Category: Medical Marijuana

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Medical marijuana news and commentary

April 15, 2014
04/15/2014
With Governor O’Malley’s Signature, Maryland Becomes Become 21st Medical Marijuana State

With Governor O’Malley’s Signature, Maryland Becomes Become 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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April 14, 2014
04/14/2014
If Cannabis Treats PTSD, What Will Patrick Kennedy Do?

If Cannabis Treats PTSD, What Will Patrick Kennedy Do?

With the recent approval of a study to gauge the efficacy of cannabis as a treatment for PTSD, it’s only a matter of time until scientists verify...
By: Devilmonk
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April 14, 2014
04/14/2014
Medical Marijuana Debate Is April 17 at SPC-Seminole

Medical Marijuana Debate Is April 17 at SPC-Seminole

The issue of legalizing medical marijuana will be debated at the next Village Square program of the Institute for Strategic Policy Solutions at St. Petersburg College. The program, “Medical...
By: NY Farmer
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April 14, 2014
04/14/2014
Instafire: Northwest Oils and Flowers Fatty Twaxed Blunt

Instafire: Northwest Oils and Flowers Fatty Twaxed Blunt

Posted by @nwerrls 4/20 is just under a week away! From the looks of this Instafire, my buddy Eric over at Northwest Oils is celebrating errly. Check out...
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April 14, 2014
04/14/2014
Medical Marijuana Could Be Good for Business in Florida

Medical Marijuana Could Be Good for Business in Florida

With the question of legalizing medical marijuana heading to Florida voters on the Nov. 4 ballot, entrepreneurs are popping up in an effort to get in on...
By: NY Farmer
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April 11, 2014
04/11/2014
Feds Seize San Francisco Medical Marijuana Club

Feds Seize San Francisco Medical Marijuana Club

A medical marijuana dispensary told a federal judge that the U.S. government may have bamboozled it in a forfeiture order against its landlord. Uncle Sam filed a...
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April 11, 2014
04/11/2014
Boston Mayor Plans to Block Dispensaries… Somehow

Boston Mayor Plans to Block Dispensaries… Somehow

Boston Mayor Martin Walsh vowed to block medical marijuana dispensaries in his city at a church gathering Monday. The Pastor of the church asked if he would...
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April 10, 2014
04/10/2014
District Council Introduces Bill to Expand Condition List for Qualifying Medical Marijuana Patients

District Council Introduces Bill to Expand Condition List for Qualifying Medical Marijuana Patients

District of Columbia Council member Yvette Alexander (D-Ward 7) introduced legislation yesterday that would lift restrictions on physicians that currently prevent them from recommending medical marijuana to any patient...
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April 10, 2014
04/10/2014
Medical Marijuana Update (2014.04.09)

Medical Marijuana Update (2014.04.09)

Medical marijuana remains on the agenda at statehouses across the country, Oregon communities decide whether to bother with temporary dispensary moratoriums, DC looks to expand its medical...
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April 10, 2014
04/10/2014
Chris Christie Says He Opposes Bill to Legalize Marijuana in NJ

Chris Christie Says He Opposes Bill to Legalize Marijuana in NJ

Weeks after a state senator introduced a bill that would make the sale and possession of marijuana legal in New Jersey, Gov. Chris Christie emphasized today that...
By: NY Farmer
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April 10, 2014
04/10/2014
My Favorite Strains: Big Wreck

My Favorite Strains: Big Wreck

Big Wreck is an indica dominant hybrid that I’ve been using for the past few weeks. It’s a cross between Big Bud and Trainwreck, and is good...
By: Aesliip
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April 9, 2014
04/09/2014
Possible Vote on Minn. Medical Marijuana Bill Delayed

Possible Vote on Minn. Medical Marijuana Bill Delayed

Republican Rep. Pat Garofalo of Farmington was hoping to attach an amendment that would legalize medical marijuana to a separate health bill. But that bill has been...
By: NY Farmer
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April 9, 2014
04/09/2014
Uruguay to Give Medicinal Marijuana to Prisoners

Uruguay to Give Medicinal Marijuana to Prisoners

Uruguay’s drug czar Julio Calzada told The Associated Press on Tuesday that any prisoner with doctors’ orders will be prescribed marijuana to improve their  physical or mental health.
By: NY Farmer
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