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.

November 13, 2019

Basketball Player Dion Waiters Suspended For Weed, Refuses to Snitch On Source

NBA guard Dion Waiters of the Miami Heat has been suspended for using weed gummies after he suffered a panic attack on a flight from Phoenix to Los Angeles. And, according to sources, he’s remaining tight-lipped about the source of his stash, who is reportedly another player from the Heat. […]
November 13, 2019

Did Elon Musk Smoke The Most Expensive Blunt of All Time?

According to a new report on SpaceX’s safety review following Elon Musk hitting a blunt on Joe Rogan’s podcast, it may have been the most expensive blunt of all time! Politico national security reporter Jacqueline Feldscher dug up some contracting records revealing that NASA ended up paying SpaceX $5 Million […]
November 12, 2019

Cannabis Control Commission Plans To Quarantine Vaping Devices

At 12:01 p.m. on November 12, Massachusetts’ emergency ban on medical cannabis vaping products expired. But in its place, the state’s Cannabis Control Commission immediately instituted a quarantine of all medical marijuana vaping devices and products, with the exception of devices that vape flower. Officials with the Cannabis Control Commission […]
November 12, 2019

Neil Young Says His U.S. Dual Citizenship Is In Jeopardy Because He Uses Cannabis

Rock icon Neil Young said on Friday that his bid to become a U.S. citizen is in jeopardy because he was honest with immigration authorities about his cannabis use. Young is a Canadian citizen but has lived in the United States for decades. In a statement posted to his website […]
November 12, 2019

DEA Says Kentucky Has The Most Illicit Cannabis Plants Per Capita In The Country

One of the 17 states that has yet to legalize recreational or medicinal marijuana is the site of some of the most Drug Enforcement Administration raids in the country. Last year, DEA officials seized and destroyed 418,076 cannabis plants in Kentucky. But where Kentucky really stood out was the proportion […]
November 12, 2019

National Health Service In England And Wales Green-Lights Cannabis-Based Medicine

Cannabis-based medical treatments will soon be available within the National Health Service in both England and Wales following a landmark decision this week. In the guidelines published Monday, the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence outlined the circumstances under which such treatment would be appropriate, including childhood epilepsy, multiple […]
November 12, 2019

Doctors Perform Double Lung Transplant On Patient With Vaping Illness

Doctors at Henry Ford Health System say they just completed the first-ever double lung transplant on a patient suffering from vaping-related lung injuries. While the operation is a breakthrough, many health experts are also using it to warn the public about the potential dangers of vaping. Recently, the U.S. and […]
November 12, 2019

Pennsylvania: Medical Marijuana Patients Protest for Better Protections, Lower Prices

Lehigh Valley NORML, and medical cannabis patients from across Pennsylvania, will hold the second in a series of monthly protests at the Department of Health (PaDOH) headquarters on Forster St. “Patients First: Fixing Medical Marijuana in PA” will commence on Wednesday November 13, 2019 from 08:30 AM-5:00 PM. These events […]
November 11, 2019

New Jersey Man Sues Amazon For Firing Him Over Medical Marijuana Use

A New Jersey man filed a lawsuit in October against his employer Amazon for allegedly firing him after not advising his superiors of his medical marijuana treatment. The man, who has been publicly identified only as D.J.C., failed a random drug test in July, and was put on temporary paid […]
November 11, 2019

Alabama Commission Discusses Draft Of Medical Marijuana Bill

For the last three months, the commission appointed to determine whether medical marijuana is right for Alabama has held public hearings and heard testimony. Now, the panel might have something to show for it: actual legislation. Tim Melson, a Republican state senator who serves as chair of the Alabama Medical […]
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