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.

February 17, 2018

It Was A Big Week For Marijuana In America

Valentines Day week 2018 saw a tremendous amount of activity when it came to addressing our nations failed policy of marijuana prohibition. From new federal legislation being introduced to two federal lawsuits having hearings, plus a number of members of Congress, old allies and new stepping up to demand the Trump […]
February 17, 2018

Lawmakers Want To Charge Doctors Who Prescribe Cannabis With A Felony

The post Lawmakers Want To Charge Doctors Who Prescribe Cannabis With A Felony appeared first on High Times. State legislators in Arizona are looking to crack down on pre-existing medical marijuana laws with a bold, albeit harsh, set of regulations. In order to further regulate the plant amongst its medical […]
February 16, 2018

Philadelphia: District Attorney To Cease Prosecuting Marijuana Possession Offenders

Philadelphia officials announced today that they will no longer prosecute marijuana possession offenses. In October 2014, Philadelphia enacted a municipal ordinance reclassifying cases involving the possession of up to 30 grams of cannabis to a non-summary civil offense, punishable by a $25 fine – no arrest and no criminal record. […]
February 16, 2018

Recreational Marijuana in Canada Will Be Delayed

The post Recreational Marijuana in Canada Will Be Delayed appeared first on High Times. There’s bad news for those hoping to blaze up north this summer. Today, the Canadian federal government announced that recreational marijuana in Canada will be delayed. The government will not cast the final vote on bill […]
February 16, 2018

This City Is Cracking Down on Synthetic Marijuana

The post This City Is Cracking Down on Synthetic Marijuana appeared first on High Times. As federal marijuana prohibition continues, so does the practice of searching for its legal, or at the very least, easily obtainable substitute. To combat this, one city is cracking down on synthetic marijuana. The outbreak […]
February 16, 2018

Weekly Legislative Roundup 2/16/18

Welcome to this week’s edition of NORML’s Weekly Legislative Roundup! First, I’d like to highlight a key development at the federal level pertaining to established marijuana businesses and consumers. Representative Lou Correa (D-CA) has introduced the Sensible Enforcement Of Cannabis Act which would basically codify the protections that were outlined […]
February 16, 2018

Philadelphia District Attorney Sues Big Pharma For Opioid Crisis

The post Philadelphia District Attorney Sues Big Pharma For Opioid Crisis appeared first on High Times. Larry Krasner has been in office as Philadelphia District Attorney for a little over a month. He has initiated some important changes in that short time. His most recent moves are aimed at fixing […]
February 16, 2018

Is New Jersey Favoring Decriminalizing Marijuana Over Legalization?

The post Is New Jersey Favoring Decriminalizing Marijuana Over Legalization? appeared first on High Times. As New Jersey continues to push for the legal cannabis, detractors of the plant continue to look for ways to stop the state from achieving its goal. While this will be somewhat of a tall […]
February 15, 2018

Kanye West Resolves Weed Use Lawsuit Against Insurance Company

The post Kanye West Resolves Weed Use Lawsuit Against Insurance Company appeared first on High Times. Despite his usual taste for the theatrics, Kanye West has largely flown under the radar in recent months. Other than wishing his wife a happy Valentine’s day, the Grammy-award winning rapper/producer has mostly stayed […]
February 15, 2018

Netflix’s Weed-Themed Sitcom ‘Disjointed’ Canceled

The post Netflix’s Weed-Themed Sitcom ‘Disjointed’ Canceled appeared first on High Times. While weed has slowly made its way into mainstream television, there has been an unfortunate casualty amongst cannabis-centric programming. The announcement that Netflix’s weed-themed sitcom Disjointed canceled after just one season just broke. ‘Disjointed’ Flames Out The series, […]
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