Tuesday, September 25, 2018
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DEA Wants More Marijuana Cultivation and Less Opioid Production

The Drug Enforcement Administration, by its own admission, “is aggressively striving to halt the spread of cannabis cultivation in the United States.” Numerous sources...
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Illinois Allows Medical Marijuana as Opioid Replacement

On August 28, Governor Bruce Rauner signed legislation to expand his state’s medical marijuana program. One goal of the new law is to make...
Oklahoma awards first medical marijuana patient licenses

Oklahoma Awards First Licenses to Medical Marijuana Patients

On August 25, the Oklahoma Medical Marijuana Authority announced that it had received “3,341 patient, 21 caregiver, 475 dispensary, 690 grower and 190 processor...
LDS Mormon church opposes Utah medical marijuana

LDS Church Opposes Utah Medical Marijuana Initiative

On August 23, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints made official its opposition to Proposition 2, the medical marijuana initiative that will...
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United Nations to Conduct First-Ever Review of Cannabis Ban

The United Nations may be heading toward a vote to change its prohibition of marijuana as set forth in the 1961 Convention. In 1998, the...
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Synthetic Marijuana In DC Has Caused More Than 300 Overdoses In 2 Weeks

A resource guide published by the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) in 2007 states: “No deaths from overdose of marijuana have been reported.” There are...
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UK Eases Rules to Allow Medical Cannabis Use

On July 26, Sajid Javid, the Home Secretary of the United Kingdom, announced that the UK would look into the medical potential of cannabis-derived...
US Senators urge Sessions to expedite marijuana research licenses.

Bipartisan Group of US Senators Encourage Sessions to Approve Marijuana Research

On July 25, a bipartisan group of eight U.S. senators published a letter they sent to Attorney General Jeff Sessions regarding the status of twenty-six applications...

Legislation Introduced to Allow Marijuana Use in Public Housing

When states began to legalize medical marijuana in the late nineties, various legal issues were sure to result from the discrepancy between state and...

Marijuana Makes Progress in the Middle East

In Israel, the parliament has approved a bill that decriminalizes marijuana, and a neighboring country, Lebanon, is considering legalizing the growing of medical marijuana. Israel...