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.

Florida Medical Marijuana Issue Could Be Placed on the 2014 Ballot

Florida Medical Marijuana Issue Could Be Placed on the 2014 Ballot

Senate Bill 1250, the Cathy Jordan Medical Cannabis Act, officially died May 3 at the Health Policy Committee without receiving a hearing by lawmakers. Now John Morgan, Orlando attorney, helps activists to organize a signature campaign to place the issue on the ballot in 2014, when the voters will elect a governor, Congress members and state legislators.

61% of New Jersey Residents Support Marijuana Decriminalization

61% of New Jersey Residents Support Marijuana Decriminalization

According to the poll conducted by Lake Research Partners for the Drug Policy Alliance, 61% of New Jersey residents support marijuana decriminalization and 59% favor taxing, regulating and legalizing cannabis.

Vermont Governor Signed Bill Decriminalizing Marijuana Possession

Vermont Governor Signed Bill Decriminalizing Marijuana Possession

A bill decriminalizing possession of small amount of cannabis was signed by Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin.
From July 1 people possessed up to one ounce of marijuana will face just a civil fine.

Medical Marijuana Bill Goes To Senate

Medical Marijuana Bill Goes To Senate

New York State Assembly approved Assembly Bill 6357 allowing marijuana use by qualified patients. The Bill now goes to the Senate.

New York Senator Suggests Marijuana Decriminalization

New York Senator Suggests Marijuana Decriminalization

New York State senator Liz Krueger (D-Manhattan) stated she was going to introduce a law decriminalizing, regulating and taxing marijuana in New York.

Illinois Medical Marijuana Bill

Illinois Medical Marijuana Bill

The Governor Pat Quinn`s (D) is going to sign a bill allowing medical marijuana use to Illinois residents suffering from different serious diseases.

Vermont “Industrial Hemp” Becomes “Hemp”

Vermont “Industrial Hemp” Becomes “Hemp”

Senate Bill 157 permitting hemp cultivation by farmers passed both chambers of the Vermont.

Arizona Supports Marijuana Legalization

Arizona Supports Marijuana Legalization

According to the study conducted by Behavior Research Center, Arizona supports marijuana legalization and same-sex marriage.

Bill to Prevent Medical Marijuana Dispensaries in New York

Bill to Prevent Medical Marijuana Dispensaries in New York

Senator Greg Ball (R-District 40) has introduced a bill that would prohibit the sale and cultivation of marijuana and operation of medical marijuana dispensaries that could be authorized by another future law.