Liam has Dravet Syndrome, a severe form of epilepsy. But after debilitating seizures and pharmaceutical trials and errors throughout his life, Liam is doing much better, now that he is on a medical cannabis oil regimen.
In June of this year, the day before Liam began using the oil (made from a particularly effective strain of marijuana),... more →
Though legal marijuana continues to be a burgeoning industry, there are still gaps in this business that are yet to be filled. Banking, for example, proves challenging for cannabis entrepreneurs because banks are wary of the ramifications that come with the still-existing federal laws that deem the herb illegal. Raising capital thus... more →
The Attorney Generals contend in their suit: “Plaintiff States are suffering a direct and significant detrimental impact – namely the diversion of limited manpower and resources to arrest and process suspected and convicted felons involved in the increased illegal marijuana trafficking or transportation.”
They are asking the... more →
Cannabis Science, Inc. (CBIS), a U.S. Company specializing in cannabis formulation-based drug development and related consulting, congratulates the U.S. Congress for making serious Medical Cannabis History by pulling this fiscal year’s funding for any DOJ actions that would stop legal state medical cannabis programs and operations. ... more →
A recent report in the Washington Post said the legal cannabis industry could reach revenues of $35 billion by 2020. Several companies are emerging as leaders in this industry.
AVT, Inc. (OTC Markets: AVTC) (www.autoretail.com), is a leading technology solutions provider and manufacturer of marijuana storage and dispensing systems... more →
A local news segment went up in smoke when a reporter quit her job on air after making a rather surprising announcement Sunday night. Charlo Greene, a reporter for KTVA-TV in Anchorage, Alaska, revealed that she’s the owner of the Alaska Cannabis Club, a business that connects medical marijuana cardholders in need of ganj with... more →
On Wednesday, a lawmaker said she would introduce a medical marijuana bill. Sen. Karen Tallian (D-Portage) said she plans to introduce a medical marijuana bill in the upcoming legislative session. She cited Congress’s vote to bar the use of Justice Department funds to go after medical marijuana in states where it is legal.... more →
Congress may have tried to stop residents of the nation’s capital from being able to light up joints with impunity, but lawmakers retreated last week in another important drug-war front: medical marijuana.
The $1 trillion spending bill that passed last week included a provision that blocks the Justice Department from spending... more →
Assembly Bill 26 resurrects this year’s failed AB 1894 by Assembly member Tom Ammiano. Jones-Sawyer represents the 59th District of South Los Angeles.
Assembly Bill 34 is a placeholder, containing a one-sentence statement of intent to regulate the state’s billion-dollar MMJ industry. Bonta represents the 18th District in the... more →
Legislation was enacted in 2010 authorizing the establishment of regulated medical marijuana dispensaries in the nation’s capital. Marijuana activist Steve DeAngelo wears a “Yes on Prop 19″ button as he speaks during a news conference in Oakland, California, on October 12, 2010, to bring attention to the state... more →