Committee approved marijuana record-erasure bill

Committee approved marijuana record-erasure bill

HARTFORD — Those arrested for misdemeanor possession of marijuana would have their records erased after five years, under legislation that passed overwhelming in the Judiciary Committee on Monday.In other cases, defendants whose charges are...
Cannabis News & Information

North American Cannabis Holdings, Inc. Applauds Release of ‘Concussion’- A New Movie Staring Will...

DALLAS, TX / ACCESSWIRE / December 24, 2015 / North American Cannabis Holdings, Inc. (USMJ) today endorsed the Christmas day release of the new movie 'Concussion' from Sony Pictures in conjunction with North American...
Sen. Elizabeth Warren

Why Elizabeth Warren thinks legalizing marijuana could help end America’s opioid addiction crisis

Sen. Elizabeth Warren wants the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to explore the use of medical marijuana as an alternative to the powerful opioid painkillers that kill thousands of people each year.In a letter to CDC...
Jocelyn Elders calls for marijuana legalization

Former surgeon general calls for marijuana acceptance

Joycelyn Elders was never shy about speaking her mind as she consistently stirred public controversy while serving as surgeon general during her spirited – and short-lived – tenure with President Bill Clinton.Now 82, Elders...
The Big Banks Are Starting to Look Hard at Marijuana

The Big Banks Are Starting to Look Hard at Marijuana

Earlier this month Bank of America Merrill Lynch put out a research report on the marijuana industry’s prospects. Touted as the first such assessment by a major financial institution, the report is a milestone...
National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws

Denver NORML Announces Marijuana Lounge Initiative

This past Friday, Denver NORML announced a new effort to enact a municipal voter initiative this year in Denver to legalize the social use of marijuana in certain venues within the city. The initiative...
Full Extract Cannabis Oil

Iowa Lawmaker Stalling Medical Cannabis Bill

DES MOINES, Iowa (KCRG-TV9) - An expansion of Iowa's medical marijuana law might have to wait until the next legislative session. A law from 2014 permits the use of cannabis oil to treat severe...
Australia Parliament passes medical marijuana bill

Australia’s Parliament passes medicinal cannabis laws

On the one-year anniversary of medicinal cannabis campaigner Dan Haslam's death, parliament has passed laws allowing the cultivation of medicinal cannabis.Senators paid tribute to the tireless efforts of Mr Haslam's mother, Lucy, who was...
Kentucky Marijuana Debate

Ky. lawmaker wants legalized marijuana debate

FRANKFORT, Ky. - A Louisville lawmaker wants to ignite more discussion in the Kentucky legislature next year on easing back marijuana laws and treating the plant like alcohol instead of a hard drug.For years, Democratic Sen. Perry Clark...
Dr. Rahul Khare of Innovative Care Express in Chicago

Is risk of state discipline scaring doctors away from medical marijuana?

The patients seeking medical marijuana inquire almost daily with Dr. Rahul Khare at his storefront health care clinic in Lincoln Park.They come with cancer, spinal cord diseases, rheumatoid arthritis. Some have been turned down...