Medical Marijuana

College Students Create Device to Detect THC in Motorists

College Students Create Device to Detect THC in Motorists

Two University of Akron biomedical engineering graduate students have developed a device that is meant to test for THC in motorists’ saliva. The device, developed by Mariam Crow and...
Washington State Governor Approves Medical Marijuana Overhaul Legislation

Washington State Governor Approves Medical Marijuana Overhaul Legislation

On Friday, Washington state Governor Jay Inslee signed a bill that attempts to overhaul and tidy up the state’s medical marijuana program, syncing it with the regulations and goals...
Pennsylvania Medical Marijuana Bill Advances

Pennsylvania Medical Marijuana Bill Advances

A Pennsylvania Senate committee has voted to send a medical marijuana legalization bill to the full Senate. The proposed bill that is moving forward has had some updates made...
Georgia Governor Signs Medical Marijuana Bill Into Law

Georgia Governor Signs Medical Marijuana Bill Into Law

On Thursday, Georgia Governor Nathan Deal signed legislation that immediately legalizes medical marijuana in the state. Looking visibly emotional, Governor Deal signed into law legsilation sponsored by Representative Allen...
President Obama Expresses Strong Support for Medical Marijuana

President Obama Expresses Strong Support for Medical Marijuana

In a CNN special to be aired Sunday, President Barack Obama expressed strong support for medical marijuana.  In a special called “Weed 3″ medical correspondent Sanjay Gupta explores the...
Wisconsin Lawmaker Seeks to Legalize Marijuana

Wisconsin Lawmaker Seeks to Legalize Marijuana

Wisconsin Representative Melissa Sargent has introduced a bill that would legalize marijuana for medical and recreational use. In a news conference Monday, Sargent said that legalizing marijuana would decrease...
Delaware Medical Marijuana Dispensaries Delayed

Delaware Medical Marijuana Dispensaries Delayed

Medical marijuana was legalized in Delaware in 2011, but patients still do not have access to legally buy their medicine. Now, officials are saying that patients will have to...
Colorado Proposal Would Allow Medical Marijuana Use During Parole and Probation

Colorado Proposal Would Allow Medical Marijuana Use During Parole and Probation

A new proposal from Colorado Representative Joe Salazar, House Bill 1267, would allow people on parole and probation to use medical marijuana.  The bill received unanimous support in the...
US Government Funded Research Finds Marijuana Kills Cancer Cells

US Government Funded Research Finds Marijuana Kills Cancer Cells

The US Government may have argued in the past that marijuana has no medical benefits, but a new study from the National Institute on Drug Abuse, funded by the...
Illinois Trying to Add Illnesses to Medical Marijuana Qualifying Conditions List

Illinois Trying to Add Illnesses to Medical Marijuana Qualifying Conditions List

Medical marijuana advocates in Illinois are petitioning to add over 20 illnesses and conditions to the states list of qualifying conditions for their medical marijuana program. Over 269 pages...