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New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie Signs Bill Allowing Cannabis Medicine for PTSD Sufferers

New Jersey Governor, Chris Christie signed a bill into law yesterday - Wednesday September 15th - that adds Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder to the list...

With Ohio’s Medical Marijuana Bill Approved, Half of America Is Now Legal

Governor Kasich Approves Ohio MMJ BillThe push towards state-wide medicinal marijuana legalization made great strides this week. On Wednesday, June 9t...

Ohio Passes New Medical Cannabis Bill

Ohio has recently been in the bizarre situation of suspending a medical cannabis campaign - because it’s lawmakers have already passed what the Mari...

In Search of a Proper Dosage: Advocates Seek to Create a Standard Unit of Highness

To say medical marijuana has made modest strides over the last year would be a gross understatement. With a total of 25 states and regions with legali...

Pennsylvania Enacts Medical Marijuana Program

Pennsylvania made waves on Sunday when it became the 24th state in the country to sign a medical marijuana program into law. The Medical Marijuana Act...

The Clinical Progression Of Medicinal Cannabis Treatment

Background When President Richard Nixon signed the Controlled Substances Act in 1970, marijuana was designated as a schedule I drug. Drugs in this ...

A Vermont Medical School Becomes the First to Offer a Medical Marijuana Course

The University of Vermont  (UVM) garnered national media attention this month when it became one of the nation’s first medical schools to offer an ...

Could Legalized Cannabis be Reducing Obesity?

Could legalized marijuana help stave off America’s obesity epidemic? Contrary to popular belief, new research indicates that this may be the case. ...

Cannabis Technology: Exchange Platforms

Unprecedented growth in cannabis markets has presented a need for regulation, standardization and commodification of both raw cannabis and any other b...

Tennessee Republican Advocates Cannabis for Veterans with PTSD

It was a long fight, but earlier this year one of the most conservative states in the nation passed a medical marijuana program into law. The program ...

States with Legal Marijuana See Reduction in Painkiller-Related Deaths

Could legalized medical marijuana be making a dent in painkiller-related deaths in America? A new study published by the Journal of the American Medic...

Federal Government Offers New Guidelines for Doctors Regarding Testing Patients for Marijuana

It’s no secret that the Federal Government is trying to crack down on the prescription opioid addiction epidemic holding the United States in its gr...