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June 19, 2018

Another Epileptic Child Granted License to Use Medical Cannabis in UK

The UK government has granted a license to use medical cannabis to another child with epilepsy. Alfie Dingley, a six-year-old from Kenilworth, England will now be able to use a medical marijuana therapy to treat his condition. The news comes after another UK boy, Billy Caldwell, received a similar license […]
June 19, 2018

Oklahoma Medical Marijuana Vote Is One Week Away

In just seven days, voters in Oklahoma will have the opportunity to decide in favor of providing much-needed medical marijuana access to patients. State Question 788 will appear on the June 26 ballot. Under this plan, physicians — not lawmakers — will have the final say on making health care […]
June 19, 2018

Maine Supreme Court: Workers’ Compensation Does Not Cover Medical Marijuana

Maine’s Supreme Court handed down a ruling today that the state’s workers’ compensation system does not cover the use of marijuana for medical purposes. The ruling is yet another instance where federal prohibition is creating problems for states with legal cannabis programs. Tuesday’s ruling stems from a workers’ compensation case […]
June 19, 2018

Chalice Festival Founder Sues Bureau of Cannabis Control After Permit Denial

The founder of one of the largest marijuana festivals announced a lawsuit against California’s cannabis regulatory agency on Tuesday after the massive Chalice Festival was denied a permit to hold a fully licensed event. The Chalice Festival, a three-day event that was scheduled to take place at the San Bernardino […]
June 19, 2018

Legislation To Protect Legal Consumption In Federal Housing Introduced

Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) has introduced legislation to protect state-lawful marijuana users from housing discrimination. Entitled the “Marijuana in Federally Assisted Housing Parity Act of 2018,”  the legislation includes protections for consumers in both medical and adult use states. It states, “A public housing agency or an owner of federally […]
June 19, 2018

High Times, Pot’s Most Established Brand, is Going Public

There’s big news on High Times’ march toward an initial public stock offering. Investors are now being offered a chance to buy a piece of Hightimes Media Corp. as part of a IPO equity crowdfunding campaign, under the SEC’s Regulation A+ (Reg A) process. The Reg A share price will […]
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