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The featured image is courtesy of GrowforVets.org, a cause Cannabis Health supports.   As we pay tribute to the soldiers who gave the ultimate sacrifice for our country, I can’t think of a better way to honor them than by helping those who return from war but continue to battle the demons of

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This article by Christopher Ingraham, appears courtesy of the Independent  In a strongly-worded new report out Tuesday, researchers at the Brookings Institution call on the federal government to eliminate roadblocks to medical marijuana research in the U.S. “The federal government is stifling medical research in a rapidly transforming area of public

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by Paul Armentano, NORML Deputy Director Super-majorities of voters believe that medical cannabis should be legal, and most men additionally support legalizing marijuana for all adults, according to the results of a Quinnipiac University Swing State poll. Pollsters gauged support for marijuana law reform in Florida, Ohio, and Pennsylvania. Florida

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Medical marijuana sold through licensed dispensaries would be tracked from “seed to sale” under new proposed legislation in the Michigan House known as the “Marihuana Tracking Act”. House Bill 4827, introduced by Rep. Klint Kesto on August 18th 2015, would require the state to establish or contract for a marijuana

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Delaware lawmakers have establish a legal framework that will allow facilities in Delaware to research the potential benefits of marijuana for medical purposes. Facilities that meet U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) standards will be allowed to initiate research on the potential medical benefits of the drug. The law signed

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Representative Earl Blumenauer (OR-03) announced plans to introduce legislation reinforcing steps taken by Oregon to legalize and provide a clean start for certain marijuana offenses. The Clean Slate for Marijuana Offenses Act of 2015, creates a pathway for the following two groups of federal marijuana offenders to expunge their marijuana

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Legislation to establish a system of medical dispensaries in Hawaii, for the state’s nearly 14,000 medical marijuana patients has become law. Governor David Ige signed the measure, stating, “I support the establishment of dispensaries to ensure that qualified patients can legally and safely access medical marijuana. We know that our

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The Colorado Board of Health will vote Wednesday on whether post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) will be added to the list of conditions that can be treated with medical marijuana. Nine other states already include PTSD within their respective medical marijuana programs, however, past efforts to make the change in Colorado

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House Judiciary Committee Majority Chairman Ron Marsico, Rep. Mike Regan, and Rep. Sheryl Delozier presented legislation to legalize medicinal marijuana in Pennsylvania. House Bill 1432 would allow the use of medicinal marijuana in the form of oil, pill or vapor. The Act would establish a medical marijuana program; providing for

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Florida passed medical marijuana legislation, by both the house and senate that will allow a form of marijuana known as Charlotte’s Web to be grown and dispensed in the state. It will be allowed to have a .8 of THC and will be grown for the CBD that will be

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