House Committee Votes To Allow Researchers To Use State-Legal Cannabis

A House of Representatives committee voted on Wednesday to approve a bill that would allow researchers to conduct studies using marijuana produced in compliance with regulations in states with legal cannabis. The vote marks the first time a congressional committee has approved a measure to allow scientists to use marijuana…

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First Alaska retail pot shops get OK to allow on-site use

JUNEAU, Alaska — The first marijuana shops in Alaska where customers can partake on-site have gotten approval, putting them on the leading edge nationally. Visions for the spaces range from a living room feel to a brewery-style tasting room with a TV to watch football games. Zoning and ventilation requirements…

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It’s 2019: Should You Allow Your Employees to Get High at Work?

It’s 2019: Should You Allow Your Employees to Get High at Work? Today, there are 33 states that have allowed cannabis to be used medicinally with 10 more states who have approved recreational cannabis. With such widespread use of cannabis, and acceptance growing stronger each day, the line between…

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Pennsylvania medical marijuana program to allow sale of flower, expand list of qualifying conditions

HARRISBURG, Pa. — Patients in Pennsylvania’s medical marijuana program should be able to obtain the drug in dry leaf or flower form for vaporization by sometime this summer, the Wolf administration announced Monday. Health Secretary Dr. Rachel Levine said she was accepting that and other recommendations made recently by an…

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Amendment to allow Colorado schools to administer medical marijuana passes House, heads to Senate

DENVER — The Colorado House overwhelmingly passed an amendment that would allow school officials to administer medical marijuana to students. Quintin’s Amendment, named for 9-year-old Quintin Lovato, of Gypsum, passed with 48-16, Thursday morning, April 12. “I’ve never seen Quintin smile so much as he did this morning when I…

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Pennsylvania medical marijuana program may allow sale of flower, expand list of qualifying conditions

HARRISBURG, Pa. — A state medical marijuana board recommended Monday that Pennsylvania allow the sale of marijuana in dry leaf form, in theory to allow users to vaporize and inhale it, and expand the kinds of medical conditions it can be used to treat, including cancer remission therapy. The Medical…

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Colorado could allow people — including kids — with autism to use medical marijuana

In a clash of deeply felt testimony, parents in tears pleaded with Colorado lawmakers on Friday to pass a bill allowing their children with autism to use medical marijuana as a treatment. “I’m begging you to approve this bill,” said Jamie Kropp, whose son, Kolt, has autism. Psychiatrists and the…

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Third-grader leading Colorado measure to allow schools to administer medical marijuana

GYPSUM — Nine-year-old Quintin Lovato loves baseball. He wants to enjoy life normally, but his medical conditions are hurdles that he sometimes cannot get over without help. Quintin, a third-grader from Gypsum, is living with epilepsy and Tourette’s syndrome. That means his family is, too. Related Articles The family found…

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