Cannabis in the news
Medical marijuana program leads to cultivation site competition in Metro East
Wood River, St. Clair County both vying for area's lone cannabis cultivation site.
Medical marijuana laws may reduce painkiller overdoses
States that have legalized marijuana for managing chronic pain have significantly fewer deaths from prescription painkiller overdoses each year, according to a new study.
Colorado medical marijuana research grants face federal uncertainty
Colorado will begin handing out money for a ground-breaking medical-marijuana research grant program early next year.
Medical cannabis concerns unfounded, Amendment 2 organizer says
The organizers of Floridas medical marijuana amendment beat back the latest round of opponents attacks Thursday, contending that the proposal says more than enough to address any concerns about the amendments legal implications..
Medical marijuana becomes a prescription for passionate debate
I love a good debate, and often find myself intrigued at how people equally well-meaning, equally intelligent can come down so differently on important issues.
Why they smoke: Medical marijuana and Floridians who use it
Floridians will decide Nov. 4 whether to add medical marijuana to the state Constitution, testing if a cultural change fostered in the liberal West and Northeast can penetrate the South.
States With Medical Marijuana Laws Have Fewer Opioid Overdose Deaths
Though it's not totally clear why
John Morgan, Grady Judd debate Florida's medical marijuana amendment
LAKELAND Two of the loudest voices in the campaign over Amendment 2 went head-to-head during a debate in Lakeland on Thursday night.
Medical marijuana applications start Tuesday
SPRINGFIELD | The Illinois Department of Public Health is gearing up for what could be a busy day Tuesday when the first applications for medical marijuana begin rolling in.
Australian medical marijuana supplier sentenced
An Australian man devoted to helping people cope with chronic pain, debilitating illness and aggressive cancer has been sentenced to 12 months jail.