Marijuana Legalization

Marijuana Poll: 3 Of 4 Americans Want Trump To Respect State Laws

A new Survey USA poll commissioned by Marijuana Majority finds the strongest support yet for letting states legalize cannabis without federal interference. In the survey of 1,500 American adults, three out of four (76%) say that states should be able to implement their own marijuana laws regardless of federal prohibition. […]

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Marijuana Business

Michigan: MMFLA Licensing Board Announces First Meeting

On June 26 the newly-created Medical Marihuana Licensing Board will hold its first meeting. This will be the first opportunity for Michigan business hopefuls to meet the five most important people in the MMFLA process: those appointed persons who will approve or deny every application received by the state for […]

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Medical Marijuana

Senate And House Reintroduce Groundbreaking Medical Marijuana Bill

A bipartisan group of Senators and Representatives introduced the CARERS Act. The Senate bill was introduced by Senators Booker (D-NJ), Paul (R-KY), Gillibrand (D-NY), Lee (R-UT), Franken (D-MN), and Murkowski (R-AK). The House companion was reintroduced by Rep Young (R-AK) and Rep Cohen (D-TN). “As medical marijuana comes under attack […]

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Medical Marijuana

24 Ways To Reduce Opioid Overdoses And Addiction

By Phillip Smith Drugs, mainly opioids, are killing Americans at a record rate. The number of drug overdose deaths in the country quadrupled between 1999 and 2010 — and compared to the numbers we’re seeing now, those were the good old days. Some 30,000 people died of drug overdoses in […]

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Medical Marijuana

Medical Marijuana Must Be Part Of Solution To Opioid Crisis

NORML (National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws) released the following statement regarding the President’s Commission on Combating Drug Addiction and the Opioid Crisis first meeting on June 16. Paul Armentano, NORML Deputy Director said: “Tens of thousands of lives have been adversely impacted by the nation’s opioid epidemic. […]

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Medical Marijuana

New York Needs To Add PTSD To The State Medical Marijuana Program

Ask your state senator to make sure the medical cannabis/ PTSD bill passes before the Senate adjourns! Of the 29 states with medical marijuana programs, New York is one of only three that denies patients suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) this treatment option. With the Legislature expected to adjourn […]

Medical Marijuana

Medical Marijuana Legislation Filed In The House And Senate

A bipartisan group of U.S. senators and representatives is introducing comprehensive medical marijuana legislation on Thursday. The move comes just days after the revelation that U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions sent a letter to Congressional leaders requesting the deletion of a current budget rider preventing the Justice Department from interfering […]