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.

September 28, 2020

The Winners of The Cannabis Cup Illinois: People’s Choice Edition 2020

Congratulations to all who participated! This article originally appears: The Winners of The Cannabis Cup Illinois: People’s Choice Edition 2020
September 25, 2020

Michigan May Be The Next State To Clear Cannabis Convictions

If the bill is signed, thousands of Michigan residents could see immense benefits. This article originally appears: Michigan May Be The Next State To Clear Cannabis Convictions
September 25, 2020

New Jersey: Lawmakers Approve Telemedicine for Medical Cannabis Authorizations

However, unless the patient is a child, developmentally disabled, terminally ill, receiving hospice care, or housebound, the patient must have had at least one previous in-person visit with the recommending physician. The post New Jersey: Lawmakers Approve Telemedicine for Medical Cannabis Authorizations appeared first on NORML. This […]
September 25, 2020

A Founder Looks at 50: The Rick Steves Advice for Surviving the Pandemic

Rick was both a principal sponsor and a major financial supporter of the successful Washington state marijuana legalization initiative approved by the voters of his state in 2012, making Washington, along with Colorado, the first two states to end criminal prohibition and replace it with a legal regulated system. The […]
September 25, 2020

Michigan: Lawmakers Approve Marijuana Expungement Legislation

HB 4982 explicitly permits those convicted of one or more misdemeanor marijuana offenses to file a petition with the court to have their criminal record set aside. The post Michigan: Lawmakers Approve Marijuana Expungement Legislation appeared first on NORML. This article originally appears: Michigan: Lawmakers Approve Marijuana […]
September 24, 2020

Navajo Nation Leaders Shut Down Alleged Hemp Cultivation On Tribal Land

Both hemp and marijuana are forbidden on Navajo land. This article originally appears: Navajo Nation Leaders Shut Down Alleged Hemp Cultivation On Tribal Land
September 24, 2020

Cash No Longer Necessary for Utah Cannabis Patients

A new app will enable Utah’s medical cannabis patients to pay for their meds without cash. This article originally appears: Cash No Longer Necessary for Utah Cannabis Patients
September 24, 2020

New App, Mindleap, Aims To Revolutionize Psychedelic Use And Wellness

A new app connects mental health professionals with people using psychedelics. This article originally appears: New App, Mindleap, Aims To Revolutionize Psychedelic Use And Wellness
September 24, 2020

Petition Pushes for National Medical Cannabis Insurance For Canadians

Can Canadians soon have cannabis covered by insurance? This article originally appears: Petition Pushes for National Medical Cannabis Insurance For Canadians
September 24, 2020

Study: Use of Cannabis Long-Term Not Associated with Cognitive Differences in Older Adults

“In this sample of individuals with neuropathic pain, no significant differences were found in cognitive performance between non-MC [medical cannabis] licensed and licensed patients.” The post Study: Use of Cannabis Long-Term Not Associated with Cognitive Differences in Older Adults appeared first on NORML. This article originally appears: […]
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