Parents Believe Medical Marijuana Could Change Son’s Life

If marijuana can stop their son’s seizures, the Gillens wants the law to allow it, but in Nebraska, all marijuana remains illegal.

NEBRASKA: A Bellevue couple said if medical marijuana could help their son’s seizures, they want it legalized. Will Gillen was diagnosed with Lennox-Gastaut syndrome. Every day, the 11-year-old experiences violent seizures that prevent him from developing like most children. “The medicines that he’s on right now, there are multiple side effects and he is in a Read the full article…

Nearly Every State Addressing Medical Marijuana Legislation

PENNSYLVANIA: As the medical community and many Americans come to accept the use of marijuana to treat a range of diseases and symptoms, state legislators are working to keep pace with laws concerning marijuana for medical use. Numerous polls have indicated that a growing majority of Americans believe that medical marijuana should be legal throughout Read the full article…

Medical Marijuana In Oregon: Committee Meets Monday To Review Draft Dispensary rules

Oregon's medical marijuana retail industry will meet Monday to discuss fees and whether local governments can restrict or ban dispensaries in their communities.

OREGON: The committee charged with drafting rules for Oregon’s medical marijuana retail industry will meet Monday to discuss fees and whether local governments can restrict or ban dispensaries in their communities.  The meeting, which is open to the public, begins at 9 a.m. in Hearing Room F of the Oregon State Capitol. The public may Read the full article…

Groups Gathering Signatures To Legalize Medical Marijuana

"Legalization of medical marijuana is a no-brainer"

FLORIDA:  You may have seen some petitions around town over the last few weeks. You may have even signed one. They’re part of a big push to legalize medical marijuana in Florida. If that effort pays off, you’ll be voting on the issue a year from now. You’ll see them wearing these shirts that say Read the full article…

Michigan Teacher With Medical Marijuana License Facing Felony Drug Charges

Troopers found 66 plants, 18 more than Granke's license allowed, and a pound of possessed marijuana.

MICHIGAN: A Paw Paw Middle School teacher with a license to grow medical marijuana is now facing felony drug charges because authorities say his crop was too large and he also manufactured hashish. Two members of Michigan State Police’s Southwest Enforcement Team raided Scot Granke’s Arlington Township property on Aug. 21 after receiving a tip from Granke’s estranged Read the full article…

Connecticut State Policy On Medical Marijuana Shaping Up

The state Department of Consumer Protection, which plans to issues licenses to three to 10 producers of medical marijuana and three to five dispensary facilities, is accepting applications through Nov. 15.

CONNECTICUT: Department of Consumer Protection Chairman William M. Rubenstein, whose agency is regulating the state’s newly minted medical marijuana program, joked Friday that he has been dubbed “Connecticut’s Pot Czar” by one newspaper, though he has heard that his counterparts in other states prefer the term “Hemperor.”

Connecticut State Policy On Medical Marijuana Shaping Up

The state Department of Consumer Protection, which plans to issues licenses to three to 10 producers of medical marijuana and three to five dispensary facilities, is accepting applications through Nov. 15.

CONNECTICUT: Department of Consumer Protection Chairman William M. Rubenstein, whose agency is regulating the state’s newly minted medical marijuana program, joked Friday that he has been dubbed “Connecticut’s Pot Czar” by one newspaper, though he has heard that his counterparts in other states prefer the term “Hemperor.”

Washington Proposes Medical Marijuana Registry, Tax Exemption

I-502 applicants at WSLCB Workshop in Seattle,WA.

WASHINGTON: Medical marijuana patients in Washington would have to register with the state if they don’t want to pay pot taxes. That’s just one recommendation issued Monday for sweeping changes to the state’s largely unregulated medical pot industry.

Medical Marijuana Case Headed To ND Supreme Court

Their lawyers argued that the pot prescriptions should be a valid defense, even though North Dakota does not permit medicinal marijuana.

NORTH DAKOTA: Two Dickinson residents who say that their prescriptions for medical marijuana from Washington state allowed them to have the drug in North Dakota have pleaded guilty to possession charges.

Medical Marijuana Case Headed To ND Supreme Court

Their lawyers argued that the pot prescriptions should be a valid defense, even though North Dakota does not permit medicinal marijuana.

NORTH DAKOTA: Two Dickinson residents who say that their prescriptions for medical marijuana from Washington state allowed them to have the drug in North Dakota have pleaded guilty to possession charges.