Michigan Adds Nearly a Dozen Medical Conditions Qualifying for Marijuana

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By Associated Press LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan regulators have significantly expanded the list of conditions approved for treatment by medical marijuana. The Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs on Monday added 11 medical conditions deemed debilitating by the Michigan Medical Marihuana Act of 2008. They are: arthritis, autism, chronic pain, colitis, inflammatory bowel disease,… Read more »

Long-delayed Utah Medical Marijuana Study Might Not Be Ready In Time for Legalization Vote

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By Associated Press SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A $500,000 state-funded study, designed to gauge marijuana’s impact on pain, has been delayed so many times federal regulations that it might not be ready before Utah voters decide in November whether to pass a medical marijuana ballot initiative. Ivy Estabrooke, executive director of the Utah Science… Read more »

Marijuana Legalization Missed Out in New Jersey’s Budget

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By Associated Press By Mike Catalini TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey did not legalize recreational marijuana as part of the state’s newly enacted budget, but Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy and a key lawmaker say it will get done soon. Advocates of legalization say they’re trying to overcome decades of stigma as well as a… Read more »

A Beginner’s Guide to Marijuana Use in Vermont

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By Jessica Peralta Home of Ben & Jerry’s ice cream and known for its maple syrup, Vermont seems like the perfect place to take up pot. On July 1, 2018, the state’s law legalizing recreational marijuana use officially took effect. But before you go out and buy a quart of Cherry Garcia with a joint… Read more »

Flower Power: Smoking Weed Is a Constant Source of Happiness

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By Shirley Ju Who loves flowers? Nowadays, there’s a million ways to consume marijuana and cannabis, but there’s also a ton of personal preference. For me, not ingesting edibles leaves me thirsting for actual weed and pre-rolls. I honestly can’t think of a better way to end my day than with a good old Backwoods…. Read more »

Trump Adviser Favors Marijuana to Treat PTSD; Mexico’s President Hints at Legalization; Hemp Has Senate Leaders’ Support

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By Monterey Bud President Donald Trump’s advisers for the U.S. Veterans Administration suggest studying medicinal cannabis as treatment for treat post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is the “right thing to do.” Mexico’s next president vows to reshape drug policy, and the US Senate’s top representatives took time out of their busy schedules to check up on… Read more »