A handful of dispensaries open in New York, dispensary applications are now available in Hawaii, it looks like Florida will get another chance to vote for medical marijuana, and more…. Source: Medical Marijuana Update | Stop The War On Drugs  

Medical Marijuana Update

CHICAGO – A statewide coalition plans to launch a social media campaign to press Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner’s administration to expand the medical marijuana pilot program to more patients. The advocacy group’s campaign will use the hashtag slogan #ApproveThe8. The eight conditions are autism, irritable bowel syndrome, osteoarthritis, PTSD and four […]

Illinois patients push for medical marijuana expansion

ST. PAUL, Minn. – Minnesota health officials have decided to allow residents with intractable pain to buy medical marijuana starting in August. A state official briefed on the decision confirmed it to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because he wasn’t authorized to comment ahead of an official announcement. Health […]

Minnesota expands medical marijuana to intractable pain patients

Philadelphia will hold the city’s first Veteran’s Day Parade on Sunday November 8, 2015. U.S. Marine Corps vet Mike Whiter will be there to share information about marijuana and his personal story of how the plant changed his life for the better. “We’ve been quiet for too long,” said Whiter, “Do […]

Philly420: Marijuana Day at the Philly Veterans Parade

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