The Senate Health and Human Services Committee on Wednesday approved a pair of bills promoting the growth of full-strength marijuana in the state and terminally ill patients’ right to try medicinal cannabis products.
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West Virginia’s medical marijuana board plans to recommend to state lawmakers that patients who have met certain requirements be able to buy smokable forms of marijuana.
Ohio doctors are weighing whether to get state certification to write prescriptions for potential medical marijuana patients.
Medical marijuana is legal now in 29 states and Washington D.C., but there is still a lot of confusion around the medicine, especially regarding the medical marijuana prescription. Marijuana treats a number of illnesses and pain, but in order to treat and access medical marijuana, patients are required to have a medical marijuana card.
On July 25, 2017, the New Jersey Medicinal Marijuana Program Review Panel revealed an initial recommendation to add migraines, Tourette’s Syndrome, chronic pain and anxiety to the list of qualifying conditions for those seeking medical marijuana treatment in the Garden State.
Today, the New Jersey Medicinal Marijuana Program Review Panel made initial recommendations to the Health Commissioner to approve chronic pain, migraine, anxiety and Tourette’s Syndrome as qualifying conditions for the medical marijuana program.
Concerns from a special interest group and a state agency torpedoed a bill that would expand access to Delaware’s medical marijuana program.
As Maryland prepares to implement its medical marijuana program over the next several months, state officials are warning residents to be on the look out for scammers attempting to turn a profit.
On May 6, 2016, the Arizona Supreme Court ruled that the legal protection afforded to physicians under the state’s medical marijuana laws only applies to the recommendation itself.
On May 3, 2016, the Louisiana House Health and Welfare Committee voted 8-6 approve SB 271, which, among other things, would expand the number of qualifying conditions for the state’s limited medical marijuana program.
Activists in the state of Wyoming have begun collecting signatures for a ballot initiative that would legalize medical marijuana.
No matter how much “counterculture” stereotypes continue to permeate parts of the industry if not the overall debate, the bottom line in the marijuana business is getting increasingly technical, medical and bottom line.
Last week, on May 25, 2015, the U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee voted to approve an amendment that would allow VA doctors to discuss and recommend medical marijuana to veterans.
Cannabis advocates have scored a small but important victory in Texas as the state legislature passed a limited medical cannabis bill, Senate Bill 339, on May 19, 2015.