August 2018

Michigan’s Board of State Canvassers will discuss proposed ballot language for marijuana legalization on Thursday. The proposed language will have to be approved by the board before it goes on the November ballot. …read more at https://www.clickondetroit.com/news/michigan/read-proposed-ballot-language-for-michigan-recreational-marijuana-legalization

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Hemp plant, courtesy of Wikimedia Commons. On Thursday, a general authority of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints expressed the Church’s official position against Proposition 2, a medical marijuana initiative that’s scheduled to be on the ballot in Utah in November. I’ve been watching this issue for months, ever since the Church’s May […]

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“Of course you smell marijuana around, on the street,” said one medical student at St. Peter’s University Hospital in New Brunswick. Doug Hood and Mike Davis, Asbury Park Press …read more at https://www.app.com/story/news/local/new-jersey/marijuana/2018/08/31/new-jersey-college-offers-students-medical-marijuana-program/1155830002/

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Marijuana advocates were overjoyed this week when Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner legalized medical cannabis as a substitute for prescription painkillers. The Marijuana Policy Project called it a “big win” for patients, and officials say it will greatly expand the number of patients, possibly saving lives. But the new state law begs the question: How effective […]

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CLOSE When will medical marijuana in Ohio be available? Will I need a prescription? Can I use it for recreation? Marilyn Icsman/The Enquirer Leanne Barbee of Newark, has been using medical marijuana for the past five years to help her come off of opioids. (Photo: Jessica Phelps/The Advocate)   Leanne Barbee says she spent much of […]

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