Posts in Medical Marijana News
Legitimacy vs. Sensationalism: The Spectrum of Cannabis News Reporting

Recently we discussed the current status of cannabis research following the Federal Health Agency’s indictment of the plant’s Schedule I status as the cause of what the FHA deems ‘slow’ progress in this area. In fact, the number of small studies being published and making headlines in major publications is actually growing quite rapidly as more states legalize cannabis use.

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Medical Cannabis Smoking Ban Lifted In Florida

In a surprisingly one-sided vote, state lawmakers passed a landmark bill last week that effectively ends Florida’s statewide ban on smoking medical cannabis.

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Cannabis in Court: Medical Cannabis Doctor Sues Trump Administration for Right to Own Firearms

Matthew Roman, a 34-year-old Philadelphia doctor, is suing the Trump administration over the federal legislation that bars him, a legally certified medical cannabis user with diagnosed PTSD, from purchasing or owning a firearm.

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Cannabis in Court: Couple Loses Battle Over Aroma from Nearby Growery

Late last year, a Colorado couple officially lost the lawsuit they filed regarding the marijuana smell emanating from a neighboring property housing a marijuana growery.

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Lawmakers Recognize Importance of Medical Marijuana for Veterans with New Bills

We’re particularly excited about breaking news from lawmakers on Capitol Hill this week; according to Marijuana Moment, on Tuesday Senator Brian Schatz (D-HI) and Representative Barbara Lee (D-CA) filed companion bills in the House and Senate designed to make it legal under federal law for military veterans to “use, possess, or transport medical marijuana” in accordance with state policies.

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More Than 90% of Patients Over 65 Attribute Improved Pain Relief to Marijuana

A scientific study published by researchers in Israel shows vast improvements in pain levels for elderly patients using marijuana. More than 90% of patients over the age of 65 reported a reduction in pain, stress, sleeplessness, and other symptoms after treatment and side effects remained minimal.

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