Autism Submitted As A Debilitating Medical Marijuana Condition In Arizona

A Jacksonville law firm is trying to convince sheriffs that Florida law has for decades allowed severely ill patients who meet certain criteria to cultivate and smoke their own pot.

ARIZONA: Arizona Autistics has provided the proof that the state requires to add Autism as a debilitating medical condition. It is very lengthy but to summarize, there is a recent Stanford study that shows that mutations associated with autism block the action of brain molecules that act on the same receptors that marijuana’s active chemical acts Read the full article…

Special Forces Vet's Family Featured in Marijuana Documentary

Matt and Paige Figi with children Charlotte, Max and Charlotte's twin sister, Chase.

COLORADO: Former Special Forces Staff Sgt. Matt Figi is stepping front and center into the debate to legalize medical marijuana after appearing in a CNN documentary that focused on the plight of his little girl.

Florida Medical Marijuana Proposal To Be Reviewed By Supreme Court

United For Care announced they had obtained over 100,000 signatures in one month, which is more than enough to initiate the first step in getting the initiative on the 2014 ballot: a Supreme Court review of the proposal language.

FLORIDA: Thursday, organizers celebrated a big win for decriminalizing medical marijuana in Florida. United For Care announced they had obtained over 100,000 signatures in one month, which is more than enough to initiate the first step in getting the initiative on the 2014 ballot: a Supreme Court review of the proposal language.

What the New Marijuana Dispensary Law Means for Oregon

Previously, patients have been required to grow the plants themselves or designate an individual to grow on their behalf.
Now, facilities will be allowed to serve the needs of medical marijuana license holders.

OREGON:  Previously, patients have been required to grow the plants themselves or designate an individual to grow on their behalf. Now, facilities will be allowed to serve the needs of medical marijuana license holders.  

Delaware Governor Renews Medical Marijuana Effort

Governor Jack Markell writes, "“The sensible and humane aim of state policy in Delaware remains to ensure that medical marijuana is accessible via a safe, well-regulated channel of distribution to patients with demonstrated medical need."

DELAWARE: Gov. Jack Markell said Thursday that he is moving forward with a medical marijuana program in Delaware after halting plans last year over fears that state officials could be subject to federal prosecution. Markell signed a medical marijuana bill in 2011 but halted implementation after federal officials indicated that people involved in cultivating and distributing marijuana could Read the full article…

6-Year-Old Girl in National Spotlight Over Medical Marijuana

The strain of cannabis used to treat Charlotte Figi is called, "Charlotte's Web." It’s now being used to treat dozens of other kids suffering from epilepsy, too.

COLORADO: She’s six years old, and she uses marijuana every day. Charlotte Figi suffers from a rare form of epilepsy called Dravet Syndrome. She’s endured violent seizures since she was a newborn. Most weeks, she’d have about 300 seizures a week.