Marijuana Opponents Ditch Battle over Potency of THC (Psychoactive) Compound

Citing a lack of financial resources, a marijuana-opposition group in Colorado has abandoned its efforts to limit the amount of THC in legal pot products.


California Will Likely Strike it Rich if Marijuana is Legalized

If California voters approve a ballot initiative in November legalizing recreational marijuana, the state stands to bring in $1 billion in taxes.


Youth Marijuana Use Virtually the Same in Colorado After Recreational Legalization

A 2015 survey shows that middle school and high school students in Colorado have been using marijuana LESS since it was legalized for recreational use.


Illinois Ordered by Judge to Add PTSD to Medical Marijuana List

An Illinois county judge has ordered the state to include PTSD as a qualifying condition for medical marijuana following a lawsuit filed by an Iraq war vet.


Sudden Change Strips Veterans’ Access to Medical Marijuana

A provision in the VA’s annual budget bill that would have allowed VA doctors to recommend medical marijuana to veterans was pulled at the last minute.


Cannabis Compound Found to Help Rare forms of Epilepsy

Researchers are continuously finding that an oil derived from the cannabis plant is actually incredibly effective in treating and controlling a rare form of epilepsy.


Physician Group Supports Federal Decriminalization, Regulation of Marijuana

A group of doctors and academics are calling on the federal government to decriminalize marijuana use for both medical and recreational uses.


Marijuana Compound Shows Promise in Helping Kids with Epilepsy

In the 3-month study involving 313 children, on average, participants saw a 50 percent decrease in both grand-mal and tonic-clonic seizures.


Pennsylvania Becomes 24th State to Legalize Medical Marijuana

After more than 2 years, much political infighting, and numerous changes, Gov. Tom Wolf has signed Pennsylvania’s medical marijuana bill into law.


Medical Marijuana Could Be Legal in Pennsylvania by Week’s End

Medical marijuana activists are hopeful that Pennsylvania’s medical marijuana bill will pass the House, but are still fearful lawmakers could still kill it.


Marijuana Taxes Fund Scholarships for 1st Time in Colorado

High school seniors in one Colorado county may be eligible for the nation’s first scholarships funded by marijuana sales taxes.


Whoopi Goldberg, Maya Elisabeth Inspire NJ Medical Marijuana Bill

Whoopi Goldberg and Maya Elisabeth inspired NJ lawmakers to propose adding menstrual cramps to the list of approved conditions for medical marijuana.


Does D.A.R.E. Still Consider Marijuana a Gateway Drug?

The Drug Abuse Resistance Education program known as D.A.R.E. has removed marijuana from its list of gateway drugs. Is this a mistake?


Medical Marijuana Bill Heads to Senate in This Eastern U.S. State

The Pennsylvania House has voted to legalize medical marijuana. After ratifying House changes, the state Senate is expected to pass the bill.


Marijuana-Related ER Visits are up in Colorado, but the Plant Isn’t to Blame

Visitors to Colorado who try marijuana end up in the ER far more often than locals, says study. But other factors are in play besides pot.


Here’s Why it’s Time to Reschedule Marijuana

Former Attorney General Holder supported decriminalizing marijuana, but he never took action. Currently Attorney General Loretta Lynch is against it.


Medical Marijuana Shows Promise for Treating Depression

Another study has shown cannabinoids from medical marijuana may help heal depression and other costly mental health conditions.