Pennsylvania Health Official: Patients Should Be Allowed to Get Marijuana Leaf, Flower For Vaping

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By Marijuana.com Staff By Mark Scolforo HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Patients in Pennsylvania’s medical cannabis program should be able to obtain the drug in dry leaf or flower form for vaporization by sometime this summer, Gov. Tom Wolf’s administration announced Monday, April 16, 2018. Health Secretary Dr. Rachel Levine said she was accepting that and… Read more »

Weekly Legislative Schedule: Bills in CA, CO, LA, NH, and SC Get Hearings

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By Monterey Bud Cannabis Legislation This Week: California Considers Electronic Pot Payments, Colorado May Soon Deliver the Goods Politicians in California, Colorado, Louisiana, New Hampshire, and South Carolina will ponder some rather potent legislation for the week of April 16, 2018. In cannabis policy reform, Southern California lawmakers will talk “event” licensing, tax payments, resentencing… Read more »

A Thought Experiment: What if Social Toking Replaced Drinking?

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By Adrianne Wilson-Poe, PhD What would our society look like if cannabis replaced alcohol as the socially acceptable means of celebrating, unwinding, and getting loose on the weekends? Let’s have a look at the evidence for this thought experiment. Alcohol is almost twice as addictive as cannabis, and nicotine is about three times more addictive… Read more »

Analysis: Few Ways Out of Arkansas’ Medical Cannabis Stalemate

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By Marijuana.com Staff By Andrew DeMillo LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Weeks after he effectively halted the launch of Arkansas’ medical marijuana program, a judge is urging officials to find a way to resume evaluating applications. That’s going to be easier said than done. Pulaski County Circuit Judge Wendell Griffen last week encouraged the state’s… Read more »

Louisiana Lawmakers Add Medical Conditions Eligible For Therapeutic Marijuana

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By Marijuana.com Staff By Melinda Deslatte BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana lawmakers are moving to expand the state’s medical cannabis program, as marijuana nears availability within months. The House voted 60-39 Thursday to add more conditions to the list of diseases and disorders eligible for marijuana treatment. The proposal by East Baton Rouge Democratic… Read more »

What Would Shirju Do? April 13, 2018

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By Shirley Ju This is your sneak preview of events and shows happening in Los Angeles for the upcoming week! No FOMO, no problem. I’m sick of people telling me, “Omg, I wish I knew about this, I would have gone!” My motto is to live in the moment and don’t let any opportunities slip…. Read more »

Concentrate Review: Sunset Sherbert Sap

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By Monterey Bud Sunset Sherbert Sap provides a mood-enhancing change of perspective for individuals grappling with anxiety or pain. A 60/40 Indica-dominant marijuana sap, this palatable Extract instills some rather uplifting and inspiring effects – while diminishing physical discomfort. In short, Sunset Sherbert Sap by Heavenly Daze is a motivational dab with palliative effects. Appearance:… Read more »

Colorado Senator: Trump Plans on Fixing Federal Marijuana Problem ‘Once and for All’

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By Duke London Colorado Republican Sen. Cory Gardner has agreed on a deal with President Trump that would end his boycott of the Department of Justice (DOJ) nomination process over US Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ directive to prosecute cannabis-related offenses federally. Gardner responded to Sessions’ January memo that directed federal prosecutors to focus once again… Read more »

Breaking Bad Laws, Albuquerque Reduces Pot Possession Penalty

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By Associated Press ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Possession of small amounts of marijuana will no longer be a criminal offense in New Mexico’s largest city. Albuquerque Mayor Tim Keller signed legislation Thursday, April 12, 2018, amending the city’s criminal code, making low-level pot possession of 1 ounce (28.35 grams) or less without a valid medical… Read more »