California bill to protect recreational marijuana industry and users from federal crackdown moves ahead

Published: Apr 19, 2017, 4:50 pm • Updated: Apr 19, 2017, 4:54 pm By Katy Murphy, Bay Area News Group California is considering another step to protect its interests — specifically, its weed — from Washington meddling. The proposal — the first of its kind in the nation — would…

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Colorado Moves to Limit Plant Count for Medical Grows from 99 to 16

Colorado is a step closer to curbing the plant count for medical patients that are allowed to grow for their own needs with a state bill that would bring the home allowance of 99 plants – down to 16 plants. The House of Representatives in Colorado recently gave their preliminary approval for…

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Georgia moves forward on decriminalizing small amounts of marijuana, expanding medical cannabis

Published: Feb 28, 2017, 11:53 am • Updated: Feb 28, 2017, 11:53 am By The Associated Press ATLANTA — A Senate panel in the Georgia General Assembly has approved legislation that would reduce the punishment for possessing small amounts of marijuana. The Senate Judiciary Committee voted Monday to advance the…

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Hawaii Medical Marijuana Moves Forward with Cultivator Licenses

Hawaii medical marijuana moves forward with cultivator licenses as the state just named it’s third cannabis cultivator, Manoa Botanicals. The company got the green light from officials to begin growing the plant in their production center on Oahu. That means the state of Hawaii says they can obtain seeds, and grow…

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Israel Moves to Allow Export of Medical Marijuana

Israel is known for it’s medical marijuana research and may finally be allowed to export the plant, if some Israeli lawmakers have their way. The Israeli Ministerial Committee on Legalization gave the initial green light for the export of medical marijuana this past Sunday. According to the Reuters report, the…

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Cannabis For Cerebral Palsy Moves Forward With Science

Cannabis for Cerebral Palsy Cerebral palsy is an incurable disorder affecting the areas of the brain that are responsible for movement, muscle tone, and posture. Typically, symptoms of cerebral palsy manifest themselves before 3 years old afterwhich the condition eventually leads to other symptoms, making it more difficult for patients…

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Congress Moves To Reschedule Marijuana After Jeffrey Sessions Tells Them To Change The Law If They Don’t Like It

Congress Moves To Reschedule Marijuana After Jeffrey Sessions Tells Them To Change The Law If They Don’t Like It As the country moves toward a federal marijuana program, Republican Virginia Rep. Griffith H. Morgan has introduced bill H.R. 715, also known as the Compassionate Care Act, on on January 27th,…

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Utah bill allowing universities to study medical marijuana moves forward

Published: Jan 31, 2017, 6:50 am • Updated: Jan 31, 2017, 6:50 am By The Associated Press SALT LAKE CITY — A Utah proposal that would allow universities to study medical marijuana has cleared its first committee meeting. Members of a House health and human services committee voted unanimously Monday…

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Mexico moves closer to medical marijuana with overwhelming Senate approval

Published: Dec 14, 2016, 6:31 pm • Updated: Dec 14, 2016, 6:34 pm By Peter Orsi, The Associated Press MEXICO CITY — The Senate on Tuesday overwhelmingly passed a bill approving the use of marijuana for medicinal purposes, the latest in a series of legal changes and court rulings that…

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