Medical Marijuana

Colorado Health Authorities Vote Not to Limit Number of Patients Medical Marijuana Caregivers Can Serve

Colorado Health Authorities Vote Not to Limit Number of Patients Medical Marijuana Caregivers Can Serve

On Tuesday, the Colorado Board of Health voted 6-1 to delete a proposed change to the state’s rule for medical marijuana caregivers that would have limited caregivers to only...
Federal Judge Rejects Case to Reclassify Marijuana

Federal Judge Rejects Case to Reclassify Marijuana

A federal judge in Grand Rapids, Michigan has rejected claims that marijuana should be reclassified from a Schedule I substance.  The just also ruled that federal policy which lessens...
Colorado Records Higher Recreational Marijuana Sales Than Medical For First Time

Colorado Records Higher Recreational Marijuana Sales Than Medical For First Time

According to tax records released by the Colorado Department of Revenue on Wednesday, the state is selling more recreational marijuana than it is medical marijuana. The records show that...
Hawaii Medical Marijuana Dispensary Task Force Releases Report and Suggested Updates

Hawaii Medical Marijuana Dispensary Task Force Releases Report and Suggested Updates

The Hawaii Medical Marijuana Dispensary Task Force (HMMDTF) has released a report on the ways the state could improve its medical marijuana program.  While Hawaii legalized medical marijuana fifteen...
New Study Shows Benefits of Marijuana for PTSD Symptoms

New Study Shows Benefits of Marijuana for PTSD Symptoms

A new study conducted by Haifa University’s Department of Psychology in Israel shows that medical marijuana can help prevent changes in the brain that sometimes occur after trauma.  The...
2,000 People Apply For Medical Marijuana in Illinois in First Week

2,000 People Apply For Medical Marijuana in Illinois in First Week

Over 2,000 potential patients applied to participate in Illinois’ medical marijuana pilot program.  The state began accepting applications on Tuesday for patients with last names starting with A-L.  Patients...
Medical Marijuana States See 25% Fewer Painkiller Deaths

Medical Marijuana States See 25% Fewer Painkiller Deaths

Forty-six people die every day in the United States from overdosing on painkillers such as OxyContin and Vicodin.  However, in the thirteen states that legalized medical marijuana between 1999...
Minnesota Mom Arrested For Giving Son Marijuana Oil…Even Though It Is Legalized

Minnesota Mom Arrested For Giving Son Marijuana Oil…Even Though It Is Legalized

Angela Brown of Madison, MN, has been arrested for child endangerment for providing marijuana oil to her son in order to help him with symptoms associated with a traumatic...
Connecticut’s First Medical Marijuana Dispensary Opens

Connecticut’s First Medical Marijuana Dispensary Opens

Connecticut’s first medical marijuana dispensary opened Wednesday night in the city of South Windsor.  Prime Wellness of Connecticut has opened its doors, although the shop will not actually have...
Medical Marijuana Regulation Legislation Fails in California

Medical Marijuana Regulation Legislation Fails in California

Last week, a bill that would have placed statewide regulations on California’s medical marijuana program failed in the Assembly Appropriations Committee.  Senate Bill 1262, sponsored by Senator Lou Correa,...