Federal Government Approves Arizona Medical Marijuana For PTSD Study

An Arizona researcher has been granted permission by the federal government to conduct research on the impact of medical marijuana on PTSD. Dr. Sue Sisley, who was terminated from the University of Arizona College of Medicine for reasons she believed to be linked to her interest in marijuana research, aims to study the impact of four marijuana strains on veterans. "It has be...

NC House Panel Rejects Medical Marijuana Proposal

On Wednesday, a North Carolina House committee unanimously voted down a proposal that would have legalized medical marijuana for people suffering from debilitating illnesses. One medical marijuana supporter present at the hearing felt so passionate about the committee's rejection that he struck Representative Dean Arp in the back.  No charges were filed but the man was requ...

Illegal Marijuana Trafficking Scheme Shut Down in Colorado

Colorado officials have won indictments against 32 individuals accused on being involved in a scheme to illegally grow marijuana in Colorado and traffic it to other states. The indictments come following raids on dozens of warehouses last October. According to the indictment, the raided grow facilities were not licensed by the state. The growers were operating under the pret...

Georgia Senate Passes Medical Marijuana Bill

The Georgia Senate has passed a medical marijuana bill  that was proposed by  that was proposed by Representative Allen Peake. The legislation would legalize cannabis oil for people suffering form 8 illnesses, including cancer and epilepsy. The legislation was approved by the Senate with just one amendment, which allow employers to prevent workers from having and using ...

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Recreational Marijuana Bill Proposed in Pennsylvania

Recreational Marijuana Bill Proposed in Pennsylvania

Two Pennsylvania state senators have proposed a bill to legalize the use and possession of recreational marijuana.  The Regulate Marijuana Act would legalize recreational marijuana for individuals 21 and...
Record Breaking Marijuana Bust at California Border Nets 30,000 Pounds of Illegal Pot

Record Breaking Marijuana Bust at California Border Nets 30,000 Pounds of Illegal Pot

Federal Police in California conducted the second largest illegal marijuana bust at a US border crossing last week, discovering over 15 tons of pot stashed in a truck that...
Utah Lawmakers Pass Medical Marijuana Edible Proposal

Utah Lawmakers Pass Medical Marijuana Edible Proposal

On Thursday, a panel of Utah lawmakers voted to approve a proposal that would legalize the use of marijuana edibles for medical purposes by individuals suffering from debilitating illnesses....
Virginia Governor Passes Law to Protect Medical Marijuana Oil Users

Virginia Governor Passes Law to Protect Medical Marijuana Oil Users

On Thursday, Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe signed into law legislation to decriminalize medical marijuana oils for medical purposes. House Bill 1445 and Senate Bill 1235 decriminalize THC-A oil and...
Marijuana Legalization Proposal Rejected by Ohio Attorney General

Marijuana Legalization Proposal Rejected by Ohio Attorney General

On Wednesday, Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine rejected a proposal that would legalize recreational marijuana in Ohio. Responsible Ohioans for Cannabis submitted 1,497 signatures of Ohio voters with its...
Washington DC Marijuana Legalization Law Goes Into Effect

Washington DC Marijuana Legalization Law Goes Into Effect

On Thursday, Washington DC Mayor Muriel Bowser implemented the district’s new law allowing its residents to legally smoke marijuana for House Republicans who warned that implementing the law would...
STUDY: Marijuana May Be Safer Than Originally Thought

STUDY: Marijuana May Be Safer Than Originally Thought

A new study published in the journal Scientific Reports finds that marijuana may be even safer than previously thought compared with other recreational drugs. Researchers aimed to quantify the...
Jamaica Decriminalizes Marijuana

Jamaica Decriminalizes Marijuana

On Tuesday, Jamaican lawmakers passed an act to decriminalize low-leel marijuana possession.  Additionally, they approved the creation of a licensing agency to regulate a medical marijuana industry on the...
Alaska Officially Legalizes Recreational Marijuana

Alaska Officially Legalizes Recreational Marijuana

On Tuesday, recreational marijuana officially became legal in Alaska, making it the third state to d0 so. Now, anyone age 21 and older can possess up to an ounce...
Medical Marijuana Could Soon be Kosher

Medical Marijuana Could Soon be Kosher

Kosher medical marijuana could soon be available to Jewish patients in New York state.  Rabbi Moshi Elefant, head of the Orthodox Union’s kosher certification agency, says he has been...