Cannabis in the news
Medical marijuana grow operations could come to southern Illinois
Several cities throughout southern Illinois have been proposed as locations for medical marijuana grow operations.
BG Medical Technologies to Give Free Medical Marijuana Educational Materials to Physicians
As a result of ongoing legalization throughout the United States for medical marijuana, BG Medical Technologies and its forthcoming subsidiary Genius Biotech Corporation are developing training materials for physicians interested in learning more about recommending medical marijuana as part of health treatment programs.
Medical Marijuana States: Florida Favors Legalizing Pot For Patients, Poll Shows
Recent polling shows overwhelming support among Florida voters for legalizing medical marijuana in the state. If the new numbers are any indication of how voters will behave in November, Florida is positioned to become the 24th state to allow pot use for patients.
Smartphone app promises medical pot delivery
Startup Eaze on Tuesday released a smartphone application promising prompt, professional delivery of medical marijuana the doors of patients in San Francisco. Eaze said that drivers referred to as "caregivers" will get medicinal doses to their intended recipients in an average of 10 minutes in most cases. Eaze checks the medical eligibility of those who register at eazeup.com for the "on-demand ...
Medical marijuana grow operation could come to Cairo
The City of Cairo has reached an agreement with a group out of Sikeston, Mo. to bring a medical cannabis growing center to Cairo, Ill.
Minnesota And Medical Marijuana: Lawyers Seek Court s Consent To Work With Pot Businesses
Minnesotas newly passed medical marijuana law legalized pot for the treatment of certain ailments and permits two marijuana manufacturers and four dispensaries to operate in the state.
Eaze Launches First Available On-Demand Medical Marijuana Delivery Service
Today, Eaze announced a new on-demand healthcare delivery service that enables patients to access medical marijuana easily, quickly and professionally via mobile device.
Observer: The Federal Marijuana Ban Is Rooted in Myth and Xenophobia
This racially freighted history lives on in current federal policy, which is so driven by myth and propaganda that is it almost impervious to reason.
Medical Marijuana Legalization: Pro-Pot Laws Do Not Lead To More Drug Use Among Teens, Study Finds
A new study from the National Bureau of Economic Research contradicts lawmakers who say legalizing medical marijuana encourages more teenagers to use pot. According to the studys results, there's no indication that pot-friendly states have a higher incidence of high school students trying pot for the first time or regularly getting high.
Florida support for medical marijuana stays near 90 percent: poll
By Barbara Liston ORLANDO Fla. (Reuters) - Support for legalizing medical marijuana in Florida is holding steady at 88 percent despite weeks of vigorous campaigning by opponents ahead of a November referendum on the issue, a poll released on Monday showed. The survey, conducted by Quinnipiac University, did not specifically ask about the ballot measure but indicated support was well beyond the ...