Could Medical Cannabis Be a Treatment Option for Hearing Problems?

Hearing loss is something that affects many people, especially as they start to reach their senior years. Whether caused by age, damage, disease or some combination of the three, hearing problems like tinnitus continue to plague many. This can lessen the enjoyment of your golden years. Medical cannabis is growing…

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Sweet Leaf Marijuana Centers should be stripped of licenses after illegal sales scheme, hearing officer rules

The Sweet Leaf dispensary chain, shut down in December after a police sting, was a criminal enterprise that pocketed millions from an illicit “looping” scheme that allowed customers to purchase the maximum amount of marijuana multiple times in a day, a municipal hearing officer ruled.As a result, Sweet Leaf Marijuana…

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New Jersey Assembly weighs marijuana legalization during day-long hearing

Published: Mar 5, 2018, 5:28 pm • Updated: Mar 5, 2018, 5:31 pm By Michael Catalini, Associated Press TRENTON, N.J. — New Jersey’s Democratic-led Assembly on Monday waded into the debate over marijuana legalization, drawing hours of testimony both for and against making it available. The Assembly Oversight Committee held…

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Second judge agrees Denver can’t ban drug users from parks without hearing

Published: Oct 27, 2017, 10:25 am • Updated: Oct 27, 2017, 10:25 am By Tom McGhee, The Denver Post A second judge ruled this week that the Denver Parks and Recreation’s temporary ban of drug users from parks violates the right to due process. District Court Judge William D. Robbins…

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While hearing case, Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan waxes nostalgic about weed at parties

Published: Oct 4, 2017, 3:02 pm • Updated: Oct 4, 2017, 3:02 pm By The Associated Press WASHINGTON — A late-night party that turned a vacant Washington home into a busy strip club was at the center of a Supreme Court argument Wednesday, prompting the justices to discuss strippers, marijuana…

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Hearing officer considers Denver 4/20 organizer’s appeal regarding 3-year ban

Published: Sep 19, 2017, 2:05 pm • Updated: Sep 19, 2017, 4:47 pm By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff Whether the man behind Denver’s recent 4/20 rally will get another go at the marijuana-centric event will soon rest in the hands of an administrative hearing officer. Event organizer Miguel Lopez…

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Jeff Sessions non-committal on marijuana at AG confirmation hearing

Published: Jan 10, 2017, 3:04 pm • Updated: Jan 10, 2017, 6:33 pm By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff Under U.S. law, marijuana possession and distribution is illegal, but just how Sen. Jeff Sessions would enforce that law as the nation’s attorney general was not immediately clear Tuesday when the…

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Marijuana advocates mobilizing in advance of Sessions confirmation hearing

Published: Jan 6, 2017, 5:21 pm • Updated: Jan 6, 2017, 5:21 pm By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff Marijuana legalization activists are organizing a national “Day of Action” on Monday to protest the potential confirmation of Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions as the nation’s attorney general. Sessions, a 70-year-old Republican…

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U.S. Senate Subcommittee to Hold Hearing Today on Researching Marijuana’s Potential Medical Benefits and Risks

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime and Terrorism is scheduled to hold a hearing Wednesday on “Researching the Potential Medical Benefits and Risks of Marijuana.”  Testimony will be heard from Sens. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) and Cory Booker (D-NJ), who are original co-sponsors of medical marijuana legislation introduced last year…

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