Category: Medical Marijuana News

  • New research building a clearer picture of kidney disease

    New research building a clearer picture of kidney disease

    New research building a clearer picture of kidney disease in Asia For over two decades, The George Institute for Global Health has been at the forefront of global efforts to improve kidney disease treatment around the world. In line with the theme of World Kidney Day, a key focus of the Institute’s work has been […]

  • Kansas Medical Marijuana Bill Could Pass This Week

    Kansas Medical Marijuana Bill Could Pass This Week

    A bill to legalize medical marijuana in Kansas may pass imminently, with key lawmakers from both chambers being appointed on Tuesday to a conference committee where they will be charged with hammering out the details for the reform. The path to enacting medical cannabis legalization has proved complicated this legislative session, but advocates are confident […]

  • Medical marijuana patients struggle to find products

    Medical marijuana patients struggle to find products

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – We’re wrapping up the second weekend of recreational marijuana sales in New Mexico, and it was another fantastic weekend of sales for dispensaries.According to the Cannabis Control Division, recreational sales brought in $880,000 this past Friday and another $800,000 Saturday. And so far, recreational sales have already raked-in nearly $8 million statewide […]

  • Food companies concerned over cannabis-infused copycats

    Food companies concerned over cannabis-infused copycats

    NH legalization bill defeated; KS medical marijuana negotiations; Bankers groups across US want SAFE Subscribe to receive Marijuana Moment’s newsletter in your inbox every weekday morning. It’s the best way to make sure you know which cannabis stories are shaping the day. Your support makes Marijuana Moment possible… Hold on, just one second before you […]

  • Louisiana Lawmakers Approve Medical Marijuana

    Louisiana Lawmakers Approve Medical Marijuana

    “We are missing out on golden opportunities in this state to build a gateway to better roads, bridges and schools.” By Victor Skinner | The Center Square A bill to shift authority over medical marijuana and expand cultivation in Louisiana has gained approval from the House Committee on Health and Welfare. Committee members voted unanimously […]

  • One-Third Of Programmers Use Marijuana While Working

    One-Third Of Programmers Use Marijuana While Working

    More than one-third of software programmers say they’ve used marijuana while working, with many finding that it helps promote creativity and get them into the “programming zone,” according to a new study. Researchers at the University of Michigan said that anecdotal evidence suggested that those in programming were more likely to use cannabis on the […]

  • They’re Breaking The Law And Using Marijuana

    They’re Breaking The Law And Using Marijuana

    In Texas, only a handful of people can legally use medical marijuana. So the vast majority who use it that way just keep quiet. One Richardson family with an autistic child has broken its silence. In Texas, only a handful of people can legally use medical marijuana. So the vast majority who use it that […]

  • Wisconsin Democrats Not Amused By Hearing Scheduled

    Wisconsin Democrats Not Amused By Hearing Scheduled

    “Having a public hearing after session has already been gaveled-out is a cynical political ploy that gives people false hope about the prospects of this legislation.” By Benjamin Yount, The Center Square Next week’s hearing on a medical marijuana program for the state has already upset many of the Democrats at the Wisconsin Capitol who’ve […]

  • Pennsylvania Senate Approves Marijuana Banking Bill

    Pennsylvania Senate Approves Marijuana Banking Bill

    The Pennsylvania Senate on Wednesday approved a bill to safeguard banks and insurers against being penalized by state regulators for working with state-legal medical marijuana businesses. The bipartisan legislation from Sens. John DiSanto (R) and Sharif Street (D) moved through two committees in recent days before being taken up on the floor and passing in […]

  • Pennsylvania Medical Marijuana Patients Could Buy Edibles

    Pennsylvania Medical Marijuana Patients Could Buy Edibles

    A Republican Pennsylvania senator on Friday announced that he will soon be introducing a bill to allow medical marijuana patients in the state to buy cannabis edibles at dispensaries. Sen. Dan Laughlin (R) is circulating a co-sponsorship memo to build support for the proposal, which he said will bring Pennsylvania in line with the majority […]