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Former FDA commissioner says feds need to regulate marijuana  POLITICO

It's time for the federal government to regulate marijuana sensibly so it can assess the medical value of a plant whose use has skyrocketed as states legalize or ...


Most vaping-related lung disease in Ohio linked to illegal marijuana vapes but medical marijuana program is taking caution

Hundreds of cases of a mysterious lung disease have led to more scrutiny on marijuana vaping products.


Israeli Hydroponic Company Claims Machine Grows Marijuana For You | Westword  Westword

For marijuana home-growers constantly on the go with travel and work, an Israeli hydroponic company says it has a machine that handles all the hard work for ...


D.C. approves law to allow licensed students to consume medical marijuana at school  Washington Post

D.C. lawmakers made it clear: Students are permitted to consume medical marijuana on school grounds. The D.C. Council passed emergency legislation ...


O'Rourke visits marijuana dispensary amid call for federal legalization  ABC News

Former Texas Rep. Beto O'Rourke visited a marijuana dispensary in Oakland, California, on Thursday and presented his sweeping legalization proposal, which ...


Marijuana Cases Difficult to Prosecute In Indiana From Here On Out  Forbes

Smokable hemp products are going to make it difficult for prohibition states like Indiana to prosecute misdemeanor marijuana offenses. Find out how.


US Awards $3M to Fill Gaps in Medical Marijuana Research  WTTW News

The U.S. government is spending $3 million to find out if marijuana can relieve pain, but none of the money will be used to study the part of the plant that gets ...


Vaping illnesses continue to spread as THC risks revive marijuana legalization debate

As the number of cases of lung illnesses associated with vaping continues to rise, advocates on both sides of the marijuana legalization debate have seized ...


Tampa leaders raise concerns over medical marijuana facility  ABC Action News

Council members and community members in an east Tampa neighborhood are raising concerns over a medical marijuana facility.


Craig could see second medical marijuana shop  Craig Daily Press

A new medical marijuana shop wants to open its doors in the old Silver Building on West Victory Way.


Beto O'Rourke proposes 'drug war justice grants' for marijuana offenders  POLITICO

Beto O'Rourke said Thursday that he wants the federal government to provide “Drug War Justice Grants” to people formerly incarcerated for nonviolent ...


Marijuana banking bill might have easier time passing Senate with these new hemp rules  McClatchy Washington Bureau

Measures making it easier for hemp growers to do business may be included in a bill to allow banks to conduct business with state-approved marijuana growers ...


Marijuana magazines having mixed results  New York Post

There has been no pot of gold for consumer publications in the cannabis market. High Times and Canadian-based Civilized are scrambling to pivot into other ...


As marijuana legalization nears, those who left crime behind hope to clear their records  Chicago Tribune

Driving downstate in 2010, Darius Ballinger was arrested with almost a pound of marijuana. He pleaded to a lesser felony, served jail time and was sentenced to ...


1,200 Marijuana Plants Seized in North Palm Springs Raid, 2 Men Arrested  KTLA Los Angeles

Investigators haul away about 1,200 marijuana plants after raiding an illegal grow site in North Palm Springs on Sept. 19, 2019. (Credit: Riverside County District ...


Proposal for on-site marijuana smoking licenses introduced, but alderman says it was a mistake and will be wit  Chicago Tribune

A chicago ordinance for on-site pot-smoking licenses was introduced -- inadvertently, says an aldermen, who says the proposal was merely a starting point for ...


Medical marijuana expansion, new hemp laws and legalization talk: A look at the panels at this N.J. cannabis industry event.

NJ Cannabis Insider's Oct. 2 event will feature panels focused on business, medicine, science, politics and more.


Psychedelics and Seniors: Can Drugs Such As Marijuana And Psilocybin Improve Their Quality Of Life?  Forbes

Is marijuana good for seniors? We don't know, and that's a problem.


Marijuana Documentary "Unprescribed" Shows Veterans Using Cannabis for Treatment  Miami New Times

The film features veterans who turned to cannabis to treat their PTSD when their pharmaceuticals failed.


Analysis | The Health 202: Vaping illnesses sparked the e-cig crackdown. But marijuana is likely to blame.  The Washington Post

Nearly all the patients reported using THC in their vape pens.


Coors, Lagunitas Enter Colorado Marijuana Drink Market | Westword  Westword

Coors Distributing Company, an arm of the Colorado brewing behemoth, announced September 18 that it would be dipping its toes in the hemp arena by ...


'This Ain't Your Mother's Marijuana.' Federal Health Officials Issue National Warning on Pot  TIME

(WASHINGTON) — Federal health officials issued a national warning Thursday against marijuana use by adolescents and pregnant women, as more states ...


Vermont town passes ordinance banning recreational marijuana  Chicago Tribune

A Vermont select board has passed an ordinance banning recreational marijuana sales.


There's No Connection Between Marijuana And Violence, Experts Say  Green Entrepreneur

Marijuana and violence have been getting connected in odd ways over the past month or so. A new book argues that there is a connection, and a famous TV ...


Senate Committee Blocks DC Marijuana Legalization While Advancing Hemp Regulations  Marijuana Moment

The Senate Appropriations Committee has again advanced a spending bill that includes a provision blocking Washington, D.C. from using its own local tax ...


Canna-biz: A closer look at the medical marijuana industry in the Capital City  WCTV

The cannabis business is booming in Florida. The state currently has 13 active licensed marijuana treatment centers, 150 dispensing locations, 250000 active ...


Village of Jerome passes marijuana retail tax

Village of Jerome officials passed a cannabis retail tax Thursday night. This will allow recreational marijuana to be sold in the village if the state of Illinois ...


Veto overridden on New Hampshire medical marijuana prescribing bill  WMUR Manchester

Medical marijuana will no longer need to have had the same doctor for three months before receiving prescriptions.


Support Grows For Marijuana Legalization Bill In Colombia  Marijuana Moment

Colombia's legislature will soon take up a bill to legalize and regulate the production and consumption of marijuana for adults. The legislation, which is being ...


California's cannabis black market has eclipsed its legal one  NBC News

California is still swimming in illegal marijuana as the black market, by one recent measure, is three times the size of the legal one.


Springfield to help pay off pensions with part of recreational marijuana tax money

Recreational marijuana is now legal in Springfield and how much money could it mean for the city's pensions funds? However, there are no definite numbers in ...


Marijuana Stock Canopy Growth Plunges After Analyst Warning  Motley Fool

Canopy Growth (NYSE:CGC) shed nearly 9% of its value on Thursday. The largest cannabis stock by market capitalization fell after Oppenheimer analyst ...


7th Marijuana ETF Debuts

Global X entered the marijuana space with the launch of its latest fund. It's undercutting many of its competitors.


Marijuana deliberations begin  Mount Desert Islander

SOUTHWEST HARBOR — As the state prepares to issue provisional licenses to marijuana businesses, residents and town officials are trying to learn what they.


Marijuana Banking Bill Gains Momentum With One Third Of Senate Now Signed On  Forbes

The most cannabis-friendly Congress in history is back from its August recess, and lawmakers are already making key moves to advance marijuana reform ...


Four marijuana applicants go before Brockton Planning Board  Enterprise News

Natural Agricultural Products, Green Stratis Corp., Green World LLC and Hye Corp. are set to appear before the Planning Board. BROCKTON – Four proposed ...


Why Marijuana Banking Won’t Stop Americans From Dying Due to Illegal Cannabis Vapes  Forbes

Congress may pass a marijuana banking bill in the near future, but it won't help solve the cannabis industry's biggest problem. Illegal vapes.


A city in Illinois has banned the sale of recreational marijuana

O'Fallon, Illinois' city council has had several meetings to talk about the sale of recreational cannabis.


New York student arrested in Russia over medicinal marijuana released, fined after time served: reports  Fox News

The New York City college student arrested in Russia for possession of medical marijuana was released from jail after being sentenced to time served and fined ...


Wall Street's first cannabis analyst names her top US marijuana stocks  Yahoo Finance

Cowen analyst Vivian Azer just crowned a new U.S. cannabis company with her strongest conviction Outperform.

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