Medical Marijuana News

September 16, 2021

Judge Rules County Can’t Stop Water Deliveries to Hmong Weed Farmers

A Northern California federal judge ruled this month that Siskiyou County officials cannot stop trucks delivering water to Hmong unlicensed cannabis growers, writing that the ban raises “serious questions” about their right to be free of racial discrimination.  In a decision handed down earlier this month, Chief U.S. District Judge […]
September 16, 2021

Michigan Legislature Introduces Bills to Reduce Caregiver Program

Michigan lawmakers proposed three bills yesterday that aim to reduce what caregivers can provide for medical cannabis patients. The Michigan legislature returned full-time on September 9, and House Bills 5300, 5301 and 5302 were introduced on September 14. This bill package seeks to alter the Medical Marihuana Act, which was […]
September 16, 2021

Ohio to More than Double Number of Medical Cannabis Dispensaries

A regulatory panel in Ohio gave the green light on Tuesday to plans that would more than double the number of medical cannabis dispensaries in the state. The Ohio Board of Pharmacy voted “to start the process of awarding an additional 73 licenses,” per the Cincinnati Enquirer. There are currently […]
September 15, 2021

Virginia: Botanical Medical Cannabis Sales Begin

Long awaited sales of cannabis flower in Virginia began this month when medical dispensaries received the final product approvals from the state’s regulatory agency. The post Virginia: Botanical Medical Cannabis Sales Begin appeared first on NORML. This article originally appears: Virginia: Botanical Medical Cannabis Sales Begin
September 15, 2021

World Anti-Doping Agency to Reconsider Ban on Cannabis

Two months after the United States’ top women’s sprinter was ruled ineligible for the Tokyo Olympics due to testing positive for marijuana, the international agency overseeing banned substances in sports said it is ready to review its prohibition on pot.  The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) said Tuesday that it will […]
September 15, 2021

An Update on Statewide 2022 Marijuana Reform Ballot Initiative Efforts

Since the last post about various efforts for statewide reform measures for the 2022 ballot, there have been a number of updates nationwide. Here’s an overview with the latest updates: The post An Update on Statewide 2022 Marijuana Reform Ballot Initiative Efforts appeared first on NORML. This […]
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