Colorado Funds Medical Marijuana Research

Colorado Becomes First State to Fund Medical Marijuana Research On Wednesday, December 17th, state officials in Colorado agreed to award $8 million to the study of medical marijuana to treat symptoms of Parkinson’s disease, childhood epilepsy, and post-traumatic stress disorder. The state is now … [Read more...]

Teen Marijuana Use Drops as Legalization Increases

National Survey Finds Teen Marijuana Use Declining, Even in States with Recreational Pot A new study conducted by the University of Michigan has found that teen marijuana use is decreasing, in spite of more states looking to increase recreational use of the drug. The Monitoring the Future study, … [Read more...]

Congress Allows Medical Marijuana in Spending Bill

Congress Passes Spending Bill that Ends War on Drugs for States with Legal Medical Marijuana The passage of the federal spending bill this past Saturday, December 13th, signaled an historic moment for medical marijuana and the War on Drugs in the United States. The spending bill included an … [Read more...]

Tacoma to Shut Down Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

Tacoma, WA Will Shut Down Medical Marijuana Dispensaries in 2015 Although Washington state was one of the first states to legalize medical marijuana, and was one of the first two states to legalize recreational use of marijuana, the city of Tacoma may soon shut down all of its medical marijuana … [Read more...]

SC Lawmakers Discuss Medical Marijuana Legalization

After CBD Oil Law Passed, Legislators Regrouping to Discuss More Medical Marijuana On June 2nd, Governor Nikki Haley signed a bill into law making one very specific form of medical marijuana legal – CBD oil, or cannabidiol, which can treat epilepsy. Now, legislators are meeting to discuss further … [Read more...]

Drug-Free Workplace Laws Conflict with Legalized Marijuana

As Marijuana Legislation Sweeps the Country, Employment Laws Must Keep Up Both Washington State and Colorado passed bills legalizing the recreational use of marijuana, and about half the states in the US now have legalized medical marijuana. However, federal law still states that marijuana is … [Read more...]