Native Americans Sue Postal Service over Seizure of ‘Sacramental Cannabis’

A dissenting branch of the Native American Church claims the US government illegally seized its sacramental cannabis.


‘Worst Drug Trial in Country’s History’ Hits France – Here is What Happened

Portuguese pharmaceutical company Bial has become part of the worst drug trial in France’s history, leading participants brain-dead.


Do You Live in a State that is Likely to Legalize Marijuana by 2017?

A new report called “The Market for Legal Cannabis Products in the 50 United States” suggests which states will soon legalize marijuana. Will your state be next?


Decriminalization Law: “No Fines, No Jail Time” for Felony Marijuana Offenses

Marijuana possession in any amount is considered a minor misdemeanor now in Toledo, Ohio, keeping more non-criminals out of jail.


Marijuana Overdoses Remain at Zero After 2014 and Legalizations

The number of deaths caused by drug and alcohol overdoses rose dramatically in 2014, but the number of marijuana overdose deaths remained the same – 0.


FDA to Approve Cannabis-Based Pharmaceutical for Multiple Health Conditions

GW Pharmaceuticals is expected to be given a green light for a cannabidiol drug (marijuana-based medicine) which shows promise in treating epilepsy.


Could Marijuana Replace These 5 Major Pharmaceutical Drugs?

A new study reveals that people are increasingly substituting prescription medications, alcohol, and illicit drugs with cannabis.


Bill Provision PROTECTS State Medical Marijuana Laws and Cannabis Research

The $1.1 trillion spending bill blocks the Justice Department and Drug Enforcement Agency from targeting state medical marijuana laws or hemp projects.


Popular Vermont College Course on Medical Marijuana Faces Challenges

The University of Vermont is offering a course on medical marijuana, but due to a lack of scientific testing, professors say they are struggling to teach on the subject.


Law Enforcement may Soon Have Breathalyzers to Measure Marijuana Impairment

A new breathalyzer that can determine how impaired someone is from smoking marijuana is set to go into clinical trials early next year.


Mexico Issues First Permit Allowing Some to Grow, Use Recreational Marijuana

Mexican health authorities issued the first permit allowing 4 people to grow and use their own marijuana for recreational purposes.


Alaska First State to OK Marijuana Use at Pot Shops

The board responsible for writing rules on recreational marijuana in Alaska has voted to allow people to use pot at certain stores that will sell it.


3-Year-Old Given 8% Chance to Live Overcomes Cancer with Cannabis

Here is how a 3-year-old boy with cancer and given an 8 percent chance to live overcame his terrible ailment with the use of cannabis.


New Jersey School First in Nation to Allow Medical Marijuana

Recently, another 17-year old has won a legal battle in New Jersey to consume cannabis oil during her school lunch period.


NY Governor Expedites Legal Pot for Critically Ill Patients

Governor Andrew Cuomo in New York signed 2 bills that will establish an emergency medical marijuana program for those who need the medicine.


Vets Seek Medical Pot Legalization on Veterans Day

Advocates and veterans are bringing awareness to the physical and psychological suffering of vets and how medical marijuana could help them.


Marijuana may be ‘More Effective than Adderall at Treating ADHD’

Researchers in Germany say marijuana may treat attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) better than the popular drug Adderall.