Medical Marijuana

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,...
Canada Physician Groups Refuse to Join Anti-Marijuana Campaign

Canada Physician Groups Refuse to Join Anti-Marijuana Campaign

Three of Canada’s doctor groups, which represent 80,000 physicians, have refused to support an anti-marijuana campaign proposed by the federal government. The groups are the College of Family Physicians...
Oregon Releases Medical Marijuana Collective Inspection Information

Oregon Releases Medical Marijuana Collective Inspection Information

The Oregon Health Authority has released its medical marijuana dispensary inspection reports.  Since May, the OHA has inspected 58 medical marijuana dispensaries and found a wide range of violations,...
Oklahoma Governor Calls on Lawmakers to Allow Marijuana Oil for Epilepsy

Oklahoma Governor Calls on Lawmakers to Allow Marijuana Oil for Epilepsy

On Wednesday, Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin called on lawmakers to allow trials to see the effects of high-CBD marijuana tinctures on children with severe forms of epilepsy. High-CBD tinctures...
Medical Marijuana Applications Available in Illinois

Medical Marijuana Applications Available in Illinois

Illinois has now posted application forms for people wishing to take part in the state’s newly approved medical marijuana program as patients, caregivers, growers, and dispensary owners.  While the...
Florida Medical Association Opposes Medical Marijuana Initiative

Florida Medical Association Opposes Medical Marijuana Initiative

The Florida Medical Association, Florida’s largest physicians organization, has announced their opposition to an initiative that would legalize medical marijuana in Florida.  The group does not necessarily oppose all...
PA State Senator Used Marijuana During Trip to CO

PA State Senator Used Marijuana During Trip to CO

Pennsylvania State Senator Daylin Leach admitted that he consumed marijuana during a recent taxpayer-funded trip to Colorado to learn more about the state’s legal marijuana program. Leach said that...