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Court to Arizona Medical Extract Users: Watch Your Back!

Arizona's 2010 medical marijuana law does not include extracts of marijuana — dubbed "hashish", the appellate court ruled.

Oklahoma Voters Approve Medical Marijuana Legalization

Voters' passage of law that gives sweeping discretion to doctors makes it the 30th US state to legalize medical marijuana.

Oklahoma Conservatives’ Views on Medical Marijuana Evolving

Conservative support for a medical marijuana measure on Tuesday's ballot could ensure Oklahoma joins the growing list of states that have legalized some form of cannabis.

Arizona Mothers Challenge State Over Autism and Cannabis Oil

The state health agency rejected autism as a qualifying condition last year. Now these mothers are fighting to reverse the decision.

Is This the UK’s ‘Charlotte’s Web’ Moment?

Shamed into action by the suffering of an epileptic child whose only relief came from cannabis oil, law enforcement and health authorities in the United Kingdom will begin an “unprecedented” review of the country’s cannabis policy.

Is FDA-Approved Cannabidiol a Blessing or Curse?

As the marijuana molecule cannabidiol nears FDA-approval, parents who for years have used cannabis to treat severe forms of epilepsy in their children are feeling more cautious than celebratory.

Confiscation of CBD Oil Sparks Backlash, Putting Pressure on UK Officials

Observers say law enforcement's confiscation of CBD oil used to treat a boy's epilepsy could prove to be a tipping point for legalization.

Portugal Approves Use of Cannabis-Based Medicines

Portugal's parliament voted overwhelmingly Friday to give final legislative approval for the use of cannabis-based medicines.

UN Drug Committee Finds Cannabis an Effective, ‘Relatively Safe Drug’

As the UN prepares to reconsider its cannabis controls, a World Health Organization study group lays down the facts.

FAQ: What the STATES Act Would Do, and Why It’s a Game-Changer

This historic bill could end federal prohibition. Here's everything you need to know.

Colorado Gov. Vetoes Autism as Medical Marijuana Condition

Gov. Hickenlooper was on the fence, but ultimately rejected the bill due to lack of research.

Florida Judge Lifts Stay on Smokable Medical Marijuana

Floridians allowed to use medical marijuana are one step closer to being able to smoke it.

Ohio Will Miss Sept. 8 Deadline for Medical Marijuana Availability

Ohio said Tuesday that it will not have medical marijuana available by the September deadline due to inspection delays and other obstacles.

Map: Where to Find Ohio’s 56 Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

Ohio has licensed 56 locations that can sell medical marijuana once it becomes legal this fall. The state's 2016 medical marijuana law says the program must begin Sept. 8.

Judge Says Florida’s Ban on Smokable Medical Marijuana Is Unconstitutional

The plaintiffs argued that because the amendment's language only mentions smoking in public, users should be allowed to smoke in private.

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