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Arizona Proposal Would Jail Cannabis Doctors Who Break Rules

Republicans hailed the proposal, but Democrats warned that Arizona would be slapping heavy penalties on doctors who can already face sanctions from licensing boards.

Revenue Hit Predicted for California’s Medical Cannabis Market

It's been an open secret that pretty much anyone who wants marijuana at just about any time can find a doctor willing to recommend it for almost any reason.

Cautious Texas Among Last States to OK Medical Marijuana

Though it may seem Texas policymakers have softened their attitude on cannabis, bringing them closer to the US population as a whole, they have not.

Proposal Would Make Medical Cannabis Available in Malta

The country's current law has so many restrictions that not a single Maltese had ever been treated legally with cannabis.

Pennsylvania Starts Signing up Medical Marijuana Patients

Pennsylvanians moved a giant step closer to being able to obtain medical marijuana, as the state announced the launch of its patient and caregiver registry.

Only 2 Louisiana Doctors Seek Marijuana Permits

Only two doctors have applied for permission, raising questions about whether patients will gain access to treatment they lobbied so hard to get.

Online Portals Guide Australian Doctors Through Medical Cannabis Maze

Doctors in Australia aren’t big prescribers of medical cannabis—not yet, at least. Online portals hope to help streamline process, speeding patient access.

Marijuana Stigma Hurts Doctor–Patient Relationship, Study Says

The fear of being labeled a "stoner" can make some patients leave painful symptoms untreated. Others may avoid the doctor entirely.

Find a New York Medical Marijuana Doctor Using Our Map

The New York health department finally released a list of doctors qualified to recommend medical marijuana. Use our map to find one near you.

Chronic Pain Is Now a Qualifying Condition in New York State. Here’s What That Means for Patients

After months of regulatory review and public comment, New York has officially added chronic pain as a qualifying condition for medical cannabis.

Where Are the Medical Marijuana Doctors in Florida? We Mapped Them.

We used Florida Department of Health data to map the physicians who can recommend medical marijuana to patients, along with dispensary locations.

The Shake: The Feds’ Big Eradication Spend and the Massachusetts Smackdown

More and more doctors want cannabis to be legal, Mexico's president is MIA from the U.N. summit, and did someone say, "dragon balls"?

The Shake: SCOTUS Rejects Colorado Lawsuit, Infused Nutella Is a Thing Now

Arrest data paint an unflattering picture, the federal government criticizes its own handling of cannabis, and cannabis growers look to farmers for inspiration.

Treating MMJ Patients in Illinois: One Doctor’s Perspective

To gain a better understanding of Illinois' new medical pilot program, Leafly spoke with Chicago doctor Rahul Khare of Innovative Express Care.

How to Find a Doctor or Clinic That Specializes in Medical Marijuana Recommendations

This quick step-by-step guide will help you locate a doctor or clinic that can legally recommend medical marijuana to help treat your illness or symptoms.

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