Medical Marijuana Treatment for Kids Approved by New Jersey Gov. Christie

Medical Marijuana Treatment for Kids Approved by New Jersey Gov. Christie

A bill expanding the number of cannabis strains for medical marijuana patients and allowing kids to be treated with medical cannabis with a doctor`s referral was vetoed by New Jersey Governor Chris Christie. He stated that he would sign it in case it would be indicated that children could obtain medical marijuana treatment only with a psychiatrist`s and a pediatrician`s referral.

Medical Marijuana Dispensaries Become Legal in Oregon

Medical Marijuana Dispensaries Become Legal in Oregon

On Wednesday, Democratic Governor John Kitzhaber signed a bill into law which authorizes medical marijuana dispensaries. So now Oregon Medical Marijuana Program is expended to allow the licensing and regulating of medical marijuana dispensaries.

50% of Americans Support Marijuana Legalization

50% of Americans Support Marijuana Legalization

It is time to clear the air in respect of debates over the marijuana legalization, the usage of medical cannabis and all other issues concerning the subject. It is necessary to melt the myth and fear that teenagers have abused marijuana.

Uruguay Can Become the First Legal Marijuana Country

Uruguay Can Become the First Legal Marijuana Country

A bill legally regulating marijuana was approved by the House of Representatives of Uruguay. Fifty members voted for the bill, while forty six did not support it.

To become the first country in the world, which legally produce, distribute and sale cannabis the bill must be approved by the Senate.

President Jose Mujica initiated the proposal of cannabis legalization last June. The proposal was included into 15-measure package targeted at fighting crime and public insecurity.

Medical Marijuana Is Now Legal in New Hampshire

Medical Marijuana Is Now Legal in New Hampshire

Medical marijuana is now available all across New England. Maggie Hassan, the Governor of New Hampshire, signed bill legalizing medical marijuana into law.

Italian MS Patients Can Use Sativex (Marijuana Based Medicine)

Italian MS Patients Can Use Sativex (Marijuana Based Medicine)

According to GW Pharmaceuticals plc, biopharmaceutical company dealing with medicines based on its proprietary cannabinoid product platform, Sativex is now available in Italy.

France Approves Cannabis-based Medicines

France Approves Cannabis-based Medicines

According to Marison Touraine, Social Affairs and Health Minister of France, Public Health Code now allows marijuana-based medicines.

Marijuana Decriminalization in Vermont

Marijuana Decriminalization in Vermont

Vermont residents will not be arrested for small amount marijuana possession starting July 1, as a bill canceling criminal penalties for marijuana possession comes into effect. Vermont will be the 17th state where possession of small amount of marijuana is decriminalized.

Oregon Legislators Approve Measures Reducing Penalties for Marijuana Possession

Oregon Legislators Approve Measures Reducing Penalties for Marijuana Possession

Oregon House and Senate finally approved Senate Bill 40 and Senate Bill 82 according to which penalties for marijuana possession will be reduced.

Medical Marijuana Becomes Available for PTSD Maine Patients

Medical Marijuana Becomes Available for PTSD Maine Patients

Medical marijuana treatment is now available for Maine residents suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder. They are allowed to use medical marijuana if their physician recommends it.