Medical 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 30, 2017

Medical Marijuana Refugees

Early this week we posted a story about a little girl named Addyson Benton, whose family moved to Colorado specifically because their daughter needed medical marijuana treatment and could not get it in her home state of Ohio. This past week, with the advent of Ohio’s new medical marijuana legislation, […]
June 15, 2017

Can Medical Marijuana Kill Tumors?

Yes, this title isn’t just a hypothetical. Earlier this week scientists discovered a link between medical marijuana and the elimination of cancerous tumors. Reported at MensHealth.com ( in addition to many other outlets), these scientists found that using medical marijuana in conjunction with chemotherapy drugs actually INCREASED the effectiveness of […]
May 29, 2017

Is Your Grandma Growing Pot?

The New York Times ran one heck of a story this week covering the growing trend of grandparents getting into the medical marijuana industry. How so? Well, it turns out (and likely to no surprise of people who work in the industry) medical marijuana tends to be very popular with […]
May 17, 2017

A Warning Shot Against Medical Marijuana?

This week, Jeff Sessions fired what could be considered a warning shot against medical marijuana. What did he do? He ordered prosecutors to go after charges against drug traffickers that would carry the harshest penalties. In addition, he made special mention of minimum sentencing, signaling an end to the Obama-era, […]