Editorial: Waiting for Relief; N.H. Slow to Implement Marijuana Law

“This is a brand new program. If we get them done sooner, that would be a great success, but I suspect it will take us the full year to get this program up and running.”

NEW HAMPSHIRE: Having concluded that patients afflicted with any one of a host of grave illnesses ought to have legal access to marijuana to alleviate their suffering, the New Hampshire Legislature passed a bill last session that authorizes the use of cannabis for therapeutic purposes.

Editorial: Waiting for Relief; N.H. Slow to Implement Marijuana Law

“This is a brand new program. If we get them done sooner, that would be a great success, but I suspect it will take us the full year to get this program up and running.”

NEW HAMPSHIRE: Having concluded that patients afflicted with any one of a host of grave illnesses ought to have legal access to marijuana to alleviate their suffering, the New Hampshire Legislature passed a bill last session that authorizes the use of cannabis for therapeutic purposes.

Buzzkill: Medical Marijuana Popularity Threatens Legal Pot Push in Washington State

Competition from medical marijuana could cut in half the amount of tax revenue that Washington state receives.

WASHINGTON: Washington state’s new law legalizing pot is hitting a major snag from an unlikely source — medical marijuana. There is growing concern among state officials that as long as medical marijuana is largely unregulated and untaxed, its popularity will cut into the tax revenue expected when pot legally goes on sale for recreational use Read the full article…

Michigan medical marijuana panel to consider adding PTSD, autism, asthma, insomnia to law

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MICHIGAN:  A reconstituted state panel on Tuesday is expected to consider petitions seeking to add autism, asthma, insomnia and post-traumatic stress disorder to a list of debilitating conditions suitable for treatment under Michigan’s medical marijuana law.

Marijuana Poll: Reported Use Remains Stable While Support For Legalization Grows

Here are the seven things you need to consider before you head out on that stoner trip:den.

Support for legalizing marijuana for recreational and medical use is growing nationwide, but a recent Gallup survey found that this shift hasn’t correlated with an increase in reported use of the drug.