Legislation shows shifting attitudes

NEW HAMPSHIRE: After almost five years of gubernatorial vetoes blocking medical marijuana legislation, New Hampshire is set to become the 19th state in the country, and the last in New England, to allow seriously ill people to use marijuana for medical purposes.

For patients like me, marijuana is a necessity

Though cannabis for medical purposes became legal in the District (where I live) in 2010, the city-sanctioned dispensaries that can supply it are only now inching closer to opening their doors.

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA: My breast cancer diagnosis at age 26 was an unwelcome and at times harrowing experience. What allowed me to endure the darkest days was the hope that my rigorous treatment — chemotherapy, surgeries and radiotherapy among them — would allow me to once again live a full and healthy life. It’s what propelled Read the full article…

Seattle business offers home pot delivery

Nurse Nancy on call 24/7

WASHINGTON: One Seattle business offers free delivery of medical marijuana seven days a week from 10 a.m. to 2 a.m., except during rush hour. The business’ posters say the service is “free and easy to join.” Nurse Nancy Medical Marijuana Delivery requires a copy of your medical marijuana authorization and a current government I.D. to place an Read the full article…

MASS is high on high tech to track medical marijuana

Cannabis Indica

MASSACHUSETTS: Medical marijuana is about to become a high-tech endeavor in Massachusetts, with the state exploring the acquisition of what is likely to be a multimillion-dollar IT program to monitor the so-called seed-to-sale production, transport and handling of what will continue to be a controlled substance. The state is soliciting for consultants to advise regulators of Read the full article…

MASS is high on high tech to track medical marijuana

MASSACHUSETTS: Medical marijuana is about to become a high-tech endeavor in Massachusetts, with the state exploring the acquisition of what is likely to be a multimillion-dollar IT program to monitor the so-called seed-to-sale production, transport and handling of what will continue to be a controlled substance. The state is soliciting for consultants to advise regulators of Read the full article…

Law enforcers raid 22 businesses, homes and warehouses connected to suspected marijuana grow operations

"One of the residences that was part of the investigation was the home in Ypsilanti that exploded" Sunday, state police said.

MICHIGAN:  State, county and federal police agencies in connection with the state Attorney General’s Office have raided 22 properties in Wayne, Oakland, Washtenaw and Jackson counties at the conclusion of a seven-month investigation into illegal marijuana cultivation and sales. The investigation yielded over 500 plants, “a large quantity of processed marijuana,” multiple weapons and “several” Read the full article…

Law enforcers raid 22 businesses, homes and warehouses connected to suspected marijuana grow operations

"One of the residences that was part of the investigation was the home in Ypsilanti that exploded" Sunday, state police said.

MICHIGAN:  State, county and federal police agencies in connection with the state Attorney General’s Office have raided 22 properties in Wayne, Oakland, Washtenaw and Jackson counties at the conclusion of a seven-month investigation into illegal marijuana cultivation and sales. The investigation yielded over 500 plants, “a large quantity of processed marijuana,” multiple weapons and “several” Read the full article…

And the Award for Most Reformed State During the 2013 Legislative Session Goes to…

Gov Cuomo

With summer in full-swing, and with months of political bickering already behind us, the 2013 legislative session has adjourned for many states, with most of the remaining few finishing their final days. During this session, cannabis reform has been a popular and much-discussed topic in numerous states.