Medical Marijuana News

February 3, 2023

Missouri: Adult-Use Cannabis Sales Begin, Regulators Accepting Home-Cultivation Applications

“The option to grow for oneself is a fundamental right which has been part of legalization in the great majority of the 20 other states which have now taken the historic step of repealing the criminal prohibition of responsible adult marijuana use.” The post Missouri: Adult-Use Cannabis Sales Begin, Regulators […]
February 3, 2023

Why I’m Fighting for Cannabis Freedom

I chose to work for NORML this spring because I believe that the destigmatization and legalization of cannabis is crucial to creating a more just, equitable, knowledgeable, and free society. The post Why I’m Fighting for Cannabis Freedom appeared first on NORML. This article originally appears: Why […]
February 3, 2023

Yale Announces New Cannabis Research Center

One of the country’s most prestigious academic institutions will be home to a new research center dedicated to studying cannabis.  The Yale School of Medicine announced the creation this week of “a research center to study the acute and chronic effects of cannabis and cannabinoids on neurodevelopment and mental health.” […]
February 3, 2023

UC Davis Launches Institute for Psychedelics and Neurotherapeutics

The University of California, Davis announced this week that it is launching a new institute that aims to “advance basic knowledge about the mechanisms of psychedelics and translate it into safe and effective treatments for diseases such as depression, post-traumatic stress disorder, addiction, Alzheimer’s disease and Parkinson’s disease, among others.” […]
February 3, 2023

British Police Find 6,000 Cannabis Plants in Abandoned Tire Factory

British police this week reportedly uncovered thousands of cannabis plants in an abandoned tire factory in what is being called one of the largest weed busts in the area.  The British newspaper The Independent reported that law enforcement in the otherwise sleepy Lincolnshire village “busted one of their largest ever […]
February 2, 2023

Oklahoma: Voters Still Have Time to Register Ahead of March Legalization Vote

State Question 820 permits adults to legally possess and home-cultivate personal use qualities of cannabis while also establishing a licensed, retail marketplace. The post Oklahoma: Voters Still Have Time to Register Ahead of March Legalization Vote appeared first on NORML. This article originally appears: Oklahoma: Voters Still […]
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