Lawmakers In W. Virginia Introduce Medical Pot Bill

The bi-partisan bill has two co-sponsors, both Democrats, including Senate Majority Whip Daniel Hall (R-Oceana), and joins similar legislation introduced earlier this year in the House (HB 4264). Under the bill, a system of state-regulated medical marijuana cultivation facilities and dispensaries would also be established to provide... more →
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Sickle Cell Anemia Now Be Treated With Pot, According To Georgia Medical Marijuana Law

The “disease list” covered under the current version of the bill includes ALS aka Lou Gherig’s disease, seizure disorders, Multiple Sclerosis, cancer,  Parkinson’s, Crohn’s disease, Fibromyalgia & Mitochondrial disease. African American legislators and sickle cell organizations were initially outraged that... more →
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Medical Pot Legalization Proposal Backed Up By W. Virginia Senator

The Compassionate Use Act for Medical Cannabis lists more than a dozen conditions that would warrant a marijuana prescription. Some include cancer, HIV and AIDS, Crohn’s disease, Alzheimer’s disease and Parkinson’s disease. Others include proneness to seizures, post-traumatic stress disorder, depression, anxiety... more →
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Medical Pot Bill Introduced By Senators Of W. Virginia

The bi-partisan bill has two co-sponsors, both Democrats — including Senate Majority Whip Daniel Hall (R-Oceana) — and joins similar legislation introduced earlier this year in the House (HB 4264). Under the bill, a system of state-regulated medical marijuana cultivation facilities and dispensaries would also be established... more →
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Wisconsin’s Medical Marijuana Law Encounters Hurdles

The law is aimed at helping children with severe seizure disorders, like Nic Volker and Ava Gehrung. Nic is a 10-year-old Monona boy who has up to 200 seizures a day, twice as many now as he did when the legislation was first passed. His mom, Amylynne, was one advocate who pushed for the law so Nic could try CBD as a treatment. Ava,... more →
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Georgia Legislature Okays Medical Marijuana Bill

A bill has passed a key committee and Georgia House last Monday and it’s a bill that will legalize marijuana oil to treat seizure disorders and seven other debilitating health problems.  However, the bill faces an uphill battle in the state Senate, even in its latest, edited and amended version. The bill, originally, listed... more →
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Medical Pot Is Okay In B.C. But Only In A Few Areas

Const. Harrison Mohr of Sunshine Coast RCMP says a soon-to-open Weeds Glass and Gifts outlet will be shut down if it tries to open in Sechelt. “They applied for a business licence but were turned down,” said Mohr. In Sechelt, the local RCMP detachment is threatening to shut down a marijuana dispensary that has yet to even open.... more →
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Should Kids Be Permitted To Use Cannabis In School?

Students have a right to education and if using a sort of marijuana prescription to help them get that education can help, then, they are allowed to use marijuana in school. That’s according to lawyer John Conroy. Conroy specializes in medical marijuana cases, and says administrators should be able to work with students to... more →
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Marijuana Now Legal & Taxed In New Jersey?

A group of activists gathered in the largest city of New Jersey today to announce a new coalition that will advocate for the regulation, taxation and legalization of marijuana in New Jersey. A string of speakers today officially launched “New Jersey United for Marijuana Reform” during a press conference in Newark. The... more →
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