Category: Medical Marijuana

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Medical marijuana news and commentary

April 22, 2014
04/22/2014
Washington State Marijuana Retail Licenses Lottery Rolls Out This Week

Washington State Marijuana Retail Licenses Lottery Rolls Out This Week

The Washington State Marijuana Retail Licenses Lottery begins today with a total of 334 retail licenses to be awarded. Washington State University’s Social and Economic Sciences Research Center will...
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April 22, 2014
04/22/2014
How a Marijuana Derivative Stormed the Alabama State House

How a Marijuana Derivative Stormed the Alabama State House

A state historically as conservative as Alabama just legalized a marijuana derivative for medical research. The law authorizes the University of Alabama at Birmingham to begin researching CBD. The...
By: NY Farmer
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April 22, 2014
04/22/2014
Five Medical Marijuana Patients From Washington State Proceed to Trial in Federal Court

Five Medical Marijuana Patients From Washington State Proceed to Trial in Federal Court

Family members from a rural area of eastern Washington are expected to go to trial next month on federal marijuana charges, despite the Obama Administration’s repeated claims...
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April 22, 2014
04/22/2014
Restrictions on Pot Edibles Clear Colorado House

Restrictions on Pot Edibles Clear Colorado House

Bills setting restrictions on marijuana edibles in Colorado have cleared the state House unanimously. The bills approved Monday would set possession limits for concentrated forms of marijuana such...
By: NY Farmer
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April 22, 2014
04/22/2014
Meditate While You Medicate: Quiet Mind

Meditate While You Medicate: Quiet Mind

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 22, 2014
04/22/2014
Colorado Abandons Medical Marijuana Crackdown

Colorado Abandons Medical Marijuana Crackdown

Colorado appears to be giving up on its effort to crackdown on medical marijuana growers using a legal loophole to grow high numbers of pot plants without...
By: NY Farmer
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April 22, 2014
04/22/2014
State Senate Panel Advances Medical Marijuana Regulations

State Senate Panel Advances Medical Marijuana Regulations

Medical marijuana dispensaries in California would have to get state Public Health Department licenses, and doctors who recommend pot would face new standards for examining patients under...
By: NY Farmer
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April 22, 2014
04/22/2014
Book Review: “Wake and Bake: a Cookbook”

Book Review: “Wake and Bake: a Cookbook”

Since marijuana began to be sold in legal retail stores in Colorado this year, one of the biggest demands has been for marijuana-infused edibles, which are much...
By: Prospero
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April 21, 2014
04/21/2014
Great Edibles Recipes: Medicated Mascarpone Risotto

Great Edibles Recipes: Medicated Mascarpone Risotto

Risotto is one of the most versatile dishes in the restaurant world. It soaks up any flavors you put with it and just about anything goes well...
By: Devilmonk
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April 21, 2014
04/21/2014
Probation Department Ordered to Allow Probationer the Use of Medical Marijuana

Probation Department Ordered to Allow Probationer the Use of Medical Marijuana

I wrote about medical marijuana patient defendant Alexander Ayres last month as he took a very good plea – when balanced with the consequences of a trial...
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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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