MedicalMarijuana

  • Mormon Church Faces Potential Lawsuit Over Medical Marijuana Opposition

    One week after Utah voters approved a medical marijuana ballot initiative, a lawyer representing patients and advocates has formally notified the Mormon church to preserve records ahead of a potential lawsuit concerning its alleged attempts to undermine the measure. It’s no secret that the church opposed the medical cannabis...
  • 2 Chains joins medical marijuana team and kicks off his own brand name!

    2 Chainz threw his hat into the legal marijuana game, and he just introduced a new brand called “Gas California.” He partnered with cannabis marketing company Green Street Agency, and the product will be sold at Westside dispensary in Van Nuys, Calif. The rapper talked about the brand and how...
  • Illinois Senate views marijuana as opioid alternative

    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Illinois lawmakers are turning to marijuana to fight opioid abuse. The Senate voted 44-6 Thursday to allow doctors to prescribe medical marijuana as an alternative to opioids . Those addicted to opioids would also be eligible to apply for a medical card to use marijuana. Sen....
  • UGA study: Medical marijuana could lead to less opioid abuse

    ATLANTA – New research from the University of Georgia finds medical marijuana could play a major role in fighting the nation’s opioid crisis. According to a study by UGA Public Policy Professor David Bradford and his team, legalizing medical marijuana appears to lead to less prescription opioid use. “When...
  • Georgia’s Hope supporters fear marijuana bill ‘in danger of dying’

    Veterans and those with chronic pain ask the GA Senate to act on a medical marijuana bill to add PTSD and intractable pain to the list of conditions that can legally use cannabis oil. @wsbradio pic.twitter.com/RikMcDeFxq — Sandra Parrish (@WSBParrish) March 19, 2018 A Georgia advocacy group will be...
  • New York To Allow Use Of Medical Marijuana Lozenges And Lotions

    ALBANY, N.Y. (CBSNewYork/AP) — New York state is making more changes to its medical marijuana program. Health officials announced new regulations Thursday that will permit new forms of the drug, including chewable and effervescent tablets and lozenges as well as topical lotions, ointments and patches. “Anything that creates more...
  • Hawaii allows first lab to begin testing medical marijuana

    HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii approved its first laboratory to begin testing samples of medical marijuana 17 years after use of the drug was legalized in the state. On Monday, the state Department of Health certified Honolulu-based lab Steep Hill Hawaii. That brings Hawaii closer to the long-awaited date when...