July 2014

The New York Times editorial board endorsed the repeal of federal law banning marijuana use on Saturday, a landmark moment in the decades-long fight for legalization. The Times is also rolling out an interactive six-part series with more editorials discussing issues related to marijuana use. In the first interactive editorial, which turns the stars of the […]

The medical marijuana community could soon be untouchable by federal prosecutors. This is the goal of an amendment filed this week by Kentucky Senator Rand Paul, which would serve as a safeguard for those states with medical marijuana legislation by offering dispensaries, doctors and patients protection from the snarling dogs of the drug war. On […]

The New York Times editorial board endorsed the repeal of federal law banning marijuana use on Saturday, a landmark moment in the decades-long fight for legalization. The Times is also rolling out an interactive six-part series with more editorials discussing issues related to marijuana use. In the first interactive editorial, which turns the stars of the […]

A hot mess: A case of hyperemesis. Cheung E et al.  Can Fam Physician 2014 Jul;60:633-637. Full Text With medical marijuana now legal in 23 states plus the District of Columbia, and recreational marijuana legal in 2 states, it is essential that all emergency and primary care physicians become familiar with the adverse effects that can […]

This year, several more states will vote on whether marijuana should be legal for recreational and medical purposes. Given that more Americans favor legalization than ever, these ballot initiatives have a real chance of passing. Here are the statewide initiatives that will appear on ballots on November 4, listed in alphabetical order. Alaska will vote […]