Legislation

New York Assembly Passes Medical Marijuana Bill

New York Assembly Passes Medical Marijuana Bill

On Tuesday, the New York State Assembly voted to pass legislation that would legalize the use and possession of medical marijuana for patients suffering from illnesses such as cancer...
High-CBD Medical Marijuana Bill Approved by Florida Lawmakers

High-CBD Medical Marijuana Bill Approved by Florida Lawmakers

On Friday, legislators in Florida voted to allow doctors to prescribe high-CBD strains of marijuana to patients suffering from epilepsy, cancer, and Lou Gherig’s disease. Governor Rick Scott has...
Medical Marijuana Tinctures Approved in Iowa

Medical Marijuana Tinctures Approved in Iowa

On Thursday, lawmakers in Iowa legalized medical marijuana tinctures for individuals suffering from severe forms of epilepsy. The bill allows patients, or their guardians, to possess up to 32...
Florida Senate Passes Low-THC Marijuana Bill

Florida Senate Passes Low-THC Marijuana Bill

The Florida Senate has voted 36-3 to legalize the “Charlotte’s Web” strain of medical marijuana.  The low-THC strain has become popular n medical marijuana states such as Colorado, prompting...
Medical Marijuana Could Come to New York This Spring

Medical Marijuana Could Come to New York This Spring

Medical marijuana advocates in New York believe a widespread medical marijuana program could be coming to the state as early as this spring thinks to newly re-drafted legislation. The...
Minnesota Senate Panel Advances Medical Marijuana Bill

Minnesota Senate Panel Advances Medical Marijuana Bill

On Friday morning, a Minnesota Senate committee voted 7-3 to advance a bill to legalize medical marijuana for patients suffering from debilitating illnesses. Now, the legislation will go to...
Minnesota Medical Marijuana Vote Delayed

Minnesota Medical Marijuana Vote Delayed

A potential vote on medical marijuana legalization has been delayed in Minnesota.  The medical marijuana bill was attached to a separate health bill that was pulled from Wednesday’s docket...
Maryland Senate Passes Amended Medical Marijuana Legislation

Maryland Senate Passes Amended Medical Marijuana Legislation

On Thursday, the Maryland Senate passed a Senate Bill which would give patients access to medical marijuana with a vote of 45-1.  The Senate version is much less restrictive...
Medical Marijuana Regulation Bill Dies in Washington State

Medical Marijuana Regulation Bill Dies in Washington State

On Thursday night, legislation in Washington state that would have strictly regulated the state’s medical marijuana program died without a vote as the House and Senate adjourned. The legislation...
California Lawmaker Proposes Medical Marijuana Oversight Legislation

California Lawmaker Proposes Medical Marijuana Oversight Legislation

Medical marijuana has been legal in California since 1996, but in the past 18 years the state has not made much progress when it comes to regulating the system...