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medical marijuana garden

Oregon Governor signs bill removing state criminal liability from banks doing business with legal...

A bill that removes state criminal liability from banks and credit unions that do business with legal pot enterprises was signed Monday by Gov. Kate Brown.House Bill 4094 removes from state statutes any criminal liability...
Tasmania Medical Marijuana

Tasmanian medicinal cannabis program opens

Tasmanians will have access to medicinal cannabis when the state government’s Controlled Access Scheme starts on Friday. From September 1 medical specialists will be able to prescribe medical cannabis products for patients where conventional treatments...
Medical Marijuana

Orlando International Airport bans medical marijuana

ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. - It is now illegal to have any type of marijuana, even medical marijuana, at the Orlando International Airport. The Greater Orlando Aviation Authority Board unanimously approved the medical marijuana ban Wednesday. A...
Netflix Marijuana

Netflix releases its own marijuana strains in line with ‘Disjointed’ premiere

Netflix has officially taken binge watching to new heights, releasing their own line of show-inspired marijuana strains. According to a press release obtained by Variety, the streaming giant teamed up with a West Hollywood, Calif.,...
medical marijuana pain management

I can’t use cannabis to help ease my pain due to my “Pain Management”...

Q: My husband has had several major back surgeries over the last couple years, and currently goes to a pain management clinic to get narcotic, opioid medications to help deal with his pain. The...
Beth Harwell

Tennessee gubernatorial candidate looks to legalize medical marijuana

NASHVILLE, Tenn.  -- It's a hot topic in the state: whether or not to legalize medical marijuana. Beth Harwell, the Tennessee Speaker of the House and a Republican candidate for governor, said she...
Canada to Legalize Recreational Marijuana

Trudeau Unveils Bill Legalizing Recreational Marijuana in Canada

OTTAWA — Fulfilling a campaign pledge, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau introduced legislation on Thursday to legalize the recreational use of marijuana in Canada. Many nations have either decriminalized marijuana, allowed it to be prescribed medically...
Australia's 'Stoner Sloth'

Australia’s ‘Stoner Sloth’ Anti-Marijuana Campaign Is an Instant and Classic Fail

There's a long and not-very-proud tradition of anti-drug advertising that gets ridiculed for missing the mark with young audiences. Australia's New South Wales government just added a classic new entry to that hall of...
Coalinga City Hall

Coalinga’s new oil boom: Proposal would transform empty prison into cannabis oil production

COALINGA - This city founded on the discovery of a petroleum field is looking to strike it rich in a new oil industry. Instead of relying on the black gold pulled from the ground...