UK Government Legalizes Medical Marijuana Nationally

UK Government Legalizes Medical Marijuana Nationally  In a landmark move, the United Kingdom government has just announced that specialist doctors can now issue prescriptions for cannabis-based treatments. UK Home Secretary Sajid Javid made the announcement after parents of children with epilepsy raised concerns. During the last summer, Javid made the…

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Illinois Legalizes Medical Marijuana as an Opioid Alternative

Illinois Legalizes MMJ As An Opioid Alternative This week saw a landmark milestone for Illinois, which is now the 4th state where cannabis can legally be prescribed by physicians as an opioid substitute. Illinois joins the ranks of New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania in doing so. Senate Bill 336…

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The Robot Cannabis Growers Could Take Your Dream Job Before Your State Even Legalizes Marijuana

Robot Cannabis Growers could take your dream job before it’s even legal in your state! Many stoner’s dream of working within the cannabis industry. I have written several articles on how you can do just that, however…you might need to increase your time-frame before the robots take over! While this…

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After 80-Year Prohibition, US Senate Finally Legalizes Hemp

After 80-Year Prohibition, US Senate Finally Legalizes Hemp The US Senate has just passed a bill that would legalize hemp as an agricultural commodity, according to reports from the United Press International (UPI). The measure is part of the Farm Bill, supported by Mitch McConnell, Senate Republican leader. “I have…

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Trump Signs A Bill That Legalizes MMJ For Terminally Ill, Now What For Cannabis?

Trump Signs A Bill That Legalizes MMJ For Terminally Ill, Now What For Cannabis? President Trump is set to sign a bill, called the “Right To Try”, which would legalize medications that may be life-saving for terminally ill patients even if they haven’t completed the FDA approval process. Once signed,…

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Peru’s conservative leadership legalizes medical marijuana

Published: Oct 20, 2017, 7:03 pm • Updated: Oct 20, 2017, 7:03 pm By The Associated Press LIMA, Peru — Peru has become the latest country in Latin America to allow the medicinal use of marijuana. The nation’s conservative congress voted 67-5 late Thursday to approve legislation allowing the drug…

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The Industrial Hemp Farming Act is back — is this the year Congress legalizes the crop?

Published: Aug 15, 2017, 11:22 am • Updated: Aug 15, 2017, 11:54 am By Bruce Kennedy, The Cannabist Staff These are times of cautious but rising optimism for supporters of industrial hemp. Since 1970, all forms of Cannabis sativa L., including hemp, have been classified as a Schedule I drug…

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