Oklahoma Becomes 31st State to Legalize Medical Marijuana Access

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Oklahoma Becomes 31st State to Legalize Medical Marijuana Access | NORML OKLAHOMA CITY, OK — A majority of Oklahomans voted on Tuesday to enact State Question 788 – a statewide voter-initiated measure that permits doctors to use their discretion to recommend medical cannabis to patients who may benefit from it. Oklahoma is the 31st state to legalize and regulate the use of medical cannabis under state law. State Question 788 permits licensed […] Oklahoma Becomes 31st State to Legalize Medical Marijuana Access | The Daily Chronic … Read More

The 4 High Economic Benefits of Legalizing Marijuana in Canada

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The 4 High Economic Benefits of Legalizing Marijuana in Canada | Guest Author With the approval of Senate Bill C-45, Canada became the first G7 member country to legalize recreational marijuana. Being a wealthy nation, it is poised to become a model for other countries who are planning to do the same thing. It is expected that such a move will impact the national economy in more ways […] The 4 High Economic Benefits of Legalizing Marijuana in Canada | … Read More

Marijuana Legalization Becomes Reality in Vermont

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Marijuana Legalization Becomes Reality in Vermont | Kate Zawidzki MONTPELIER, VT — July 1, 2018 will go down in Vermont’s history as the day the state officially stopped punishing adults for consuming marijuana. Residents of Vermont are seeing the fruits of our movement’s tireless efforts to reform harmful and ill-conceived marijuana laws. As of Sunday, adults can now legally possess, consume, and grow limited […] Marijuana Legalization Becomes Reality in Vermont | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic

FDA Approves First Medicine Derived from Cannabis

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FDA Approves First Medicine Derived from Cannabis | Americans for Safe Access WASHINGTON, DC — The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a drug that contains an active ingredient derived from the cannabis plant. The drug, Epidiolex, an oral solution containing cannabidiol (CBD), will be the first and only FDA-approved CBD drug on the market. The FDA has approved Epidiolex for use only in the treatment of two […] FDA Approves First Medicine Derived from Cannabis | The Daily Chronic The … Read More

Chuck Schumer Introduces Far-Reaching Marijuana Descheduling Bill

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Chuck Schumer Introduces Far-Reaching Marijuana Descheduling Bill | NORML WASHINGTON, DC — Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, along with Senators Bernie Sanders, Tim Kaine, and Tammy Duckworth, on Wednesday introduced legislation, the Marijuana Freedom and Opportunity Act, to remove marijuana from the Controlled Substances Act and to provide funding for the expungement of criminal records for those with past marijuana convictions. “The time to decriminalize […] Chuck Schumer Introduces Far-Reaching Marijuana Descheduling Bill | The Daily Chronic The Daily Chronic

Marijuana Use During Pregnancy Doesn’t Lead to Lower Infant Birth Weight, Study Finds

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Marijuana Use During Pregnancy Doesn’t Lead to Lower Infant Birth Weight, Study Finds | NORML ATLANTA, GA — Cannabis exposure during pregnancy is not independently associated with lower birthweight among infants, according to data published in the journal Drug and Alcohol Dependence. Researchers from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention assessed the relationship between maternal marijuana exposure and birthweight. They reported that infants, on average, weighed no less than controls after […] Marijuana Use During Pregnancy Doesn’t Lead to Lower Infant … Read More

Delaware Marijuana Legalization Bill Gets Majority House Vote, But Still Fails

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Delaware Marijuana Legalization Bill Gets Majority House Vote, But Still Fails | Kate Zawidzki On the evening of June 27, the Delaware House of Representatives voted 21-15 (with five not voting) to legalize, tax, and regulate marijuana for adults. This was only the third time that the majority of a state legislative chamber voted to legalize and regulate marijuana. Unfortunately, however, a majority was not enough. A three-fifths supermajority […] Delaware Marijuana Legalization Bill Gets Majority House Vote, But Still … Read More

Oklahoma Passes Most Progressive Medical Marijuana Initiative Since California’s Prop 215

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Oklahoma Passes Most Progressive Medical Marijuana Initiative Since California’s Prop 215 | Phillip Smith One of the reddest of red states went green on Tuesday, when voters in Oklahoma approved a remarkably progressive medical marijuana initiative by a healthy margin of 56% to 43%. The initiative, State Question 778, allows registered patients to possess up to three ounces of marijuana anywhere and up to eight ounces at home. Patients also […] Oklahoma Passes Most Progressive Medical Marijuana Initiative Since California’s Prop … Read More

Oklahoma Voters Decide in Favor of Statewide Medical Marijuana Law

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Oklahoma Voters Decide in Favor of Statewide Medical Marijuana Law | NORML OKLAHOMA CITY, OK — A majority of Oklahomans voted on Tuesday to enact State Question 788 — a statewide voter-initiated measure that permits doctors to use their discretion to recommend medical cannabis to those patients who will benefit from it. Oklahoma is now the 31st state to legalize and regulate the use of medical cannabis under state law. “Public […] Oklahoma Voters Decide in Favor of Statewide Medical Marijuana Law | The … Read More

Canada Will Legalize Marijuana Nationwide on October 17, 2018

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Canada Will Legalize Marijuana Nationwide on October 17, 2018 | Phillip Smith With final approval by the Senate Tuesday night, the Canadian parliament has legalized marijuana. That makes Canada the second country to legalize marijuana (after Uruguay), with what will be the world’s second-largest legal marijuana market (after California). Canada also becomes the first G7 country to free the weed. While nine US states and the District […] Canada Will Legalize Marijuana Nationwide on October 17, 2018 | The Daily … Read More

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