Monthly Archives: November 2015

VERMILION, Ohio — A Vermilion police officer was suspended Monday after he wore a pin on his uniform that expressed support for the legalization of marijuana.  Reinheimer said a member of the group gave him the pin and he decided to wear it. He said he supports legal marijuana because his […]

Ohio: Vermilion cop suspended over marijuana legalization pin

Scientists have discovered the link between the so-called hug or cuddle hormone, oxytocin, and the effect of weed on human behaviour that boosts bonding. A new study suggests that oxytocin could make social interactions more rewarding and pleasurable by activating the body’s cannabinoid system. The body also produces another molecule that works […]

‘Hug hormone’ boosts social interactions like marijuana

  TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – A Senate committee next week is slated to consider a proposal that would allow terminally ill patients to obtain medical marijuana to help cope with pain. The Senate Health Policy Committee is scheduled next Tuesday to take up the proposal (SB 460), filed by Sen. Rob Bradley, […]

Florida : Panel looks at medical marijuana for terminal patients

FILE – In this Jan. 4, 2010, file photo, Dr. Bennet Omalu, left, Co-Director, Brain Injury Research Institute, West Virginia University, talks with Dr. Ira R. Casson, Neurologist and former co-chairman, NFL Mild Traumatic Brain Injury Committee, before a House Judiciary Committee hearing entitled “Legal Issues Relating to Football Head […]

‘Concussion’ doctor aiding marijuana-based research company

DETROIT (AP) – People fired in Michigan for using medical marijuana can collect unemployment benefits after the state Supreme Court turned down appeals in two cases. The court declined to hear appeals that could have overturned a 2014 state appeals court decision. Source:  Appeal denied; jobless pay OK for medical […]

Appeal denied; jobless pay OK for medical marijuana firings

The family of Genny Barbour may have found relief for their daughter in Gov. Chris Christie’s pen. Christie signed into law legislation that requires schools and facilities providing services to persons with developmental disabilities to adopt policies that allow qualifying patients to receive medicinal marijuana on Monday. Bill A-4587/S-3049 allows parents, guardians or […]

Medical Marijuana Oil Now Permitted for Special Ed Students at ...