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Senate Committee Passes VA Medical Marjiuana Bill

A push to give U.S. veterans easier access to medical marijuana got a new boost in late May. A key Senate committee passed a bill...
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Puerto Rico Legalizes Medical Cannabis

The governor of Puerto Rico signed an executive order in early May that effectively legalized medical marijuana in the largest territory of the United...
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New Jersey Teen Sues to Use Medical Marijuana at School

Genny Barbour suffers from autism and epilepsy. She needs medication to survive, and the only one that reliably works is marijuana. And that's the problem:...
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House Kills Medical Marijuana for Vets

A bill that would have let U.S. military veterans use medical marijuana to treat their health conditions died in the House of Representatives in...
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Medical Marijuana Clears Vote in Alabama Senate

Medical marijuana is apparently on its way to the Deep South, and it may win its first victory in a surprising place. A state Senate...
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Obama Backs Medical Marijuana

Support for medical marijuana has reached the White House. President Barack Obama said in April that he backs the idea of medicinal cannabis. Obama didn’t...
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500 Medical Marijuana Shops Closed in Los Angeles

Officials in Los Angeles say they’ve shut down more than 500 illicit medical marijuana dispensaries over the last two years. Voters approved an MMJ law...
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California School District Sues City Over MMJ Shops

A California school district has sued the local city government, saying city officials failed to stop illegal medical marijuana dispensaries from opening near schools. The...
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MMJ Dies in North Carolina, for Now

Real medical marijuana won’t be available in North Carolina anytime soon. A state legislative committee unanimously rejected a medicinal cannabis proposal in late March, ending...
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San Diego’s First Legal MMJ Shop Opens

Things are starting to look up for medical marijuana patients in Southern California. The first legal dispensary in San Diego opened its doors March...