Historic Day for Medical Cannabis in Utah

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Utah Governor, Gary Herbert, signed historic legislation into law today allowing Medical Cannabis Research in human trials. While Medical Cannabis is not yet legal in Utah, this is a huge step towards studying the medicinal value of cannabis, and the responsible methods for dosing it to patients . The bill, HB0130 Cannabinoid Research, sponsored by Representative Brad Daw and Co-sponosred … Read More

Houston is Getting a New Cannabis Decriminalization Policy

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  A new marijuana policy from Harris County could set the tone for Texas to pass more widespread decriminalization at a state level. Newly elected District Attorney Kim Ogg ran on a campaign platform of reducing penalties for low-level, nonviolent drug offenses, and she is sticking to her word. She announced the new policy during a press conference Thursday with Houston Mayor … Read More

Utah Senate gives early nod to medical Cannabis Research Bill

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By BENJAMIN WOOD | The Salt Lake Tribune A bill opening the door to research of medical marijuana cleared its first Senate vote on Wednesday with near-unanimous approval. Senators voted 27-1 for HB130, which permits the study of cannabinoid products for medical use and creates a review board to consider potential recommendations for future marijuana policy. “It does not dictate any kind of a … Read More

DEA Removes Marijuana Propaganda From Website

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Agency now admits weed doesn’t cause cancer or psychosis. Although the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) has all but refused to consider the cannabis plant as having any medicinal application within the confines of the Controlled Substances Act, the nation’s leading drug sniffing hounds recently eliminated some misinformation about the potential dangers of the herb from the its website. The update to … Read More

Cannabis Legislation 2017: We’re Tracking All Legalization Bills

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Most state legislatures reconvene in early January, and by February they’re in full swing, moving some bills forward and killing others in committee. This year 27 state legislatures are considering bills pertaining to cannabis in some form. (Well, okay: 26. Mississippi had two medical marijuana bills, but they’re already dead.) Some states are pushing full adult-use legalization. Others are pulling … Read More

Marijuana Access Linked to Decreased Alcohol, Opioid Usage, says Eaze

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Coming home after a long day at work has become synonymous with pouring a big glass of wine, but is this long-held American tradition changing? California-based medical marijuana technology company Eaze just released a new report which shows that alcohol drinkers in California are turning to marijuana as a safer, more natural alternative for alleviating everyday stress. Many people would typically open a bottle of post-work … Read More

Minnesota Lawmakers Introduce Bills To Legalize Recreational Marijuana

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Two Minnesota state lawmakers are introducing legislation to legalize the recreational use of marijuana. If made law, Minnesota would join eight other states that allow the legal sale and use of marijuana. The author of the one of the measures introduced Wednesday, Rep. Jon Applebaum of Minnetonka, says that, to millennials, legalizing marijuana is not controversial. The second-term lawmaker says support for legal marijuana … Read More

Peru’s Government Proposes to Legalise Medicinal Cannabis

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Peru’s government says it will present to the opposition-dominated legislature a plan to legalize the medical use of marijuana “for the treatment of serious and terminal illnesses.” President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski’s administration said Wednesday the plan was developed after police raided a house in a Lima neighborhood where a group of parents grew marijuana to make oil for treating their children suffering … Read More

How close is Tennessee to legalizing medicinal marijuana?

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How close is Tennessee to legalizing medicinal marijuana? Arkansas is well on the way, and now legislation has been proposed in Nashville to do the exact same thing here in the Volunteer state. FOX13 talked to city leaders and surprisingly they are on board with the legislation. We went to City Hall and spoke with the Chairman of the City … Read More

Wisconsin Senate overwhelmingly passes marijuana extract bill

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The state Senate has overwhelmingly approved a bill that would make it legal to use a marijuana extract to treat seizures. The measure legalizes possession of cannabidiol oil with a doctor’s certification. The chamber adopted the bill on a 31-1 vote Wednesday. Republican Sen. Duey Stroebel was the only senator to vote against it. Parents of children who suffer from … Read More