Where there’s smoke there’s fire, and if this season’s marijuana-related books are any indication, the topic of weed—once alternative, now increasingly mainstream—is burning up. Forthcoming titles include user’s guides, cocktail recipe books, takes on the global legalization debate, and more, all of which aim to help readers enjoy, or at least contemplate, our new, greener […]

Legislators who want to expand the use of medical marijuana in Texas — as well as the green-seeking entrepreneurs who could benefit financially from more state-approved, pot-derived treatments for what ails Texans — might be able to lean on a new study to bolster their argument when the Legislature convenes in January. State senators and […]

For the first time, a poll found that a slight majority of Republican voters support marijuana legalization. YouGov found that 45 percent of Republicans back legalization — up nine percent since the market research company’s last poll in December 2015. While 43 percent of Republicans remain opposed to legalization, the poll reflects a bipartisan shift […]

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New Jersey Senate Bill 119 passed in 2010, allowing New Jersey’s Medical Marijuana program to begin. As with the New York program, you must have a severely debilitating condition to be eligible for medical marijuana in the state of New Jersey. We go into detail about the Medical Marijuana laws in New Jersey and show […]

CHICAGO • A judge has ordered Illinois health officials to reconsider their decision not to include migraine headaches on the list of conditions that qualify for use of medical marijuana in the state. A Cook County judge overturned Illinois Department of Public Health Director Dr. Nirav Shah’s denial of a petition to add migraines to […]

For the first time Republicans narrowly support legalizing marijuana Marijuana is already fully legal for recreational use in four states: Alaska, Colorado, Oregon and Washington. Though marijuana remains strictly prohibited according to the letter of federal law, the federal government has effectively let states determine their own policies. A number of other states, including California, […]