The Senate Appropriations Committee passed a bipartisan amendment today, 18 to 12, allowing Veterans Administration (VA) doctors to recommend medical marijuana to their patients in states where medical marijuana is legal.
This amendment would allow doctors of Veterans Administration to recommend medical marijuana to their patients... more →
AusCann Group Holdings has struck a landmark deal with the Norfolk Island government to grow a high-grade medicinal strain of cannabis from November. It intends to export its entire first crop to Canada by the middle of next year.
“This Australian-first project has the full support of the Norfolk... more →
After surging briefly in 2014, many companies dependent on marijuana have sputtered as the industry hovers in a wait-and-see mode about pot’s legal fate. The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) classifies marijuana as a Schedule 1 illegal drug, a category that also includes narcotics like heroin.
The pot companies are an eclectic... more →
The name of the firm is Sidecar and people behind Sidecar said it will compete with San Francisco-based Eaze, which said last month that it raised $10 million in venture capital funding to expand geographically, improve technology and boost customer service initiatives.
This company is a ride-hailing service similar to Uber and Lyft,... more →
Texas political director Heather Fazio for the Washington D.C.-based Marijuana Policy Project, told the San Antonio Current that while the bill is a step in the right direction, full-scale, whole plant, medicinal marijuana is what Texas needs. The bill is the brainchild of Sen. Kevin Etlife... more →
A student has filed a human rights complaint and lawyers in Saskatoon, Canada believe he’s the first student in that country to do so.
Michael Wileniec, the said student, used to walk across the street from his Saskatoon high school everyday and hang out with the rest of the pot smokers. But he was the only one given prescription... more →
However, these politicians have spent all of their time trying to use this as an opportunity to attack the OMMP. That is not the job that they were selected to do, and once again, we need to remind them of that fact. Below is an action alert that the Oregon Measure 91 campaign sent out.
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Nearly 30 years ago, Cathy was only given three to five years to live. Now at 65 years old, she credits cannabis for still being alive. In 2013, Bob was arrested for growing cannabis in their backyard. The State Attorney’s Office later ruled that no action could be taken, but failed to say if Cathy could continue to use the drug... more →
Roswell-Chaves County Extraterritorial Commission voted late Tuesday to change the zoning use to allow the facility to go up, according to the report from The Roswell Daily Record. A consultant for Pecos Valley Pharmaceuticals says the approval boost the chances of the company receiving a license... more →
Utah governor said last Thursday he’s considering the idea in legalizing marijuana in the state for medical use.
Gov. Gary Herbert said during the taping of his monthly news conference on KUED Ch. 7 that the state has “a history of looking at various opportunities, for medical purposes, to bring substances on board like... more →