Medical Marijuana

Illinois Reveals Medical Marijuana Program Guidelines

Illinois Reveals Medical Marijuana Program Guidelines

Illinois regulators have released a new draft of guidelines for the state’s new medical marijuana program.  The public now has 45 days to comment on the rules, which dictate...
Blake Griffin Speaks Out in Favor of Medical Marijuana

Blake Griffin Speaks Out in Favor of Medical Marijuana

Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin is speaking out in favor of medical marijuana in support of Bucks center Larry Sanders, who announced his support of legalizing marijuana after...
Alleged Fake Medical Marijuana Operation Shut Down in Michigan

Alleged Fake Medical Marijuana Operation Shut Down in Michigan

Thirty-seven people have been arrested in connection to an alleged fake medical marijuana operation in Michigan.  According to federal court documents, the defendants in the case used Michigan’s medical...
Marijuana Legalization Doesn’t Increase Crime, According to Researchers

Marijuana Legalization Doesn’t Increase Crime, According to Researchers

One argument that opponents of marijuana legalization frequently make is that marijuana legalization will increase crime in their neighborhoods.  A new study, however, refutes that notion.  New data shows...
68% of Minnesotans Support Medical Marijuana Legalization

68% of Minnesotans Support Medical Marijuana Legalization

A new Minnesota poll asked likely voters, “Do you think Marijuana should or should not be legal when used for medical purposes?”  Almost 70% of those polled responded “yes”...
Medical Marijuana May Be on OK Ballot

Medical Marijuana May Be on OK Ballot

On Friday, medical marijuana advocates filed notice with the Oklahoma Secretary of State’s Office that they are trying to get a proposed measure onto the November election ballot. Now...
Definition of Who Can Recommend Medical Marijuana Broadened in Maine

Definition of Who Can Recommend Medical Marijuana Broadened in Maine

Maine’s medical marijuana law, originally approved by voters in 1999, has been amended to broaden the scope of who can recommend medical marijuana to patients. The law’s original language...
Boston Mayor Trying to Ban Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

Boston Mayor Trying to Ban Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

Boston, Ma. Mayor Martin J. Walsh is trying to stop the city’s two approved medical marijuana dispensaries from opening.  Voters legalized medical marijuana and collectives in Massachusetts in 2012...
Prisoners In Uruguay May Have Access to Medical Marijuana

Prisoners In Uruguay May Have Access to Medical Marijuana

Uruguay has become a leader in the marijuana movement by becoming the first South American country to legalize recreational marijuana.  Now, a new change in policy may allow prisoners...
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...