Missouri committee rejects medical marijuana bill

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri House committee has rejected a bill meant to give terminally ill patients access to medical marijuana. The Columbia Missourian reports that Republican Rep. Jim Neely’s bill failed to make it out of the Legislative Oversight Committee on Wednesday. Related Articles New Approach Missouri is…

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Connecticut committee rejects one marijuana legalization bill — four more remain on the table

Published: Mar 20, 2018, 5:25 pm • Updated: Mar 20, 2018, 5:25 pm By The Associated Press HARTFORD, Conn. — A bill that would legalize marijuana and allow recreation sales failed to pass a state legal committee. The Connecticut Post reports the state’s general law committee voted down the bill…

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Arkansas judge rejects bid to quash medical marijuana license lawsuit

Published: Mar 16, 2018, 1:22 pm • Updated: Mar 16, 2018, 1:22 pm By The Associated Press LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — An Arkansas judge who blocked the state from issuing its first licenses to grow medical marijuana has rejected an effort to dismiss a lawsuit challenging the state’s application process…

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New Mexico Health Sec rejects medical marijuana for opiate addiction, citing lack of scientific evidence

Published: Jun 16, 2017, 7:26 am • Updated: Jun 16, 2017, 7:32 am By The Associated Press ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — New Mexico’s top health official has rejected state Medical Cannabis Advisory Board recommendations to add opiate dependence and Alzheimer’s disease to the list of conditions that qualify a person to…

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Alaska marijuana board rejects onsite use at retail shops

Published: Feb 2, 2017, 4:30 pm • Updated: Feb 2, 2017, 5:45 pm By Becky Bohrer and Mark Thiessen, Associated Press JUNEAU, Alaska — Marijuana regulators in Alaska on Thursday narrowly rejected a proposal that would have made the state the first in the nation to allow marijuana consumers to…

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Weed belief: Supreme Court rejects church’s appeal over marijuana laws

Published: Nov 28, 2016, 9:09 am • Updated: Nov 28, 2016, 9:09 am By The Associated Press WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court won’t take up an appeal from a Native American church in Hawaii that wants to be exempt from federal marijuana laws. The justice on Monday let stand a…

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One down, two to go: Court rejects challenge to Arkansas medical marijuana plan

Published: Sep 22, 2016, 11:22 am • Updated: Sep 22, 2016, 11:22 am By Andrew Demillo, The Associated Press LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — The Arkansas Supreme Court on Thursday rejected an attempt to block votes from being counted on an effort to legalize medical marijuana in the state, but two…

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United States Supreme Court Rejects Case Involving Life Sentence For Marijuana

No one should ever be locked in a cage because of marijuana. Not one day, and sure as hell not a life sentence. Yet, sadly, that is what is happening to people at this very moment. Marijuana opponents are always quick to say, ‘Yes, there are people in prison for…

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Marijuana TV Commercial Airs In Eugene And Medford After Portland Rejects It

I think that it is well known that Portland, Oregon is one of, if not the, most liberal city in America. Virtually everything is tolerated there, and in many ways Portland is a leader in marijuana culture and in the marijuana industry. The late great Jack Herer owned a headshop (which…

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