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.


New Orleans Begins Decriminalization of Pot Possession

New Orleans’ efforts to reduce penalties for pot possession may spur the state of Louisiana to abandon its strict laws.


New Zealand Faces ‘Catastrophic’ Marijuana Shortage

Pot is in short supply in New Zealand and prices are up following its growing popularity and a large police seizure of plants.


Major Hemp Bill Unanimously Moves Forward in Hawaii

A bill allowing private farmers to grow and sell industrial hemp, which has many renewable uses, has passed Hawaii’s House of Representatives.


Recent Marijuana Dispensary Raids Result in Massive Seizures

A series of massive marijuana raids has resulted in millions of dollars of product, cash, and even automobiles being seized in Michigan.


Mass. Hospital Association Votes Against Recreational Marijuana

A Massachusetts hospital association voted against decriminalization after buying into the myth that legal weed would make it more available to kids.


Medical Marijuana Reaches Key Legislative Approval in Texas

One of the nation’s most restrictive legalization policies for medical marijuana is reaching legislative approval in Texas.