A Washington cannabis business group is starting a fund to help patients defray the cost of medical marijuana.
The Washington CannaBusiness Association said Tuesday that the new charitable effort will expand patient access to medical marijuana.
Marijuana’s illegal status at the federal level can present challenges to patients seeking... more →
AUSTIN — Physicians and patients came out in full force Tuesday to support a proposed medical cannabis bill that will be considered in the Texas Legislature next year.
Senate Bill 269, which was filed Tuesday morning, would allow patients with debilitating or chronic conditions to receive medical cannabis under their doctor’s... more →
City Council Committee on Rules voted Wednesday to move an amendment sponsored by Councilmen Derek S. Green and Bobby Henon that allows for zoning of medical marijuana growers, processors and dispensaries within the city.
Bill 160919 defines “medical marijuana dispensary,” “medical marijuana growing and processing facility,”... more →
Pittsburgh is changing its zoning regulations to accommodate medical marijuana distributors and producers.
City Council on Tuesday unanimously approved legislation that would require distributors to operate only in commercial zones and production facilities only in areas zoned as industrial.
Councilman Corey O’Connor of Swisshelm... more →
Marijuana has been nearly unstoppable this year.
Heading into Election Day, residents in nine states were set to vote on marijuana initiatives or amendments within their states. Five states had been looking to legalize recreational marijuana, whereas residents in four states were voting on medical cannabis initiatives or amendments.... more →
While over 70 percent of Florida voters approved constitutional Amendment 2 on Nov. 8 to legalize medicinal marijuana, the economic impact of the measure will remain hazy for at least months if not years.
The modification to the state’s constitution officially doesn’t take hold until Jan. 3. But there are already six marijuana... more →
Benjamin Franklin said that taxes, like death, are one of life’s few certainties. But due to a glitch in the technical language of California’s successful marijuana legalization initiative, the state’s pot smokers may prove him wrong.
California’s marijuana legalization initiative is designed to raise significant tax revenue... more →
Indiana legislators may not want to tackle the issue of medical marijuana in the Statehouse, but one Lake County Council member is looking to gain the support of his peers for a resolution supporting the practice.
Lake County Councilman Jamal Washington, D-Merrillville, said he would like fellow council members to consider a resolution... more →
Medical marijuana had a yuge win on election day.
In each state where the issue was on the ballot—Florida, Arkansas, Montana, and North Dakota—voters supported initiatives that would provide or expand patients’ access to cannabis products for ailments that include post-traumatic stress disorder, epilepsy, Parkinson’s disease,... more →
HELENA, Mont. — Montana voters approved an expansion of medical marijuana, one of four citizen initiatives on the ballot, which is the most in any state election since 2010.
The other ballot measures asked voters to decide whether to ban trapping on public lands, fund brain research and insert a crime victims’ rights law into... more →