On Jan. 25, 2018, during the House Health and Welfare Committee, Rep. Dorothy Moon proposed draft legislation, RS25862, that would permit residents to use medically prescribed cannabis oil.
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During the World Wars, hemp was considered a national necessity in the United States, so much that some even consider it a cash crop. Wisconsin was the second largest hemp producer during this time, right behind Kentucky. The history of marijuana in Wisconsin dates back as early as 1908, when hemp was grown experimentally.
When Olivia Newton-John announced last month that she had been diagnosed with metastatic breast cancer, she said she planned to fight the disease in part with “natural wellness therapies.”
On April 17, 2017, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker signed Senate Bill 10, legalizing possession of cannabidiol oil for those patients who have been certified by their physicians to use it.
BURLINGTON, Wisc., April 17, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – Governor Scott Walker signed Senate Bill 10 into law today in Burlington. This bill builds upon 2013 Wisconsin Act 267, otherwise known as Lydia’s Law, which allowed doctors and pharmacists to dispense Cannabidiol (CBD) oil and make CBD available in Wisconsin.
A Duke doctor has refused to continue seeing a nine-year-old North Carolina girl because her family gives her cannabidiol oil to cope with a rare illnes. The nine-year-old, Mia Morley, has a medical condition called Lennox Gastaut Syndrome. Her father, Dylan Morley, said Dr. Muhammad Mikati’s decision was based upon the federal status of CBD oil, which is not FDA approved.
A justice on the Brazilian Supreme Court has called for the legalization of marijuana and even harder drugs as a means to ending violence among drug gangs, according to a Feb. 10, 2017, article from Reuters. The justice, Roberto Barroso, is a constitutional law professor who was educated at Yale University in the United States.
Joe Rogan talks about the health benefits of CBD oil and anti marijuana propaganda with former world kickboxing champion, Joseph “Bazooka Joe” Valtellini.
The father of a first-grade student in Aberdeen, Washington, could become the catalyst for a change in state law that would allow CBD oil at public schools. River Barclay, 7, needs CBD oil to manage a rare form of epilepsy, but state law will not allow her father to go to the school to administer the dose because medical marijuana is illegal on school property.
Some Wisconsin Republicans who have been opposed to medical marijuana are now warming to the idea of legalizing cannabidiol or CBD oil, according to an article by the Associated Press. Republican state Sen. Van Wanggaard said he wants to introduce a bill allowing possession and use of CBD oil, which has proven to help people with seizures.
Marijuana is a hot topic again in the Wisconsin Legislature with both Republicans and Democrats introducing bills for the state.
Tennessee Titans linebacker Derrick Morgan is the only active NFL player calling on the league to investigate the merits of cannabidiol, or CBD oil, according to a report at CBSNews.com. Morgan has not used CBD oil, a non-psychoactive chemical from marijuana, because he does not want to risk violating NFL rules on substance abuse.
A new bill in the North Carolina legislature seeks to legalize medical marijuana. House Bill 983, filed about a month ago, is an update of previously failed legislative attempts to legalize medical marijuana in the state. It would allow medical marijuana use by “patients with terminal or chronic illnesses.” Currently, the state only allows CBD oil for epilepsy.
The Virginia General Assembly has voted unanimously to allow the small scale cultivation and distribution of medical marijuana oil. The bill was the result of a 2015 bill that allowed patients suffering from epilepsy to treat their condition with cannabidol (CBD) oil but contained no legal mechanism for patients to actually obtain the oil; forcing…
Iowa’s House Commerce Committee passed a cannabis oil bill by a 17-6 vote on Feb. 17, according to a CBS2 report. The bill will advance for debate on the House floor. Under H.S.B. 607, cannabis oil could be produced and distributed in Iowa. The new bill, H.S.B. 607, is said to have a better chance…
In Rhode Island, the currently proposed bill, sponsored by Burrillville Democrat Rep. Cale Keable, would legalize the growth and sale of hemp products.