Challenge to Florida ban on smokable medical marijuana gets May trial date

Published: Mar 5, 2018, 1:37 pm • Updated: Mar 5, 2018, 1:37 pm By The Associated Press TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — A hearing on Florida banning smokable forms of medical marijuana will be heard by a circuit court judge in May. Leon County Judge Karen Gievers will hold a non-jury trial…

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Elderly couple busted in Nebraska for marijuana Christmas presents trial scheduled

Published: Feb 13, 2018, 10:58 am • Updated: Feb 13, 2018, 10:58 am By The Associated Press YORK, Neb. (AP) — A trial on drug charges has been scheduled for a California couple who have said the marijuana they are accused of hauling through Nebraska was intended for Christmas gifts.…

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60-year-old woman acquitted at Colorado trial over marijuana plant limits

Published: Nov 30, 2017, 8:12 am • Updated: Nov 30, 2017, 8:47 am By The Associated Press GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. — A 60-year-old Colorado woman arrested in 2013 for having more than 30 pounds (13 kilograms) of marijuana in her basement has been acquitted at trial. The Daily Sentinel reported…

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With DEA digging in its heels on “marijuana extracts,” legality of CBD oil on trial in federal courts

Published: Jul 5, 2017, 8:18 am • Updated: Jul 5, 2017, 8:43 am By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff Cannabidiol is a non-psychoactive cannabis compound touted for its medicinal promise — but marijuana- and hemp-derived extracts rich in CBD and low in intoxicating THC are facing a future yet to…

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S.D. Sioux tribe’s cannabis resort consultant faces trial on drug charges

Published: May 18, 2017, 7:58 am • Updated: May 18, 2017, 1:36 pm By James Nord, The Associated Press PIERRE, S.D. — Roughly two years after an American Indian tribe began an ambitious push to open the nation’s first marijuana resort in South Dakota, a consultant who helped pursue the…

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US Veterans Enroll in First Trial of Marijuana for Chronic PTSD

I received a press release from one of my favorite organizations, Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies (MAPS). I was excited to learn that U.S. Veterans have a chance to enroll in the first trial of marijuana for chronic PTSD (post traumatic stress syndrome). In my time as an activist I…

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The First Clinical Trial Of Marijuana For Chemotherapy Starts

The First Clinical Trial of Marijuana for Chemotherapy Starts The use of medical marijuana continues to grow with time and now, the New South Wales (NSW) government is funding a clinical trial to test the safety and efficacy of marijuana on the side effects prompted by chemotherapy. This will be…

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