Pennsylvania could cap prices on medical marijuana

NORML

Are you paying too much for medical marijuana? Pennsylvania’s closed-loop system of limited marijuana permit holders is not a competitive free market. ’s medical marijuana law will start bringing some transparency to consumer-level prices.

URGENT: Biggest Marijuana News of the Year

NORML

This week, we will very likely have the first vote to outright end federal marijuana prohibition. The light at the end of the dark tunnel of prohibition is getting closer, let’s unite and make real marijuana law reform at the federal level a reality.

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Oklahoma: Governor Signs Medical Marijuana Regulatory Measure

NORML

The new legislation codifies a new regulatory bureau, the Oklahoma Medical Marijuana Authority, within the State Department of Health, establishes a registry for qualified patients and their caregivers, and establishes a revolving fund to address oversight matters. Republican Gov.

Federal Report: Youth Marijuana Use Steadily Declining

NORML

The self-reported use of marijuana by teenagers continues to decline nationally, according to federal data reported by the United States Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA).

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Marijuana Banking Passes Critical Committee

NORML

In the first of what is anticipated to be multiple Congressional votes to address the federal prohibition and criminalization of marijuana, the House Financial Services Committee will today voted to advance The SAFE Banking Act, HR 1595 , 45-15. NORML Political Director Justin Strekal said: “This is a positive step forward to address an untenable tension between state-legal cannabis marketplaces and federal marijuana prohibition.

BREAKING: Bill To End Marijuana Prohibition Passes Key Committee

NORML

For the first time ever, a congressional committee has approved a piece of legislation to end marijuana prohibition in the United States. In 2018 alone, over 663,000 Americans were arrested for marijuana-related crimes, a three-year high.

Texas Marijuana Policy Lobby Day

NORML

On Thursday, hundreds of Texans joined us at the Texas State Capitol to discuss marijuana policy with legislators! The import of these drastic changes over the years are not lost and I am so thankful for all of the work that Texans have done to destigmatize marijuana. We want to thank our coalition, Texans for Responsible Marijuana Policy , for helping to continue to elevate and expand these lobby days. Marijuana policy should be evidence based.

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New Mexico: Lawmakers Approve Marijuana Decriminalization, Other Reform Bills

NORML

State lawmakers have approved a series of bills reducing penalties for marijuana possession offenses and strengthening and expanding legal protections for medical cannabis patients. Senate Bill 323 amends minor marijuana possession penalties.

New Jersey Delays Marijuana Vote

NORML

Today, the New Jersey state legislature delayed a key marijuana vote, possibly until November. NORML Political Associate Tyler McFadden said, “Voters and lawmakers both agree that the practice of treating marijuana consumers as second-class citizens must end.

Florida Municipality Considering Marijuana Decriminalization Measure

NORML

The City of Jacksonville, Florida could join a growing list of cities around the country that have embraced a more pragmatic approach for dealing with marijuana-related offenses on the local level. Marijuana policy should be evidence based.

Marijuana and Exercise: How Cannabis Can Help Your Workout

Cannabis Cheri

Turns out marijuana and exercise are a match made in heaven. Marijuana and Exercise: Why Use Cannabis Before Going to the Gym Like Arnold Schwarzenegger? Schwarzenegger, however, had made a significant discovery—he found marijuana a performance motivating drug!

DIY Marijuana Topicals: Pain Relieving Frankincense and Cannabis Massage Oil

Cannabis Cheri

And since topically applied cannabis will not make you high or cause you to fail a drug test , even people who don’t normally use marijuana can benefit from it. A Money Saving DIY Marijuana Topicals Tip. Packaging and Storing the Marijuana Massage Oil.

Marijuana reform is budding in New Hampshire!

NORML

Several bills have been introduced in the state legislature, ranging from legal hemp production to adult-use marijuana legalization, and the fight for freedom has never been more widely supported than now. — Bipartisan bill HB 481 would legalize the personal adult-use, possession, cultivation, and retail sale of marijuana. — Bills SB 175 and HB 461 would expand the qualifying conditions under New Hampshire’s medical marijuana program.

Marijuana Stocks

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Last Updated: The post Marijuana Stocks appeared first on Cannabis News | Lifestyle Tips | Expert Opinions | Stocks. Marijuana News

Virginia, Marijuana, and How Medical Legalization May Unfold in the South

NORML

Virginia has been one of the most reluctant states to consider marijuana law reform, though it recently began allowing some forms of cannabis oil for approved patients. Then, in 2017 and 2018, Virginia finally made some moves to establish its own medical marijuana industry.

New Jersey: Medical Marijuana Expansion Measure Signed Into Law

NORML

Medical Marijuana murphy New JerseyDemocratic Gov. Phil Murphy signed legislation into law today significantly amending and expanding the state’s medical cannabis access program. The new law takes immediate effect.

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Congressional Hearing Scheduled: Marijuana Laws In America

NORML

“For the first time in recent memory, there will be a candid conversation in the Judiciary Committee about the failures of marijuana prohibition in the United States and how people have been impacted,” said NORML Political Director Justin Strekal.

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Connecticut: Big news for marijuana legalization

NORML

Big news out of Connecticut today, as a bill to legalize the adult-use and retail sale of marijuana has passed through a critical vote in the General Law Committee with a 10-8 majority. In addition to legalizing adult-use and establishing a regulated retail market, the bill also includes strong social justice language that incentivizes minority participation in the state’s marijuana market.

Majority of Virginians Favor Legalizing Marijuana

NORML

A University of Mary Washington survey shows 61 percent of Virginians favor legalizing the adult use of marijuana. Virginia attitudes, like American attitudes, are increasingly supportive of ending the failed policy of marijuana prohibition and replacing it with a legal marketplace in which products can be safely regulated for responsible consumers. “It comes as no surprise that a majority of Virginians support legalizing marijuana.

Congress Votes YES to Protect Legal Marijuana

NORML

For the first time ever, the House of Representatives just voted to restrict the Department of Justice from interfering with the states that have legalized adult-use marijuana. Together, we’re going to win this vote, and ultimately end marijuana prohibition from sea to shining sea.

Two Congressional Hearing Next Week On Marijuana

NORML

Next week, the two key committees will hold hearings on various aspects of federal marijuana policy. A recently released poll conducted by The American Legion showed that nearly 1 in 4 veterans self-reported using marijuana to alleviate a medical or physical condition.

New Jersey Deserves Marijuana Justice

NORML

To join Chris and other New Jersey residents in calling for action on marijuana reform, attend NORML’s rally and lobby day in Trenton, NJ on Monday, June 10th. Marijuana smokers and medical cannabis patients in New Jersey are to remain second class citizens. Young adults age 18-29, people of color, and tourists are targeted for marijuana arrests. We can’t spend any of our disposable income on marijuana if we’re all on supervision.

Rep. Nadler: You and I are going to legalize marijuana

NORML

America has a moral responsibility to pass my legislation to end the prohibition of marijuana and take on the oppression at the heart of the War on Drugs. I’m proud to work with NORML to create a more just national marijuana policy.

Marijuana Edibles: A Beginner’s Guide

Leaf Science

Marijuana edibles are a tasty alternative to smoking or vaporizing cannabis. Made by infusing marijuana with food, edibles are one of the most popular ways of consuming cannabis. Edibles can also be made at home in countries where medical marijuana is allowed.

American Bar Association Endorses Ending Marijuana Prohibition

NORML

The American Bar Association (ABA) has passed a resolution in support of ending federal marijuana prohibition and removing the substance from the Controlled Substances Act (CSA). In language that does not mince words, the proposal reads : FURTHER RESOLVED, That the American Bar Association urges Congress to enact legislation to remove marijuana from Schedule I of the Controlled Substances Act.

Congressional Hearing On Marijuana Banking Held

NORML

The House Financial Services subcommittee on Consumer Protection and Financial Institutions held a hearing Wednesday to address the lack of access to basic banking services by state-legal marijuana businesses.

Bipartisan Legislation To End Marijuana Prohibition Filed

NORML

Representatives Tulsi Gabbard (HI-02) and Don Young (AK-AL) introduced today two landmark bipartisan marijuana bills. Marijuana legalization is here to stay and it is time that federal policy reflect that.”

Thailand Legalized Medical Marijuana

MassRoots

Who can buy and sell medical marijuana in Thailand? Those who want to produce or sell medical marijuana in Thailand will require a license to do so legally. Why did Thailand Legalize Medical Marijuana? The post Thailand Legalized Medical Marijuana appeared first on MassRoots.

Marijuana is a Medicine, Not a Menace

NORML

She supports the legalization of marijuana. However, Gaetz is amongst a cadre of Republicans, like the former speaker of the House of Representatives, John Boehner, who have actively promoted a new direction for federal marijuana policy. I have seen children who have been helped by medical marijuana when all other treatments have failed. Along with the power and love of her devoted husband, smoking medical marijuana has kept her alive.

Grassroots Activism and Marijuana Policy: A Winning Combination

NORML

When NORML was founded in 1970, roughly 12% of Americans supported legalizing marijuana. Currently sixty-five percent of adults nationwide support ending marijuana prohibition and establishing a regulated market where responsible consumers can legally purchase marijuana.

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Federal Lawmakers Aim To Legalize Marijuana This Year

MassRoots

I introduced S.420, my bill to legalize and responsibly regulate and tax marijuana,” Wyden tweeted on February 8. “It’s It’s time to bring our country’s marijuana policies into the 21st century, and my legislation is the way to do it.”.

Court: DEA Must Explain Its Failure to Act Upon Pending Marijuana Cultivation Applications

NORML

A federal court has ordered the Drug Enforcement Administration to respond to a lawsuit charging the agency with failing to move forward with a 2016 policy to expand the total number of federally licensed marijuana cultivators.

Delaware: Law Signed Reducing Marijuana Penalties for Juvenile Offenders

NORML

John Carney has signed legislation amending criminal penalties for juveniles who violate the state’s marijuana possession laws. Senate Bill 45 eliminates criminal penalties for low-level marijuana possession offenses (up to one ounce) for those under the age of 21. Democratic Gov.

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200,000 Marijuana Patients in PA

Nature's Way Medicine

Sometime last week, Pennsylvania reached 200,000 medical marijuana card holders approved by physicians to purchase cannabis in dispensaries. The post 200,000 Marijuana Patients in PA appeared first on Nature's Way Medicine.

How Much Marijuana? How to Determine Your Personal Ideal Cannabis Dosage

Cannabis Cheri

The media is filled will fear-mongering tales over people eating too much marijuana and going to the emergency room (not necessary, please read this article on what to do if you or someone you know ingests too much marijuana, before you involve an expensive and unnecessary emergency room visit).