Friday, March 22, 2019
louisiana medical marijuana delay

Patients In Louisiana Growing Frustrated Over Continued Medical Marijuana Delay

Louisiana patients seeking medical marijuana for their conditions received updates last week on the lengthy regulatory and testing process, but little indication...
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New Senate Bill Would Force Increased Research On Medical Marijuana For Veterans

The first Senate marijuana bill of the new Congress would direct the U.S. Department for Veteran Affairs (VA) to carry out research...
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Florida Governor Wants To End Ban On Smokable Medical Marijuana

Newly-elected Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) wants a new law by mid-March that will end a smoking ban on medical marijuana and...
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New Jersey Adds Opioid Addiction To Medical Marijuana Qualifying Conditions

Opioid addiction now qualifies for medical marijuana treatment in a move that Gov. Phil Murphy (D) believes will help tackle the opioid...
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Survey: Veterans Strongly Support Legalization and Research into Marijuana

Military veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars strongly support legalizing marijuana and increasing research into the medical uses of cannabis, according...
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Ohio Medical Marijuana Sales Are Finally Underway

After nearly a two-and-a-half year wait and a four month delay, Ohio residents are finally able to legally purchase medical marijuana.
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Tennessee Lawmakers Push To Legalize Medical Cannabis

This month, two state legislators in Tennessee announced plans to introduce legislation to legalize medical cannabis. Sen. Janice Bowling (R-Tullahoma) and Rep....
Israel export medical marijuana

Israeli Lawmakers Approve Bill Allowing Exports of Medical Marijuana

Israel's parliament (the “Knesset”) has voted in favor of a long-awaited and controversial law to allow exports of medical marijuana.
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South Carolina Medical Marijuana Legislation Introduced

On January 22, Sen. Tom Davis (R-Beaufort) and Rep. Peter McCoy (R-Charleston) of the South Carolina legislature introduced companion bills to legalize...

“From ‘Laughable’ to Law”: U.S Virgin Islands Governor Signs Bill Legalizing Medical Marijuana

Following a lengthy legislative process, the U.S Virgin Islands governor signed a bill into law last Saturday permitting the medical-use sale of...