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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These 5 States Are the Least Likely to Legalize Marijuana
Marijuana legalization is gaining momentum across America, but not all states are making progress. Although the number of states where recreational weed is legal could double from 8 to 16 in 2018, it might take decades for other districts to get onboard with reform.
Idaho Proposes Relaxing Marijuana Restrictions on Police Recruits
New proposed laws in Idaho could loosen the current marijuana restrictions on prospective police officers.
Idaho Moms For Marijuana Protester Cited in State Capital
Serra Frank was protesting in Boise, Idaho, with Idaho Moms for Marijuana during the second annual New Year’s Smoke Out Protest on Jan. 1, 2016. At 4:20 p.m., she was cited for misdemeanor possession of a controlled substance and possession of paraphernalia, and gave her marijuana to the police, according to Jan. 1, 2016 articles in local media.
Idaho Mom Charged After Giving Her Daughter Marijuana For Seizures
An Idaho mother is trying to get her children back after being charged with giving marijuana to her 3-year-old daughter, according to FirstCoastNews.com. Last month, Kelsey Osborne of Gooding, Idaho, attempted to stop her daughter’s seizures by giving the child a smoothie that included a tablespoon of marijuana-infused butter.
Idaho Pot Activists Launch New Campaign for Medical Marijuana
A new initiative petition seeking to reform Idaho’s stringent marijuana laws has hit the streets. Earlier this month, the Idaho Secretary of State’s Office approved a petition that, if passed into law, would create a medical marijuana program in the Gem State. Current Idaho law takes a particularly harsh approach to marijuana compared to neighboring…
Idaho Pot Confiscations Increase 1,000 Percent in Four Years
Marijuana confiscations by Idaho State Police have increased 1,000 percent during the past four years, thanks in part to legalization in neighboring Washington State, according to a report by KTVB.com. “We see it all the time and there’s no question that we are having to change the way that we train, the way that we do our job,” Capt. Bill Gardiner said.
Boise Marijuana Protest Ends in Citation
On New Year’s Day, a small group of protestors staged a demonstration on the steps of Idaho’s Capitol building in Boise, ending in one citation. Leading the protest was Serra Frank, founder of the advocacy group Moms for Marijuana International.
Idaho to Allow Children to Use Marijuana-Based Drug
In Idaho, up to 25 children suffering from debilitating seizures will soon be able to enroll in a limited program that will provide them with Epidiolex, an experimental CBD-based drug derived from marijuana.