By: Lucy Berry, Alabama Media Group
A ballot initiative has been file that – if approved by voters in November 2016 – would legalize marijuana in Arizona for adult recreational use and would regulate and tax marijuana in a similar manner as alcohol.
This year, we wanted to show you how to put a new spin on this holiday classic.
Authorities in Nevada are working on a plan that would allow medical marijuana patients from other states, including Arizona, to purchase medical marijuana at Nevada dispensaries, which will be opening in early 2015.
Final regulations for the New York medical marijuana program have been released by the New York State Department of Health (DOH). The announcement followed much public backlash in which potential patients, health experts, and industry professionals submitted over a thousand letters and emails critiquing the proposed regulations for being overly restrictive.
As of the moment, 28 states and the District of Columbia permit the use of medical marijuana. That covers a number of cities with NBA, NFL, MLB, NHL, and many other major league franchises.
The Massachusetts Department of Public Health has officially issued the state’s first medical marijuana dispensary certificate of registration.
Entrepreneurs hope the creation of jobs and a tax base will be factors an economy-focused president might get behind – or at least leave alone.
Medical marijuana will soon be growing in Illinois and patients will likely be able to purchase medical marijuana by late summer or early fall because Governor Bruce Rauner has awarded permits for medical marijuana cultivation centers and dispensaries to begin operations.
The most comprehensive research review ever done on the topic found that marijuana can help battle depression, anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder, and even addictions to alcohol and painkillers.
PHOENIX -- An Arizona-based psychiatrist and marijuana researcher is moving forward with a controversial cannabis study that could have nationwide implications. Just months after her termination from the University of Arizona College of Medicine, Dr. Sue Sisley has been given the go-ahead from the federal government for the study and has secured funding as well.
Researchers have been trying to track down the link between cannabis use and intelligence for decades. You know the stereotypes. But what does the research show?
Maricopa County attorney Bill Montgomery and Arizona attorney Mark Victor debate marijuana legalization. But during the debate a Vietnam veteran expresses that he is a medical marijuana patient and recreational marijuana user and Montgomery responds by publicly belittling and shaming the veteran.
Sessions is particularly enthusiastic about weed—but not in a good way.
March 10th, 2015: A bipartisan group comprising of three senators could lift the federal ban that lies upon medical marijuana. It is known fact that 23 states of the United States have already legalized the drug. And, the plan that is sponsored by democratic senators Cory Booker and Kirsten Gillibrand and Republican senator Rand Paul is expected to allow doctors, patients and businesses – that has passed medical marijuana laws already – to participate in such programs without the fear of prosecution.
Cannabis can stimulate appetite, reduce anxiety, and make you feel more emotionally open. So it's no wonder that some people would want to incorporate a little marijuana into their festivities and food over the Thanksgiving holiday.
Keystone state: March 9th, 2015: There has long been a debate on should people be allowed to smoke marijuana recreationally in the keystone state of Pennsylvania or not. In fact, this has long been a matter of discussion and debate among the law makers of the senate and among a number of civilians in the area. A lot of people have discussed and debated on legalization of marijuana and now the discussion is one the senate floor of the state.
With marijuana use on a steady march toward normalization, if not outright national legalization, the booming cannabis industry appears bound for even greater growth.
Denver, Thursday, March 5th, 2014: During a cannabis industry expo that happened on March 4, 2015, former player Denver Bronco Nate Jackson along with few former NFL players called on the league to allow medical marijuana as it helps players deal with physical pain associated with their profession. He says “he believes NFL has no choice but to eradicate cannabis from the list of its banned substances in the near future.”