Mass. Sen. Warren Says Feds Should Support Research On Medical Pot

Critics of federal policy say that the classification is due in part to a lack of cannabis science in the United States, stemming from a federal stranglehold on marijuana research. There’s only one federally legal marijuana garden in the U.S., at the University of Mississippi. The National Institute on Drug Abuse oversees the... more →
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Supporters Of Medical Marijuana In North Carolina Rally

Since 1996, when California became the first state to legalize medical cannabis, 22 other states have enacted such laws. Last week a bipartisan group of U.S. senators, including Republican Rand Paul of Kentucky and Democrat Kirsten Gillibrand of New York, introduced a measure to make it easier for more states to do the same. Just... more →
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Pennsylvania Governor Supports Medical Marijuana Bill

Rand Paul (R/KY), Kirsten Gillibrand (D/NY), and Corey Booker (D/NJ) are the three U.S. senators who introduced a bill on Tuesday that could relax the federal ban on medical marijuana.  Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf is backing up this bill. “I believe that doctors who can now prescribe some of the most potent drugs in the world should... more →
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In Washington, Three Senators Unveil Medical Marijuana Bill

The bill would end the federal prohibition on medical marijuana and eliminate the ambiguity surrounding related state laws. It would untie the hands of veterans’ doctors when it comes to recommending the drug and bankers when it comes to providing business services to the industry. It would also facilitate very limited inter-state... more →
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