July 2018

A New Jersey family expressed disbelief and grief on Saturday after a father and his four daughters were killed in a head-on crash in Delaware. “I don’t understand why these things happen,” said Daniel Trinidad, who lost his brother and four nieces. “The whole family wiped out in the blink of an eye.”   …read more […]

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Since the Thames Valley Alternative Relief medical marijuana dispensary opened in Uncasville in 2014, the pharmacists who run it always have seen a diverse bunch coming to the door. The conditions initially approved to qualify people to access medical cannabis products then ranged from cancer to post-traumatic stress disorder, which can affect young and old, rich and poor. […]

State Legislatures Are Making History, But Still Have a Long Way to Go Guest post by Karen O’Keefe, Director of State Policies at Marijuana Policy Project Hundreds of cannabis-related bills have been introduced since state legislatures began reconvening in January, making 2018 one of the busiest years ever for marijuana policy in state capitols. It […]

A Short History of Cannabis, aka Marijuana, and its Uses Cannabis is better known as marijuana, it has been used for its medicinal properties for thousands of years. Historical remnants from all around the world reveal the importance of cannabis in medicine and spirituality The earliest written references to cannabis are found in the Chinese […]

A Short History of Cannabis, aka Marijuana, and its Uses Cannabis is better known as marijuana, it has been used for its medicinal properties for thousands of years. Historical remnants from all around the world reveal the importance of cannabis in medicine and spirituality The earliest written references to cannabis are found in the Chinese […]

TULSA, Oklahoma (AP) — Activists in Oklahoma are looking to entrench the right to use marijuana in the state’s constitution by promoting a pair of ballot measures. The Tulsa World reports that the first state question would classify marijuana as an “herbal drug” and amend the Oklahoma Constitution. The other initiative says a person 21 […]

Gov. Paul LePage vetoed a medical cannabis bill Friday that would allow doctors to certify patient use for any medical reason. In a veto letter fired off late Friday afternoon, LePage, a staunch marijuana opponent, ticked off 11 reasons why he was vetoing the sweeping reform bill, ranging from complaints about the establishment of a […]