After four-year battle, family rejoices over access to medical marijuana

After four-year battle, family rejoices over access to medical marijuana

Original Article at http://www.post-gazette.com/business/healthcare-business/2017/12/08/medical-marijuana-Pennsylvania-certification-Briggs-epilepsy-seizures/stories/201712080055
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WeedMD Added to Benchmark Index for Medical Marijuana ETF

TORONTO, Dec. 08, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- WeedMD Inc. (TSX-V:WMD) (“WeedMD” or the “Company”), a federally-licensed producer and distributor of medical cannabis, announces its...
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UPDATE – NetworkNewsWire Announces Publication featuring Advances in Cannabinoid Products and Therapies for Pain...

NEW YORK, Dec. 08, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- NetworkNewsWire ("NNW"), a multifaceted financial news and publishing company, today announces the publication of an editorial...
Ohio medical marijuana consultant’s felony record sparks a row: Editorial Board Roundtable

Ohio medical marijuana consultant’s felony record sparks a row: Editorial Board Roundtable

Should the Ohio Department of Commerce freeze and review the grading of Ohio's lucrative medical marijuana licenses after it was revealed that one of...
Man due in court this morning over €1

Man due in court this morning over €1.6 million cannabis seizure in Dublin

Article originally found at http://www.thejournal.ie/man-court-cannabis-dublin-3739158-Dec2017/

NJ marijuana legalization: When will weed be legalized?

CLOSE New Jersey Gov.-elect Phil Murphy has pledged to sign a marijuana legalization bill within his 100 days in office. Mike Davis Marijuana could...
Old drug conviction puts Maine marijuana expert on the defensive

Old drug conviction puts Maine marijuana expert on the defensive

A 2005 felony drug conviction is coming back to haunt an emerging figure in Maine’s marijuana industry and threaten his consulting gig in Ohio. But...
Medical marijuana burglar sent to prison

Medical marijuana burglar sent to prison

A Klamath Falls man has been sentenced to prison after violating his probation by breaking into a medical marijuana grow facility. Andrew Myles...
Justice Department interns confronted Jeff Sessions over police brutality, gun control, and marijuana

Justice Department interns confronted Jeff Sessions over police brutality, gun control, and marijuana

Attorney General Jeff Sessions. Associated Press/Carolyn Kaster Justice Department interns posed tough questions to Attorney General Jeff Sessions during an event over the summer, newly...
Dispensaries, patients anticipate future of medical marijuana in Texas

Dispensaries, patients anticipate future of medical marijuana in Texas

When their daughter, Catherine, was diagnosed with intractable epilepsy at three years old, Terri Carriker and her husband were desperate to find something that...
Lab tests find mold on medical marijuana sold in Phoenix; ‘It should be pulled off the shelf’

Lab tests find mold on medical marijuana sold in Phoenix; ‘It should be pulled...

(CBS 5 INVESTIGATES) -Independent test results found mold on medical marijuana sold in the Valley that would not meet standards in some other states. Unlike...
CSU researcher examining effects of dabbing marijuana on driving ability using iPod touch

CSU researcher examining effects of dabbing marijuana on driving ability using iPod touch

First study of effect of dabbing marijuana concentrate on motor function and reaction time By Sam Lounsberry Reporter-Herald Staff Writer A research assistant demonstrates how an iPod...
Cannabis Christmas calendar demand overwhelms one-woman pot shop

Cannabis Christmas calendar demand overwhelms one-woman pot shop

Lorilee Fedler, owner of Coast to Coast Medicinals, is pictured with her cannabis Christmas calendars in Vancouver on Saturday, Nov. 25, 2017. BEN NELMS...
Sessions spars with interns over marijuana policy, police brutality

Sessions spars with interns over marijuana policy, police brutality

Newly released video shows Attorney General Jeff Sessions trading verbal jabs with Justice Department interns over marijuana policy and police brutality during a private...
Sonoma City Council upholds cannabis moratoriums on cultivation, selling

Sonoma City Council upholds cannabis moratoriums on cultivation, selling

The City of Sonoma tightened its clip on marijuana this week, when the City Council voted unanimously to extend its moratoriums on cannabis cultivation...
Sonoma City Council upholds cannabis ban

Sonoma City Council upholds cannabis ban

The City of Sonoma tightened its clip on marijuana this week, when the City Council voted unanimously to extend its moratoriums on cannabis cultivation...
Over 3000 pounds of marijuana seized in Humboldt County

Over 3000 pounds of marijuana seized in Humboldt County

On Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017, the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office’s Drug Enforcement Unit (DEU) assisted the California Department of Fish and Wildlife, State Water...
SLO finally set to tackle marijuana, but will it allow stores downtown?

SLO finally set to tackle marijuana, but will it allow stores downtown?

As the recreational marijuana industry blossoms statewide on Jan. 1, the city of San Luis Obispo will at last take up the issue of...
Devoted cannabis activist who helped patients long before Washington legalized has died

Devoted cannabis activist who helped patients long before Washington legalized has died

Published: Dec 7, 2017, 7:32 pm • Updated: Dec 7, 2017, 7:32 pm By Gene Johnson, The Associated Press SEATTLE — JoAnna McKee, a pioneering medical...
Medicinal cannabis oil arrives in NZ

Medicinal cannabis oil arrives in NZ

The arrival of a new, cheaper medicinal cannabis product in New Zealand is good news for patients but will still be prohibitively expensive for...
Longtime Washington State Medical Marijuana Activist Dies

Longtime Washington State Medical Marijuana Activist Dies

Original Article at https://www.usnews.com/news/best-states/washington/articles/2017-12-07/longtime-medical-marijuana-activist-joanna-mckee-dies

Legal Marijuana Tied To Opioid Death Reductions, Federal Health Official Says

A bipartisan group of members of Congress is pushing the Trump administration to consider medical marijuana as a safer alternative to opioids. “As you know,...
Lawmakers Press Trump Health Official On Marijuana As Opioid Alternative

Lawmakers Press Trump Health Official On Marijuana As Opioid Alternative

A bipartisan group of members of Congress is pushing the Trump administration to consider medical marijuana as a safer alternative to opioids. “As you know,...
JoAnna McKee, Co-Founder of Seattle’s First Cannabis Co-op, Dies at 74

JoAnna McKee, Co-Founder of Seattle’s First Cannabis Co-op, Dies at 74

SEATTLE (AP) — JoAnna McKee, a pioneering medical marijuana activist in Washington state, has died at age 74. Longtime friend Dale Rogers says McKee...
What Happened When I Went to a Secretive Cannabis Supper Club

What Happened When I Went to a Secretive Cannabis Supper Club

Think back to the first time you ever ate a pot brownie—it was probably crazy-strong, and you were convinced the couch had permanently suction-cupped...
Longtime Medical Marijuana Activist Dies

Longtime Medical Marijuana Activist Dies

| Dec 7, 2017 @ 3:20 PM SEATTLE (AP) – JoAnna McKee, a pioneering medical marijuana activist in Washington state, has died at age...
Shutdown Averted, but Medical Marijuana Protections Still at Risk

Shutdown Averted, but Medical Marijuana Protections Still at Risk

Update: Late Thursday afternoon, the House passed a continuing resolution that funded the federal government through Dec. 22. An hour later, the Senate approved...
Benicia City Council votes against cannabis dispensaries downtown

Benicia City Council votes against cannabis dispensaries downtown

BENICIA, Calif. (BCN) - The Benicia City Council has voted against allowing cannabis dispensaries in the downtown area. The council heard extensive public comment on the...
Opposition to marijuana ballot proposal points to medical concerns, inflated revenue estimates

Opposition to marijuana ballot proposal points to medical concerns, inflated revenue estimates

Stateside's conversation with Scott Greenlee, president of Healthy and Productive Michigan. Earlier this month, supporters of the push to make marijuana legal in Michigan...
Jeff Sessions Faces Tough Cannabis Questions—From DOJ Interns

Jeff Sessions Faces Tough Cannabis Questions—From DOJ Interns

ABC News just released a video of Attorney General Jeff Sessions good-naturedly sparring with Justice Department interns, and responding to questions about his outdated...