Nebraska Lawmakers Advance Medical Marijuana Bill

Senators voted 27-12 Tuesday to advance a measure that would allow pharmacists to distribute cannabis to patients with cancer, epilepsy and other chronic illnesses.

NEBRASKA: Nebraskans suffering from debilitating illnesses could find relief from marijuana under a bill that cleared a first-round vote in the Legislature. “Colleagues, we need to be strong, we need to be brave,” said Sen. Tommy Garrett of Bellevue. “We need to help those that are sick, and ailing and out of options.” Senators voted 27-12 Read the full article…

Mississippi House Passes Bill To Legalize Marijuana Oil With Tight Restrictions

The House voted 112-6 to pass the final version of House Bill 1231. The Senate still must approve the agreement before it goes to Gov. Phil Bryant for his consideration.

MISSISSIPPI:  The Mississippi House of Representatives voted Thursday to make a medicinal marijuana oil legal in the state under tightly controlled circumstances. The House voted 112-6 to pass the final version of House Bill 1231. The Senate still must approve the agreement before it goes to Gov. Phil Bryant for his consideration. Thursday’s action was Read the full article…

Georgia State Lawmakers OK Medical Marijuana As Seizure Treatment

"This really was a human story," Peake said in an interview on Tuesday. "I couldn't be more proud of my colleagues for the courageous vote they cast."

GEORGIA:  A Georgia measure that would legalize use of a liquid, non-intoxicating form of marijuana for patients with severe seizure disorders has been passed by the state House of Representatives with wide support. Lawmakers approved the legislation on Monday in a 171-4 bipartisan vote, and the bill, which would limit availability of medical marijuana to Read the full article…

5 Ways America Is Building Support for the Marijuana Industry

Medical Marijuana is big business in America, and here to stay.

NEW YORK: It no longer seems like a matter of if, but a matter of when the federal U.S. government will recognize legitimate medical uses for marijuana.