Medical Marijuana Clinic Readies To Open in Chicago

The Washington State Liquor Control Board, the agency setting up a system for growing, processing and selling recreational marijuana under an initiative passed by voters last November, approved proposed rule changes on the overall size of the state's marijuana crop, the number of licenses and amount of the drug the licensees can have on hand. The changes now go to a pair of hearings — one to be set in Spokane — in early October.

ILLINOIS: Even before Gov. Pat Quinn put ink to paper Thursday on a bill that legalizes medical marijuana in Illinois, a new clinic ready to facilitate the legislation waited in the wings. 

Want a marijuana prescription? Get in line In states with medical marijuana, doctor waiting lists are months long

New Hampshire, 19th State to legalize medical marijuana.

NEW HAMPSHIRE: Last week, New Hampshire became the 19th state to legalize medical marijuana—meaning that doctors will in effect be able to prescribe pot for their patients.

Want a marijuana prescription? Get in line In states with medical marijuana, doctor waiting lists are months long

New Hampshire, 19th State to legalize medical marijuana.

NEW HAMPSHIRE: Last week, New Hampshire became the 19th state to legalize medical marijuana—meaning that doctors will in effect be able to prescribe pot for their patients.

D.C. medical marijuana: Is it worth the price?

David Guard, general manager of Capital City Care, verifies the identity of “Alonzo” before allowing him to buy medical marijuana Monday

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA: On Monday evening, a 51-year-old HIV-positive Northwest resident purchased about a half-ounce of cannabis from the Capital City Care dispensary, becoming the first District resident to legally purchase medical marijuana under the long-awaited city program.

D.C. medical marijuana: Is it worth the price?

Many people are unaware that for most patients, it is not a simple move to obtain an authorization for cannabis from their primary care doctor or their specialist.

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA: On Monday evening, a 51-year-old HIV-positive Northwest resident purchased about a half-ounce of cannabis from the Capital City Care dispensary, becoming the first District resident to legally purchase medical marijuana under the long-awaited city program.

L.A. medical marijuana shops challenge Proposition D ban

Attorney Arthur Hodge continues to represent California dispensaries.

CALIFORNIA: The Los Angeles City Council will meet behind closed doors today to discuss threats of legal action by the operators of two medical marijuana dispensaries ordered to shut down under voter-approved Proposition D, which pared back the number of pot purveyors in the city.

Report is reassuring on marijuana’s effects on lung

The accumulated weight of evidence implies far lower risks for pulmonary complications of even regular heavy use of marijuana

CALIFORNIA: The pulmonary consequences of regularly smoking marijuana are far less than for tobacco, according a review of the published evidence conducted by Dr. Donald P. Tashkin, emeritus professor of medicine and medical director of the pulmonary function laboratory at the University of California, Los Angeles.

Parrish couple return to Causeway to talk up legalization of medical marijuana

Cathy Jordan - President of the Florida Cannabis Action Network

FLORIDA: Long before Parrish’s Cathy Jordan became president of the Florida Cannabis Action Network and before she campaigned in Tallahassee for the not-yet-passed Cathy Jordan Medical Cannabis Bill, she used to sit on the Palma Sola Causeway and chat with people about medical marijuana.

Medical Marijuana For Kids: Why I Give Cannabis To My 7-Year-Old

MyKayla Comstock, appeared on HuffPost Live to discuss what happens when a minor needs medical marijuana

VERMONT: With news stories and opinion pieces popping up daily about medical marijuana legalization, dad Brandon Krenzler and his 7-year-old daughter, MyKayla Comstock, appeared on HuffPost Live this week to discuss what happens when a minor needs the drug. MyKayla has Leukemia and started taking it shortly after she was diagnosed.