The former Oklevueha Native American Church of Hawaii saw its legal battle against the Department of Justice end yesterday as the Supreme Court of the United States chose not to hear an appeal to protect their use of cannabis as sacramental. The origins of the case started around a cannabis seizure affecting one of the […]

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ROCHESTER, Minn. – Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) has been added to the list of conditions that qualify for Minnesota’s medical marijuana program. It was one of nine conditions people petitioned the Department of Health to consider adding, and the only one chosen. Stewartville resident, Maren Schroeder filed the petition for consideration of PTSD this past […]

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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 the assistance they can get with […]

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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 recommendation. The bill would expand on a 2015 […]

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(Darrin Harris Frisby/Drug Policy Alliance) TJ Baker | December 5, 2016 Baby Boomers are quickly becoming the largest generation to admit to marijuana use after age 50, according to a new study released by New York University. There is a common misperception that widespread marijuana use is limited to younger generations,” researchers write.  “However, the Baby Boomer generation […]

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SALISBURY — As local officials address three requests to site medical marijuana dispensaries in town, questions are surfacing on how the recent legalization of marijuana for recreational use will impact the situation.   In late October, Salisbury selectmen met with representatives from Nature’s Remedy, Old Planters of Cape Ann and Holistic Health Group, Inc., all […]

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Nick Kotsopoulos Telegram Gazette Staff @NCKotsopoulos WORCESTER – With the state legalization of recreational marijuana scheduled to take effect Dec. 15, the City Council wants to know what options it has to manage the distribution, sale and siting of recreational marijuana facilities in the city. The council Tuesday night unanimously requested the city administration to research that information after […]

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KALAMAZOO, Mich. (WOOD) — A 17-year-old was arrested in Kalamazoo after police say he shot and injured an 18-year-old who claimed he was trying to buy marijuana. Officers with the Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety received a call about the shooting in the 3600 block of W. Michigan Avenue around 10 p.m. Monday. But when […]

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JACKSONVILLE BEACH, Fla. – The Jacksonville Beach City Council voted Monday evening to approve an ordinance to impose a temporary moratorium on now legal medical marijuana. Following a public hearing, council members voted unanimously, 7-0, on the second reading of the proposal. The one-year moratorium will apply to both medical marijuana treatment centers and dispensaries […]

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Marijuana reform proved to be wildly popular in Florida, where six million people—71 percent of voters—approved an initiative allowing for increased access to medical cannabis. Currently, Florida residents can get their hands on low or no-THC oil for epilepsy—and if someone is terminally ill, they’re allowed “full-strength” marijuana. That’s all supposed to change starting sometime […]

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