constitutional amendment...
Newcomers Can Enter the CO Marijuana Market This Week

Newcomers Can Enter the CO Marijuana Market This Week

Colorado’s recreational marijuana business has seen a successful first six months, but will see a shift starting this week that could cause big changes in the program. During the...
Bill Clinton Encourages States to Experiment with Marijuana Legalization

Bill Clinton Encourages States to Experiment with Marijuana Legalization

Former President Bill Clinton, who is famously known to have tried marijuana but “didn’t inhale,” says he thinks that the states should be able to decide about marijuana legalization,...
British Columbia Marijuana Farmers Won’t Get Tax Break

British Columbia Marijuana Farmers Won’t Get Tax Break

The British Columbia, Canada, provincial government has announced that medical marijuana growers won’t be able to claim a tax break meant for farms and agricultural operations.  The tax breaks...