Organ Transplant

New Jersey Assembly Approves Bill to Protect Medical Marijuana Patients Who Require Organ Transplants

New Jersey Assembly Approves Bill to Protect Medical Marijuana Patients Who Require Organ Transplants

The New Jersey Assembly has approved a bill that would protect medical marijuana patients from being disqualified for organ transplant because they fall under hospitals’ definition of a “drug...
New Jersey Lawmakers Attempt to Protect Medical Marijuana Patients Who Need Organ Transplants

New Jersey Lawmakers Attempt to Protect Medical Marijuana Patients Who Need Organ Transplants

In a number of medical marijuana states, including California and Washington, legal patients have been turned away from receiving life-saving organ transplants due to their marijuana use.  New Jersey...
Oregon Hospital Changes Transplant Rules Relating to Marijuana Use

Oregon Hospital Changes Transplant Rules Relating to Marijuana Use

Oregon Health and Science University Hospital (OHSU) in Portland has decided to ease their rules relating to marijuana use and organ transplants.  In the past, the hospital required six...