WASHINGTON, DC -- A Republican Congressman from Pennsylvania will introduce a bill to Congress that would make cannabidiol legal under federal law. Also known as CBD oil, the marijuana-based oil has been shown to reduce seizures in ... Continue Reading
HAMDEN, CT -- Nearly nine out of ten Florida voters support legalizing the use of cannabis for medicinal purposes, and a majority of Floridians support allowing adults to possess the plant for any ... Continue Reading
WASHINGTON, DC -- On Thursday, Sen. Rand Paul proposed an amendment that would keep the federal government from prosecuting medical marijuana patients and physicians as well as interfering with states that implement medical ... Continue Reading
Homeowners’ associations cannot legally ban their members from using marijuana in their homes in states where it is legal to do so, but some HOAs are attempting to do just that, claiming that ... Continue Reading
SAN DIEGO, CA -- Jose Calva, a legal medical marijuana patient and his attorney, Michael Cindrich went before judge Jay M. Bloom downtown Wednesday to hear the evidence against Jose in a preliminary examination. ... Continue Reading
ST. PAUL, MN – Minnesota has named Michelle Larson as their first marijuana director with less than a year before their medical marijuana law takes effect, the Star Tribune reports.
Larson is an ... Continue Reading
WASHINGTON, DC -- A majority of members of the US House of Representatives voted last week in favor of an amendment that restricts the Treasury Department's ability to take action against ... Continue Reading
SYDNEY -- Almost two-thirds of Australians are in favor of the legalization of medical marijuana, according to a new 7-News ReachTEL poll released this week.
According to the poll, 65.9% of those surveyed support allowing ... Continue Reading
ORCHARD PARK, NY -- Anna Conte, a nine year old from Orchard Park, NY who passed away last week after falling into a coma following a severe seizure, was laid to rest Wednesday.
Anna ... Continue Reading
WASHINGTON, DC -- The American Herbal Products Association (AHPA) released its long-awaited medical marijuana manufacturing guidelines today, completing its compendium of industry standards which include regulatory recommendations for cannabis from ... Continue Reading
CHICAGO, IL — A bill to expand Illinois‘ medical marijuana pilot program to allow medical marijuana for patients with epilepsy, including children, has been signed into law by Governor ... Continue Reading
TUCSON, AZ -- Veterans, medical marijuana activists and scientists welcomed the first federally approved research into pot as a treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder.
But their hopes for the research were dashed ... Continue Reading
WASHINGTON, DC -- Medical marijuana patients hailed another landmark victory Wednesday when Congress voted 231-192 to restrict Department of Treasury funds from "being used to prohibit or penalize a financial institution from providing services ... Continue Reading
WASHINGTON, DC -- This afternoon, the House of Representatives voted 231 to 192 in favor of the Heck-Perlmutter-Lee-Rohrabacher Amendment, which will restrict Treasury Department and SEC funds from being spent to penalize financial ... Continue Reading
WASHINGTON, DC -- In a historic vote Wednesday, the U.S. House passed a bipartisan amendment by Representatives Denny Heck (D-WA), Ed Perlmutter (D-CO), Barbara Lee (D-CA) and Dana Rohrabacher (R-CA) preventing the Treasury Department from spending any ... Continue Reading
JEFFERSON CITY, MO — Patients suffering from intractable epilepsy could soon have access to some cannabis extracts after Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon signed a limited medical marijuana bill into law Monday.
House Bill 2238 allows ... Continue Reading
WASHINGTON, DC -- NORML has been fighting for nearly half a century to replace our nation’s overreaching, under-serving and (by any objective measure) disastrous marijuana laws with a sensible, regulated retail system – ... Continue Reading
OTTAWA -- The administration of nabilone, a synthetic cannabinoid, safely mitigates symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), according to clinical data published online ahead of print in the Journal of Psychopharmacology.
Investigators at ... Continue Reading