A lawsuit challenging a ban on Florida medical cannabis smoking has been given the approval to proceed, but one of the key players in the suit will have to drop out.
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Judge Hears Case Challenging Florida Medical Marijuana Smoking Ban
Should Florida medical marijuana patients be allowed to smoke their medicine? That’s the question a Leon County Circuit Judge must decide.
Dierdre from Grandmas Smoking Weed for the First Time
Catch up with Dierdre, one of the three grandmas who went viral three years ago after smoking marijuana for the the first time.
Strange Buds: Madison, Her Mom and Her Grandma Smoke Weed Together
What happens when three generations smoke weed together? Watch Madison, her mom and her grandma smoke.
Senator Farmer Files Bill to Allow Smoking Marijuana for Medical Use
TALLAHASSEE, Fla., Nov. 2, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — This morning Senator Farmer filed SB 726, a bill to legalize the smoking of marijuana for medical use.
Study: Smoking Marijuana May Reduce Your Risk of Having a Stroke
Smoking marijuana may reduce your risk of having a stroke, according to a new study published in the journal Neuropsychopharmacology.
Snoop Dogg Water Pipes Latest Cannabis Venture for Rapper
With his cannabis brand having already rolled out in Colorado and Canada, the recent launch of Snoop Dogg water pipes, known as POUNDS, means consumers can smoke Snoop-approved cannabis out of Snoop-approved glass.
John Morgan Suing the State of Florida Over Medical Cannabis Smoking Ban
Orlando trial attorney John Morgan has filed a lawsuit against Florida over the state’s ban on medical cannabis smoking. As the chief financier of the push to legalize medical cannabis in Florida, Morgan has long threatened to sue the state if the legislature banned medical cannabis smoking.
Florida Medical Marijuana Legislation Signed by Governor
Florida medical marijuana legislation has finally expanded the state’s medical marijuana program. On June 26, 2017, Florida Gov. Rick Scott signed into law SB 8-A, a bill that expands the state’s program by adding cultivators and qualifying conditions.
John Morgan Plans to Sue Florida Over Medical Marijuana Smoking Ban
With the Florida Legislature’s passage of a medical marijuana bill, Orlando trial attorney John Morgan has announced plans to sue the state over its medical marijuana smoking ban.
Florida House Approves Medical Marijuana Bill
On May 2, 2017, the Florida House of Representatives voted to approve House Bill 1397, a bill that would regulate the state’s developing medical marijuana program.
Arkansas Senate Says Yes to Medical Marijuana Restrictions
On March 23, 2017, the Arkansas Senate voted to approve House Bill 1400 and Senate Bill 721, providing requirements and restrictions on the state’s medical marijuana program.
Jeff Sessions: Marijuana ‘Only Slightly Less Awful’ Than Heroin
On March 15, 2017, Attorney General Jeff Sessions gave a speech to law enforcement officers in Richmond, Virginia, on his mission to fight violent crime and bolster public safety. It was during his discussion of drugs that Sessions brought marijuana into the conversation, reinforcing a stance that he has previously communicated.
Arkansas Senate Rejects MMJ Smoking Ban for Second Time
On March 13, 2017, the Arkansas Senate voted once again to reject SB 357, a measure that would have banned the smoking of medical marijuana in the state.
Colorado Senate Approves Marijuana Clubs
The Colorado Senate has approved marijuana clubs, where members can bring their own pot, according to a March 9, 2017, article by the Associated Press. Under the senate bill, the marijuana clubs would only be permitted to serve light snacks. Alcohol would be prohibited. However, Gov. John Hickenlooper has suggested he might veto the bill.
Arkansas Ban on Smoking Medical Marijuana Fails in Senate
An attempt to ban the smoking of medical marijuana fell short in the Arkansas Senate while a bill to ban edibles was deferred. But both measures altering the voter-approved constitutional amendment could come up later this week.
UK Study: High-Achieving Teens More Likely to Smoke Cannabis
A new study from the United Kingdom has revealed academically high-achieving students are two times as likely to smoke marijuana during their teen years. The nine-year study of 6,059 school children was conducted by researchers at University College London. The study was published in the medical journal BMJ Open.
Arkansas Lawmakers Introduce More Bills to Amend MMJ Laws
Arkansas lawmakers are once again working to amend the state’s medical marijuana laws. On Jan. 30, 2017, state lawmakers introduced a series of bills that would alter local control on banning and regulating licensed dispensaries as well as how patients could consume medical marijuana.
Michigan Bill Allowing Landlords to Ban MMJ Reaches Governor
Governor Rick Snyder has just a few bills from last session left to consider. Among them is a bill that would allow landlords to include a provision in their leases preventing tenants from smoking or growing medical marijuana.
Heavy Marijuana Use May be Bad for Your Bones
Researchers also found that the people in the study who used marijuana regularly tended to have thinner bones than the people who did not use pot.
As Legalization Spreads, Marijuana Use Now Poised to Overtake Tobacco
Declining tobacco use could soon intersect with a steady uptick in the smoking and consumption of another leafy drug – marijuana.
Gallup Poll: 1 in 8 American Adults Currently Smoke Marijuana
On Aug. 8, 2016, Gallup released the results for its latest poll on marijuana use in America, finding that one in eight American adults currently smoke marijuana, which is almost double the percentage calculated in 2013.
Canada’s Trudeau to Legalize Marijuana, But Not Smoke It
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, who has admitted to smoking marijuana in the past, said on Thursday he has no plans to light up even after his government makes it legal to do so.
Oregon’s Adults Love Marijuana and Prefer Smoking It
The Oregon Health Authority recently released its January 2016 review of marijuana consumption in the state.
Weekly CannaBit: Decline in Young Adults Who Perceive ‘Great Risk’ in Smoking Marijuana
Weekly CannaBit for the week of Nov. 23, 2015: Since 1990, the percentage of 18 to 30 year olds who perceive “great risk” in occasionally smoking marijuana has fallen by approximately half.
Marijuana 101: Methods of Consumption
Perhaps the best known method of marijuana consumption is by smoking the dried flower or leaves of the marijuana plant.
Zayn Malik Marijuana Pics Fail to Stoke Moral Outrage Online
In an absolutely revolting and completely surprising turn of events, former One Direction member Zayn Malik is now a burgeoning bad boy, having recently posted two moody, monochrome pictures of himself smoking what appears to be marijuana to his Instagram account.
Media Scowls After Roger Daltrey Pauses Concert Due to Marijuana Smoke
A curiously high number of culture and news sources have reported a story, apparently originating in Newsday, that The Who front man Roger Daltrey paused in the midst of a performance at the Nassau Coliseum in Long Island, New York, on May 20, 2015.
Public Cannabis Consumption Lives in Loopholes
It is true that a giant leap was made by the act of legalizing recreational marijuana in the state of Washington, but there is still a great deal to be accomplished and a great many issues on the table that have yet to be addressed.
Survey: 84% of Americans Say Driving After Drinking Worse Than Driving After Toking
Americans believe it’s worse to drive after drinking than after smoking marijuana, according to a new survey.