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How the Hippocratic Oath Drove This Doctor to Speak Up About Medical Cannabis

Dr. Michael Verbora spent six years in medical school, during which only 30 minutes were devoted to learning about cannabis. Now he's fighting to change that, one conversation at a time.

Meet the Lawyer Suing Jeff Sessions to End Cannabis Prohibition

A blockbuster lawsuit in New York could end cannabis prohibition nationwide. Leafly sat down with David Holland, an attorney for the plaintiffs.

Canadian Health Insurer Announces Groundbreaking Medical Cannabis Plan

Sun Life Assurance Co. of Canada announced that members who qualify will have the choice to sign up for an extended-health care plan that insures medicinal marijuana.

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.

North Dakota Chooses System for Medical Marijuana Program

The management system will track medical marijuana from seed to sale, as well as help register dispensaries and patient card holders.

Pennsylvania Begins Legal Medical Cannabis Sales

The first legal medical marijuana sales under a 2-year-old state law began Thursday at a dispensary in western Pennsylvania.

Meet the 24-Year-Old Fighting for Canadian Cannabis Patients’ Rights

Driven by his teenage battle to access medicinal cannabis, Jonathan Zaid founded Canadians for Fair Access to Medical Marijuana (CFAMM) in 2014, and has been helping Canadian patients find affordable medicinal cannabis ever since.

‘Trading a Constitutional Right for Pain Relief’: The Week in Cannabis Quotes

From entrepreneurial Girl Scouts to enlightened gun lovers, here are the week's notable cannabis quotables.

Cash-Strapped Greece Sees Growth in Medical Cannabis

Greece says it's fast-tracking plans to legalize growth of medical cannabis, arguing that interest from investors could help efforts to pull the country out of years of crisis.

Utah Advances Plan to Allow Cannabis for Terminally Ill, Growing For Research

Critics say the piecemeal approach doesn't go far enough.

Arizona May Finally Begin Lab Testing Medical Cannabis for Contaminants

More than seven years after Arizona legalized medical cannabis, the state may begin to require lab testing to identify mold, pesticides, and other contaminants.

7 Takeaways From Statistics Canada’s ‘Cannabis Stats Hub’

Examining data such as the Canadian share of the American market and seizure data at the border, this wide-ranging study illuminates the Canadian cannabis sector from 1961 to 2017.

America Mourns Passing of Dennis Peron, Father of Medical Marijuana

Rebel, nonconformist, American hero: The father of medical marijuana died at age 72, less than a month after California legalized.

Indiana Eyes Medical Marijuana Legalization, Governor OKs CBD Sales Until Mid-March

Gov. Eric Holcomb announced Friday the extension of an enforcement moratorium on cannabidiol, or CBD oil, products until the legislative session ends in mid-March.

New Jersey Gov Signs Order to Expand Medical Marijuana Access

NJ Gov. Phil Murphy took the first step toward opening up a state program that was notoriously tight under predecessor Chris Christie.

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