legal marijuana

July 26, 2017

Massachusetts Bans Firing Employees for Medical Marijuana Use

Massachusetts medical marijuana users got a big win this week. On Monday the state’s highest court finally passed their ruling on a controversial issue–companies firing their employees for marijuana use, even when they had been prescribed medical marijuana from their doctor. The verdict? Employers cannot fire anyone with a legal […]
July 9, 2017

NY Veterans, Medical Marijuana, and Cuomo

We know–the title of this blog sounds like the beginning of a bar joke, but this week, each of these groups collided over NY’s handling of medical marijuana. New York veterans have started pushing Gov. Andrew Cuomo to expand medical marijuana prescription coverage to those that suffer from post-traumatic stress […]
June 4, 2017

How Florida Medical Marijuana Is Forging Ahead (Without Legislatures)

Last year Floridians voted to have medical marijuana in their state. And what’s happened since? Nothing. Florida legislature failed to come up with a deal on how they would approach medical marijuana in the state, stalling any action and causing many Floridians to wonder when a measure they voted for […]
February 19, 2017

The Risks of Working in the Cannabis Industry

Yesterday we posted an item from Growers Underground about how Big Mike was persecuted seemingly because he worked in the cannabis industry. It generated a lot of comments, and it made us realize that rarely do we talk about the stigma of working in the cannabis field. It’s easy to […]
January 13, 2017

Doctors Help to Widen Medical Marijuana Access

Last week we reported on several cases where health insurance companies were denying access to medical marijuana for many of their patients suffering from mental illness. We discussed this as a demonstration of some of the bigger obstacles to people still getting access to medical marijuana. However, that’s only one […]
November 20, 2016

How Medical Marijuana Can Increase Your Metabolism

There’s always the stereotype–someone high on pot, going throughout their house, gobbling up any food they can find. And yes, one of the side effects of medical marijuana can be hunger. But surprisingly, marijuana has actually been found to increase your metabolism despite this stereotype. How is that possible? Recently, […]