Medical Marijuana

Chile Plants Country’s First Medical Marijuana

Chile Plants Country’s First Medical Marijuana

On Wednesday, a Chilean municipality planted the country’s first medical marijuana as part of a pilot program geared toward helping cancer patients. The country received 850 seeds from the...
Maryland Delays Medical Marijuana Regulations

Maryland Delays Medical Marijuana Regulations

On Tuesday, members of a 15-person panel tasked with establishing Maryland’s medical marijuana rules postponed a final vote on the regulations, which are already late. The reason, according to...
DEA Raids Alleged Illegal Marijuana Grows in Denver

DEA Raids Alleged Illegal Marijuana Grows in Denver

In conjunction with Denver, Colorado police, the federal Drug Enforcement Administration raided six marijuana grows in Denver as part of an investigation into an illegal marijuana operation based in...
Seattle Sends Warning Letters to Medical Marijuana Collectives

Seattle Sends Warning Letters to Medical Marijuana Collectives

The city of Seattle has sent letters to 330 medical marijuana collectives, warning them against “major marijuana activity” without a license. Seattle requires medical marijuana businesses growing more than...
Poll Shows Florida Medical Marijuana Initiative May Be in Trouble

Poll Shows Florida Medical Marijuana Initiative May Be in Trouble

A new poll conducted by Tampa Bay Times showed that only 48% of likely voters plan to vote in favor of Amendment 2 in Florida, which aims to legalize...
Real World/Road Rules Challenger Diem Brown Using Medical Marijuana During Cancer Treatment

Real World/Road Rules Challenger Diem Brown Using Medical Marijuana During Cancer Treatment

Diem Brown first appeared on MTV’s Real World/Road Rules Challenge in 2006 and soon revealed that she had just beaten ovarian cancer.  Brown, now 32, is fighting colon cancer...
Italy’s Army to Grow Medical Marijuana

Italy’s Army to Grow Medical Marijuana

Italy legalized medical marijuana last year, but the program did not draw in that many patients because of the high costs associated with buying medical marijuana legally from a...
Over 6,000 Apply For Medical Marijuana in Illinois

Over 6,000 Apply For Medical Marijuana in Illinois

The Illinois Department of Public Health announced Wednesday that approximately 6,300 patients have started the process of applying to use medical marijuana.  So far, only 800 have submitted complete...
Medical Marijuana Stalls in Pennsylvania House

Medical Marijuana Stalls in Pennsylvania House

A medical marijuana bill that passed the Senate last week in Pennsylvania hsa stalled in the Republican-controlled House.  House Majority Leader Mike Turzai said Monday that the caucus does...
Marijuana Could Prevent Death For Patients with Traumatic Brain Injuries

Marijuana Could Prevent Death For Patients with Traumatic Brain Injuries

A new study, published in The American Surgeon, claims that patients suffering from traumatic brain injuries are more likely to survive if they have marijuana in their systems. Researchers...