Category: Medical Marijuana

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Medical marijuana news and commentary

April 18, 2014
04/18/2014
Medical Marijuana Referendum Supporters Mobilize

Medical Marijuana Referendum Supporters Mobilize

Even though Election Day is more than six months away, Ben Pollara, a veteran of Florida political campaigns and manger for the pro-marijuana referendum group, said there...
By: NY Farmer
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April 18, 2014
04/18/2014
Canada’s New Marijuana Laws Set Stage for Growth

Canada’s New Marijuana Laws Set Stage for Growth

A change this month in Canada’s production and distribution laws made it legal for any licensed company to grow and ship medical marijuana to patients, and illegal...
By: NY Farmer
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April 18, 2014
04/18/2014
Blake Griffin: Medical Marijuana in NBA “Makes Sense”

Blake Griffin: Medical Marijuana in NBA “Makes Sense”

Blake Griffin said in a Rolling Stone interview this week that he would support the use of medical marijuana in the NBA in part because it would...
By: NY Farmer
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April 17, 2014
04/17/2014
81% of Iowa Voters Support Medical Marijuana

81% of Iowa Voters Support Medical Marijuana

The Des Moines Register reports on a recent Quinnipiac Poll, 81 percent of Iowa voters said they would support medical marijuana should a patient need it per a doctor’s...
By: NY Farmer
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April 17, 2014
04/17/2014
Reno Takes Another Step Forward With Medical Marijuana Issue

Reno Takes Another Step Forward With Medical Marijuana Issue

Reno City Council unanimously approved the concept of the medical marijuana business Wednesday, directing city staff to come up with ordinances and zoning requirements to oversee dispensaries,...
By: NY Farmer
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April 17, 2014
04/17/2014
Medical Marijuana Update (2014.04.16)

Medical Marijuana Update (2014.04.16)

With a stroke of the governor’s pen, Maryland becomes the 21st medical marijuana state. Meanwhile, those CBD medical marijuana bills continue to move. And more. Let’s get...
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April 17, 2014
04/17/2014
VIP Cannabis Says It Is No Longer Selling Medical Marijuana

VIP Cannabis Says It Is No Longer Selling Medical Marijuana

VIP Cannabis was among a group of medical marijuana businesses that were allowed to operate while the state processed their license applications, a process that dragged on...
By: NY Farmer
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April 17, 2014
04/17/2014
Product Review: Huxley’s BHO (Dabs)

Product Review: Huxley’s BHO (Dabs)

Colorado medical marijuana patients will most likely be familiar with the brand name Beyond Mars, an edible company that we’ve reviewed here before on Weedist. Their incredibly...
By: Prospero
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April 16, 2014
04/16/2014
Alabama Governor Signs Limited Medical Marijuana Law

Alabama Governor Signs Limited Medical Marijuana Law

Earlier this month, Alabama Governor Robert Bentley signed into law SB 174, known as Carly’s Law. This law creates an affirmative defense for patients suffering from debilitating epileptic conditions —...
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April 16, 2014
04/16/2014
Maine Patients, Parents, Activists Call on Obama to Remove Medical Marijuana From List of Scheduled Drugs

Maine Patients, Parents, Activists Call on Obama to Remove Medical Marijuana From List of Scheduled Drugs

Three times each day, 19-year-old Katie Solman of Bangor, Maine adds drops of a medical marijuana tincture into a cup of juice or tea and swallows it. Solman and her...
By: NY Farmer
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April 16, 2014
04/16/2014
Instafire: Caviar Gold Raspberry Cavi Cone – World’s Strongest Preroll

Instafire: Caviar Gold Raspberry Cavi Cone – World’s Strongest Preroll

Posted by @diablodabs 420 is this Sunday — you already knew the Instafire was gonna be legit. Check out the Raspberry Cavi Cone of Caviar Gold – The World’s Strongest...
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April 16, 2014
04/16/2014
Maryland Marijuana Laws Leave Unanswered Questions

Maryland Marijuana Laws Leave Unanswered Questions

Now that the state’s medical marijuana program has been revived, officials say it will take about 15 months for the first patients to buy the drug legally...
By: NY Farmer
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April 15, 2014
04/15/2014
With Governor O’Malley’s Signature, Maryland Becomes 21st Medical Marijuana State

With Governor O’Malley’s Signature, Maryland Becomes 21st Medical Marijuana State

Governor Martin O’Malley signed HB 881 into law today, making Maryland the 21st medical marijuana state. The Maryland House of Delegates voted 125-11 last week to adopt...
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April 15, 2014
04/15/2014
Portland MS Society Hosts First MMJ Symposium

Portland MS Society Hosts First MMJ Symposium

The MS Society of Portland hosted its first medical cannabis symposium on April 6, 2014 at the Roseland Theater. This afternoon’s event was sponsored by the National Cannabis...
By: Anna Diaz
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April 15, 2014
04/15/2014
Top 6 Ways Health Canada Is Screwing Up Medical Marijuana

Top 6 Ways Health Canada Is Screwing Up Medical Marijuana

There’s a reason patients call it “Hellth Canada,” and it’s not because they’re doing a hell of a job. Health Canada has been running Canada’s medical marijuana program...
By: NY Farmer
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April 15, 2014
04/15/2014
Cannabis and the Common Cold

Cannabis and the Common Cold

I’m home sick from work today with a pretty bad head cold. Violent sneezing, joints aching. Nose so plugged up I couldn’t get a drip to go...
By: Devilmonk
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April 15, 2014
04/15/2014
Meditate While You Medicate: Visualization

Meditate While You Medicate: Visualization

Meditation is an essential component for peace of mind and a healthy lifestyle. It facilitates healing and gives us a chance to see clearly. This series, Meditate...
By: Rae Lland
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April 14, 2014
04/14/2014
More States Move Forward With CBD-Only Measures, But Will They Help Patients?

More States Move Forward With CBD-Only Measures, But Will They Help Patients?

Lawmakers in Alabama and Utah recently approved legislation seeking to authorize the physician-supervised use of varieties of cannabis and/or extracts high in the non-psychotropic cannabinoid cannabidiol (CBD). Both measures,...
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April 14, 2014
04/14/2014
Annapolis Mom Was at Heart of Medical Marijuana Reform

Annapolis Mom Was at Heart of Medical Marijuana Reform

In the fight to gain access to medical marijuana for her 4-year-old son, Logan, who suffers up to 10 seizures a day because of epilepsy, Gail Rand...
By: NY Farmer
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April 14, 2014
04/14/2014
Oklahomans for Health Files Ballot Initiative for Medical Marijuana

Oklahomans for Health Files Ballot Initiative for Medical Marijuana

Today, Oklahomans for Health submitted an application for petition with Oklahoma Secretary of State, Chris Benge, which proposes to add a question to the November ballot asking whether or...
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