Articles Tagged with medical marijuana

Marijuana Legalization: Alabama To Be Next For Legal Weed In 2014

Marijuana Legalization Alabama To Be Next For Legal Weed In 2014

Marijuana legalization in Alabama just took a big leap forward as a bill allowing legal weed for medical purposes is about to be signed by Governor Robert Bentley. In a related report by The Inquisitr, country star Merle Haggard says legal weed could save the US economy. For example, a girl scout selling cookies outside… Read more »

Marijuana Oil Promising New Treatment For Childhood Epilepsy

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Marijuana oil is one of the newest, and perhaps most surprising, treatments for children with intractable epilepsy. Though it may seem a horrific choice to dose a child with marijuana, a street drug surrounded by decades of controversy, it is important to note that many of these kids are out of options. Loving parents will… Read more »

Lady Gaga: Marijuana Is Addictive, Legal Weed Not A Good Idea?

Lady Gaga: Marijuana Is Addictive, Legal Weed Not A Good Idea?

According to Lady Gaga, marijuana legalization may not be the best bet since she feels it’s addictive. As previously reported by The Inquisitr, the famous pop star has been known for dressing up as the Cannabis Queen and she’s even lit up a fatty onstage in full view of the fans. At the same time,… Read more »

New York: Marijuana To Be Dispensed By Hospitals Under New Law

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New York had traditionally been one of the more conservative states when it comes to its position on marijuana but that stance may be about to change. A new initiative put forward by Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo proposes to use administrative powers to ensure that some hospitals can dispense marijuana for medical purposes. Gov Cuomo… Read more »

State of New York To ‘Loosen’ Marijuana Laws??

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Amid the nationwide campaign to mitigate usage restrictions of marijuana, it appears New York has joined the growing number of states that have effectively made revisions. According to the NY Times, state officials have announced that Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo of New York has set plans in motion to declare the allowance of marijuana usage… Read more »

First Medical Marijuana Clinic Opens In Chicago

Medical Marijuana Clinic Opens Doors In Chicago

A medical marijuana clinic opened in Chicago this week. It is the first such dispensary in Illinois. Named Good Intentions, interested people can visit the clinic in the Bucktown neighborhood, on North Ashland Avenue. But don’t get too excited yet, Chicago residents. Even though Illinois became the 20th state in the US to legalize medical… Read more »

Sanjay Gupta: ‘I Was Wrong On Pot, Sorry America’ [Video]

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CNN’s Dr. Sanjay Gupta has issued a marijuana mea culpa, changing position on the medical benefits and possible harmful effects of pot. Gupta announced his new medical marijuana stance in an article and will be premiering a new documentary called “Weed.” Dr. Sanjay admits the title sounds cavalier, but the stakes for medical marijuana are… Read more »

Marijuana Dispensary Robbed, By Two 12-Year-Olds

Marijuana Dispensary Robbed, Cops Think 12-Year-Olds Behind It

A marijuana dispensary robbed in Denver could be the work of a couple of 12-year-olds, authorities believe. According to 9News.com, the Good Meds Network is $16,000 worth of weed lighter thanks to the two youngsters. Video images reveal two kids, estimated to be around the age of 12, rummaging through the Good Meds shop, one… Read more »

Marijuana Legalization: Illinois Is The 20th State To Legalize But…

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Marijuana legislation was passed in the Illinois House on Wednesday by a 61-57 vote to permit a four-year pilot program to allow for the legal use of medical marijuana under extremely strict controls. According to the Chicago Tribune, Illinois is now the 19th state to legalize medical marijuana. USA Today believes it’s the 20th such… Read more »

DEA Raids In Seattle Answer Question About Feds And ‘Legal Marijuana’

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This week’s DEA raids in Seattle have in part addressed the question of if or when federal drug enforcement agents with the Drug Enforcement Agency would supersede state laws allowing for legal recreational use of marijuana. Washington State passed unusually liberal pot laws last November, but the DEA raids in Seattle have evidenced that the… Read more »

Marijuana Legalization Raises Concerns About Hash

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Marijuana legalization is seemingly in full affect these days as multiple states have already put legislation in place to regulate the popular drug. With California, Colorado, and Washington leading the charge, more questions about “pot potency” and consumer use have become a major topic as of late. Most legal growers are already bringing in the… Read more »

Medical Marijuana For Children: Parents Say It Works

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Doctors are prescribing medical marijuana to children, and some parents say it has changed their lives. Currently, 18 states in the US allow for the use of marijuana for medicinal purposes. In 17 states, it is prescribed to children. States that allow children to be prescribed marijuana usually require approval by a pediatrician and a… Read more »

Orthodox Rabbi Says Medical Marijuana Is Kosher

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Rabbi Efraim Zalmanovich, a prominent orthodox rabbi from the Israeli town of Mazkeret Batya, has issued a religious ruling declaring medical marijuana to be perfectly kosher. The ruling says that if a religious Jew is prescribed marijuana to treat symptoms of a disease or to limit the amount of pain being suffered then smoking medical marijuana… Read more »

Marijuana Cannon Not Needed, Florida To Legalize Medical Pot

Marijuana Cannon Not Needed, Florida To Legalize Medical Pot

Tallahassee, FL – A marijuana cannon may soon be unnecessary to get illegal drugs into Florida. A new Florida bill seeks to legalize medical marijuana for those suffering from debilitating medical conditions. As previously reported by The Inquisitr, efforts to legalize marijuana, or cannabis, for medical purposes has been picking up steam in recent years…. Read more »

Bill To Legalize Medical Marijuana Nationwide Introduced In Congress

Bill To Legalize Medical Marijuana Nationwide Introduced In Congress

A bill to legalize medical marijuana is being introduced in the Congress, one that would eliminate confusion surrounding federal policy on pot and pave the way for the FDA to legalize all medicinal marijuana. The bill was introduced by Earl Blumenauer, a Democrat from Oregon. The bill has 13 co-sponsors including Republican Dana Rohrbacher of… Read more »

Medical Marijuana: Arkansas Doctors Come Out Against Cannabis Amendment

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Arkansas doctors called a news conference to voice their opposition to a proposed amendment to legalize medical marijuana. Dr. David Smith of Little Rock leads the group of physicians denouncing the state constitution change. The group of doctors will release a statement noting their formal opposition to the cannabis legislation during a news conference at… Read more »

First Medical Marijuana Dispensary License Issued In New Jersey

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The New Jersey state health department issued its first medical marijuana dispensary on Monday. Greenleaf Compassionate Care Center in Montclair cleared all the necessary hurdles to plan their grand opening. Although the first New Jersey dispensary will not be able to open immediately, it can now start to schedule patient appointments. Five other medical marijuana… Read more »