Medical Marijuana

Illinois Legalizes Medical Marijuana For Epilepsy

Illinois Legalizes Medical Marijuana For Epilepsy

A new law, signed Sunday by Governor Pat Quinn, allows children and adults suffering from epilepsy to use medical marijuana to help diminish the severity of their seizures in...
House Votes to Ease Restrictions on Marijuana Banking

House Votes to Ease Restrictions on Marijuana Banking

On Wednesday, the House voted in support of making it easier for banks to do business with legal marijuana shops and medical marijuana careviers. The 236-186 vote rejected a...
University of Arizona Professor Claims She’s Fired Over Marijuana Research

University of Arizona Professor Claims She’s Fired Over Marijuana Research

Dr. Sue Sisley had been a clinical researcher at the University of Arizona for eight years, but believes her contracts have not been renewed due to her focus for...
Medical Marijuana Could Be Distributed in Illinois in 2015

Medical Marijuana Could Be Distributed in Illinois in 2015

Medical marijuana has been legalized in Illinois, but the Department of Public Health has still been working to iron out the protocol for the program.  A recent update from...
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....