Twenty-Six Medical Marijuana Dispensaries Approved in Las Vegas

The Las Vegas City Council has approved twenty-six medical marijuana dispensaries, which is twice the amount allotted for the city by Nevada regulators.  Over 50 applications were received. Now, the applicants must be vetted by the state health department before being allowed to move forward. Applicants that receive both city and state approval will be sent back to the Las ...

Michigan Doctor Indicted For Writing Bogus Medical Marijuana Recommendations

Dr. Gregory A. Kuldanek of Grand Rapids Michigan has been indicted in a major marijuana conspiracy after admitting that he wrote medical marijuana recommendations for over fifty patients he never treated. Kuldanek, a respected internal medicine specialist, claims to have simply been helping Betty Lee Jenkins, who he believed to be a compassionate medical marijuana caregiver....

Oregon Law Enforcement Group Backs Marijuana Legalization

On Wednesday, Yes on 91, the campaign supporting marijuana legalization in Oregon, released a letter from thirty former police officers, sheriffs, judges, and prosecutors sharing their support for legalizing marijuana in Oregon. With the vote less than a week away, the support of law enforcement may serve to bolster Yes on 91's cause.  New polls show that the race for marij...

Chile Plants Country's First Medical Marijuana

On Wednesday, a Chilean municipality planted the country's first medical marijuana as part of a pilot program geared toward helping cancer patients. The country received 850 seeds from the Netherlands.  Four strains were obtained: Wappa, Durga Mata II, Pandora, and Ice Cream. The marijuana will be grown, then the CBDs will be extracted to make tinctures.  200 patients will...

Twenty-Six Medical Marijuana Dispensarie...
Michigan Doctor Indicted For Writing Bog...
Oregon Law Enforcement Group Backs Marij...
Chile Plants Country's First Medical Mar...
Italy’s Army to Grow Medical Marijuana

Italy’s Army to Grow Medical Marijuana

Italy legalized medical marijuana last year, but the program did not draw in that many patients because of the high costs associated with buying medical marijuana legally from a...
Colorado Recreational Marijuana Sales Grow 10% in August

Colorado Recreational Marijuana Sales Grow 10% in August

A new report released Thursday by the Colorado Department of Revenue shows that recreational marijuana sales saw a 10% increase in the month of August. In August alone, customers...
Over 6,000 Apply For Medical Marijuana in Illinois

Over 6,000 Apply For Medical Marijuana in Illinois

The Illinois Department of Public Health announced Wednesday that approximately 6,300 patients have started the process of applying to use medical marijuana.  So far, only 800 have submitted complete...
Canada’s Largest Addiction Treatment Center Calls For Marijuana Legalization

Canada’s Largest Addiction Treatment Center Calls For Marijuana Legalization

The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Canada’s largest mental health and addiction treatment and research center is calling for marijuana legalization. The CAMH released a policy statement on...
DC May Seal Criminal Records For Non-Violent Marijuana Crimes

DC May Seal Criminal Records For Non-Violent Marijuana Crimes

Earlier this year the Washington DC city council voted to decriminalize possession of under an ounce of marijuana.  Now, Councilmember David Grosso has introduced a new bill that would...
Medical Marijuana Stalls in Pennsylvania House

Medical Marijuana Stalls in Pennsylvania House

A medical marijuana bill that passed the Senate last week in Pennsylvania hsa stalled in the Republican-controlled House.  House Majority Leader Mike Turzai said Monday that the caucus does...
Colorado Governor Calls Marijuana Legalization “Reckless”

Colorado Governor Calls Marijuana Legalization “Reckless”

Ten months after Colorado’s recreational marijuana program went into effect, Governor John Hickenlooper is now calling marijuana legalization “reckless.” Hickenlooper said during a debate Monday, “I’m not saying it...
Marijuana Could Prevent Death For Patients with Traumatic Brain Injuries

Marijuana Could Prevent Death For Patients with Traumatic Brain Injuries

A new study, published in The American Surgeon, claims that patients suffering from traumatic brain injuries are more likely to survive if they have marijuana in their systems. Researchers...
GA Governor’s Task Force Mistakes Okra For Marijuana

GA Governor’s Task Force Mistakes Okra For Marijuana

On Tuesday morning in Georgia, a Governor’s Task Force for Drug Suppression helicopter spotted what they believed to be an illegal marijuana grow at a home.  They contacted the...
92% of Medical Marijuana Patients Say It Works

92% of Medical Marijuana Patients Say It Works

A new study by the California Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System has found that 92% of medical marijuana users find that it has alleviated symptoms of their serious medical...