Medical Marijuana News

Peruse the headlines as they are told, keep abreast of the issues as they unfold. Keep up with the ever-changing policies that govern our regions, and the political directives that affect our lives.

April 8, 2020

Fewer Vaping Injuries Reported In States With Legal Cannabis

Cannabis legalization advocates say the study’s findings are not surprising.
April 8, 2020

Ontario, Canada Swiftly Reopens Provincial Cannabis Shops

Ontario officials have reversed an order that closed dispensaries.
April 8, 2020

NORML Formally Responds to DEA’s Proposed Changes to Marijuana Cultivation Rules

The National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (NORML) has formally submitted comments to the US Federal Register opposing the Drug Enforcement Administration’s proposed rule changes governing the federal production and distribution of cannabis for clinical research purposes. Under existing regulations, the agency only licenses one facility — the […]
April 8, 2020

Charlotte Figi, The Inspiration Behind Charlotte’s Web CBD, Passes Away

We extend our deepest and most heartfelt condolences to Charlotte’s family and friends.
April 7, 2020

Massachusetts Medical Marijuana Applications Jump Amid Closure Of Adult-Use Shops

Applications for medical marijuana cards have spiked in Massachusetts with the closure of the state’s adult-use cannabis dispensaries that was ordered to slow the spread of the deadly COVID-19 coronavirus. The increase in patient registrations comes after regulations that govern the medicinal cannabis program were relaxed in response to the […]
April 7, 2020

Study: Far Fewer Incidences of Vaping Illness Reported in States with Legal Cannabis Markets

Incidences of the vaping-related lung illness EVALI (e-cigarette or vaping product use-associated lung injury) are primarily concentrated to jurisdictions where adult-use cannabis consumption is prohibited, according to data published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) Network Open. Commenting on the findings, NORML Executive Director Erik Altieri said, […]
April 7, 2020

DEA Removes Epidiolex From Controlled Substances List

The move will make it easier for patients and caretakers to access the medication.
April 6, 2020

The Winners of the High Times Hemp Cup 2020

Here are all the winners of the 2020 Hemp Cup!
April 6, 2020

Ontario Changes Course, Orders Dispensaries to Close During Lockdown

Ontario authorities have ordered dispensaries to close in the interest of public health during the COVID-19 pandemic.
April 6, 2020

Ohio Allows Curbside Cannabis Pickup During Pandemic

In addition to keeping cannabis dispensaries open, Ohio will allow patients to pick up their medication outside.
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