California medical cannabis laws


The resolution, if approved, would direct the hospital’s administrative and medical staff to review and research the clinical and legal implications of using medical marijuana in the hospital and report back to the board. …. The California Hospital Association, which opposes Prop. 64, does not keep any information on whether […]

Marin hospital could be first in state to allow medical ...


New research shows a dramatic drop in painkiller prescriptions after medical marijuana laws are passed.   Ashley and W. David Bradford, a daughter-father pair of researchers at the University of Georgia, scoured the database of all prescription drugs paid for under Medicare Part D from 2010 to 2013. They found […]

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California will be getting the “robust regulations” the federal government requires from the states for the Department of Justice to be even minimally disengaged from what goes on with cannabis within the state. These bills also mean that California will be entering a new era where the Department of Justice (hopefully) […]

An Overview Of California’s New (And Improved) Medical Marijuana Laws



In a scathing decision, a federal court in California has ruled that the Drug Enforcement Administration’s interpretation of a recent medical marijuana bill “defies language and logic,” “tortures the plain meaning of the statute” and is “at odds with fundamental notions of the rule of law.” The ruling could have a broad […]

Federal Court Tells DEA to Stop Harassing Medical Marijuana Providers


ACNA asked its members to provide their impressions of what is happening in their state with regard to medical cannabis. Nine members, including a Canadian, replied.  Here are their reports.   Arkansas – by Angela Nitsche, RN The group known as Arkansas for Compassionate Care (ACC) has led the call […]

State of the States … and Canada Too | ACNA ...


A package of California bills that would establish statewide medical marijuana regulations would help some industry stakeholders, while negatively affecting others, the East Bay Express reports. Earlier this month, the state Legislature approved a package of bills aimed at creating a regulatory framework for the state’s medical marijuana industry.  The bills are […]

California: Effects of Medical Marijuana Bills Would Vary Across ...