Medical Marijuana

250 Italian Lawmakers Support Marijuana Decriminalization Proposal

250 Italian Lawmakers Support Marijuana Decriminalization Proposal

Over 250 Italian lawmakers have given their support to a proposal that would decriminalize the production, sale, and consumption of marijuana throughout the country. Should this proposal become law,...
Medical Marijuana to Be Sold at Pharmacies in Israel

Medical Marijuana to Be Sold at Pharmacies in Israel

On Monday, Israel’s Deputy Health Minister, Ya’akov Litzman, announced that medical marijuana will now be distributed at pharmacies, which will allow more physicians to prescribe it to patients. “Today...
New Washington Medical Marijuana Laws Take Effect

New Washington Medical Marijuana Laws Take Effect

Washington state’s updated medical marijuana regulations took effect Friday. Among the regulations now in effect: Post-traumatic stress disorder and traumatic brain injury are added as qualifying conditions. A qualifying...
Senate Committee Approves Recreational Marijuana In DC

Senate Committee Approves Recreational Marijuana In DC

Washington DC voters voted to legalize recreational marijuana by adults 21 and older last November with the passage of Initiative 71, but the House republican leadership stepped in and...
Cannabis May Help Heal Bone Fractures

Cannabis May Help Heal Bone Fractures

A new study published in the Journal of Bone and Mineral Research has found that cannabidiol (CBD), a non-psychoactive element of cannabis, may help bone fractures heal better. According...
Colorado Rejects Proposal to Allow Medical Marijuana for PTSD

Colorado Rejects Proposal to Allow Medical Marijuana for PTSD

Colorado health officials have rejected a proposal to add Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) to the list of qualifying conditions for medical marijuana. This is the third time since...
Teenagers Using Less Marijuana Now That It’s Legal

Teenagers Using Less Marijuana Now That It’s Legal

A new study published in The American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse has found that teenagers are now using marijuana less frequently and in lower quantities now that...
San Francisco “Baked Sale” Cancelled by City

San Francisco “Baked Sale” Cancelled by City

San Francisco’s Get Baked Sale, a bake sale event for cannabis-infused medical marijuana edibles, has been cancelled by the SF Department of Public Health after a new supervisor ruled...
Senators Push to Make Marijuana Research Easier

Senators Push to Make Marijuana Research Easier

A group of eight Senators is pushing federal regulators to make it easier to researchers to study the medicinal properties of marijuana. The Democratic Senators, led by Elizabeth Warren,...
US Senate Marijuana Banking Bill Introduced

US Senate Marijuana Banking Bill Introduced

A bipartisan bill has been introduced by Senate delegates from Colorado and Oregon, aiming to prohibit the federal government from penalizing banks that work with marijuana businesses. Businesses in...