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Maine Legislature Approves Organ Transplant Bill for Medical Marijuana Patients

Maine Legislature Approves Organ Transplant Bill for Medical Marijuana Patients

Maine Legislature Approves Organ Transplant Bill for Medical Marijuana Patients

On June 12, 2017, the Maine state senate voted to approve LD 764, a bill that would prevent medical marijuana patients from being denied organ transplants.

Utah Teen Denied Lung Transplant Due to Cannabis Use Has Died

Utah Teen Denied Lung Transplant Due to Cannabis Use Has Died

After being denied a lung transplant due to doctors finding THC in his blood stream, Utah teen Riley Hancey passed away Saturday, April 22, 2017. According to ABC4, the 19-year-old died after battling complications following a lung transplant.

University of Utah Hospital Denied Teen Transplant Due to Marijuana Use

University of Utah Hospital Denied Teen Transplant Due to Marijuana Use

A teenager in Utah was denied a life-saving organ transplant by the University of Utah Hospital after it was discovered that the teen had traces of THC in his blood stream.

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Gov. Brown Signs California Medical Marijuana Organ Transplant Bill

On July 7, 2015, California Gov. Jerry Brown signed into law AB 258, a bill that would protect medical marijuana patients from being excluded in the organ donation process. The bill breezed through both the state Senate and Assembly.


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