Medical Marijuana

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Missouri Governor Jay Nixon told a national audience that the legislature would consider medical marijuana, but his words were met with mixed reaction here in Kansas City. On Sunday morning’s CNN show State of the Union, Nixon said the bridge isn’t yet built for decriminalization, but lawmakers are open to medical […]

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Missouri Governor Jay Nixon told a national audience that the legislature would consider medical marijuana, but his words were met with mixed reaction here in Kansas City. On Sunday morning’s CNN show State of the Union, Nixon said the bridge isn’t yet built for decriminalization, but lawmakers are open to medical […]

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With multiple accounts of medical marijuana proving profoundly beneficial at reducing patients’ seizures, the Epilepsy Foundation is now calling for immediate action to make medical marijuana more available. From the foundation: The Epilepsy Foundation supports the rights of patients and families living with seizures and epilepsy to access physician directed care, including medical marijuana. Nothing should […]

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ALBANY, N.Y. (CBSNewYork/AP) – A new poll finds 88 percent of New York voters support the legalization of marijuana for medical use, and 57 percent also favor legalizing recreational use. The Quinnipiac University poll released Monday finds only 9 percent oppose legalizing medical marijuana. Maurice Carroll, director of the poll, said a narrow majority doubt […]

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p class=”rpuSnip” An hour’s drive south of Canada’s capital, past snow-covered pine forests and farmland, Chuck Rifici is growing marijuana at an old Hershey’s factory. He plans to sell it for medical use under a new government scheme starting on April 1 that will ban… AFP journalists cover wars, conflicts, politics, science, health, the environment, […]

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At a meeting led by Massachusetts’s executive director of the Department of Public Health’s medical marijuana program, it was revealed that not only had the state’s program taken off like “rapid lightning,” but dispensaries which acquired provisional licenses were planning on making home deliveries. California and Washington are currently the only two states in which […]

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By Bill Cotterell TALLAHASSEE, Florida (Reuters) – Florida state legislators introduced identical bills on Monday to legalize medical marijuana treatment in the 2014 legislative session, in a bid to win approval before a constitutional amendment on the issue comes up for a public vote in November. Senators Jeff Clemens and Joe Saunders, both Democrats, brought […]

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By Bill Cotterell TALLAHASSEE, Florida (Reuters) – Florida state legislators introduced identical bills on Monday to legalize medical marijuana treatment in the 2014 legislative session, in a bid to win approval before a constitutional amendment on the issue comes up for a public vote in November. Senators Jeff Clemens and Joe Saunders, both Democrats, brought […]

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