NJ court orders state to review marijuana’s Schedule I status, given “abundant” medical benefits

Published: Nov 1, 2017, 7:54 am • Updated: Nov 1, 2017, 1:04 pm By The Associated Press TRENTON, N.J. — An appeals court has ruled that New Jersey must reconsider marijuana’s legal classification because of its health benefits. NJ.com reports an appellate court ruled on Tuesday the Division of Consumer…

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Why Is Ecstasy Being Given Priority Over Cannabis For Vets With PTSD?

Why Is Ecstasy Being Given Priority Over Cannabis For Vets With PTSD? In more news on legalization and medicine, filed under the WTF category: we learn that an Arizona research project with the intention of providing more information on the therapeutic benefits of cannabis for vets is being pushed back…

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$3.8 Million Federal Grant Given To Study Cannabis and Opiod Addiction

Federal Grant Permits Research On Effect Of Cannabis To Opioid Problem This week saw the National Institute of Health (NIH) receiving a federal grant of $ 3.8 million that will allow researchers to analyze the impact of medical cannabis on opioid use. The study, which will take five years, will…

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Is GMO weed inevitable, given Big Ag’s entry into the cannabis industry?

Published: May 15, 2017, 12:06 pm • Updated: May 15, 2017, 12:06 pm By Will Houston, Eureka Times-Standard Genetically modified marijuana is a term that may strike fear into the cannabis farms in the hills of Humboldt County, conjuring visions of large agricultural companies like Monsanto entering the commercial market…

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Should You Boycott Publix Over $800,000 Given To Stopping Medical Marijuana?

Should You Boycott Publix Because The Founder’s Daughter Gave $ 800,000 To Fight Marijuana Legalization? As the political tides turn in the efforts to legal marijuana, an interesting question has been brought up in the state of Florida and it entails most people’s favorite super market.  Publix, a very popular…

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DPA Requests Sentencing Reprieve For Man Given 13-Year Prison Sentence For Two Marijuana Joints

The Drug Policy Alliance formally requested the Louisiana Governor today to grant Bernard Noble a gubernatorial reprieve and release Mr. Noble from prison, where he has served more than four years behind bars having been sentenced to a term of 13.3 years of hard labor without the opportunity for parole…

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