Medical Marijuana

Seattle Closing Unlicensed Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

Seattle Closing Unlicensed Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

According to Seattle Mayor Ed Murray, the city plans to close dozens of medical marijuana collectives operating without a license. The closures come as a part of combining Seattle’s...
Senate Takes Steps toward Allowing Veterans to Use Medical Marijuana

Senate Takes Steps toward Allowing Veterans to Use Medical Marijuana

The Senate Appropriations Committee has approved an amendment which would allow veterans to use medical marijuana in states where it is legal. Veterans have limited access to medical marijuana,...
Lawsuit Alleges Man Attempting to Monopolize Illinois Medical Marijuana Industry

Lawsuit Alleges Man Attempting to Monopolize Illinois Medical Marijuana Industry

A new lawsuit filed in Illinois by Medponics Illinois alleges that Kayvan Khalatbari, a Denver medical marijuana business owner, is attempting to monopolize Illinois’ medical marijuana system by having...
Texas Legislature Approves Medical Marijuana Tinctures

Texas Legislature Approves Medical Marijuana Tinctures

On Monday, the Texas House approved a bill that would allow patients suffering from epilepsy to use high-CBD marijuana tinctures with the recommendation of a neurologist or epileptologist. Senate...
Judge Denies Rastafarian Defense for Marijuana Possession in Indiana

Judge Denies Rastafarian Defense for Marijuana Possession in Indiana

A northern Indiana judge has denied a request to lessen marijuana possession charges against a Rastafari man based on faith. 30-year-old Jerome Scott was charged with felony marijuana possession...
Utah State Legislature to Revisit Medical Marijuana Bill

Utah State Legislature to Revisit Medical Marijuana Bill

According to Utah Senator Mark Madsen, a medical marijuana bill will be re-introduced in the Utah Senate this session. “We will absolutely bring that bill back,” he said. “It...
Pennsylvania Medical Marijuana Bill Goes to Senate Vote

Pennsylvania Medical Marijuana Bill Goes to Senate Vote

Pennsylvania’s medical marijuana bill is scheduled for a vote on Tuesday. The bill, which would legalize limited forms of medical marijuana with a doctor’s recommendation, was amended on Monday....
Actor Morgan Freeman Speaks Out in Favor of Marijuana Legalization

Actor Morgan Freeman Speaks Out in Favor of Marijuana Legalization

During a recent interview with the Daily Beast, actor Morgan Freeman expressed his unwavering support for marijuana legalization. He explained his history with marijuana for both medical and recreational...
Medical Marijuana Dispensary Bill Passes Hawaii Legislature

Medical Marijuana Dispensary Bill Passes Hawaii Legislature

On Thursday, members of the Hawaii Legislature passed a bill that would allow 16 dispensaries to open statewide in 2016. House Bill 321 would allow eight companies to open...
Kansas House Approves Marijuana Reform Bill

Kansas House Approves Marijuana Reform Bill

The Kansas House has approved a measure that would reform marijuana laws in the state. The bill would allow lower penalties for marijuana possession, study the use of industrial...