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After Weeks of Waiting, Arkansas Receives MMJ Dispensary Applications

After opening the door for applications to grow and dispense cannabis on June 30, the state didn’t receive a single one for a month and a half.

7 Companies Interested in Testing North Dakota’s Medical Marijuana

Seven companies with experience in other states have expressed interest in testing medical marijuana in North Dakota, but regulators say the process ahead will be a slow one.

American Veterinarian Group Gets Behind Cannabis Rescheduling

A leading veterinary organization is joining the fight to reschedule cannabis in an effort to speed research into the plant’s effects on our furry friends.

Government Will Provide Patients With CBD Products for Treatment in Mexico

The State of Mexico's Health Ministry has begun to provide patients with CBD hemp oil, acknowledging the promise of medical marijuana for treating conditions such as epilepsy.

Fired MMJ Patient Can Sue Employer, Federal Court Rules

Employers can be sued for refusing to hire applicants who test positive for medical marijuana, a federal judge in Connecticut has ruled.

Real-Life Tales of Traveling With Medical Marijuana

As Canada’s July 1, 2018 deadline for legalization approaches, there’s still a lot of uncertainty about how medical-marijuana patients should travel with their medicine.

Feds to Study Medical Marijuana’s Effect on Opioid Use

The National Institutes of Health is funding a five-year study to see if chronic pain patients do better with MMJ.

Arkansas Has Received Zero Applications to Grow or Dispense Medical Cannabis

Arkansas Department of Finance and Administration spokesman Scott Hardin said Friday morning that the agency had received no applications to grow and distribute medical marijuana.

Cannabis Shows Great Promise in Treating Cancer—Let’s Not Wreck It With Hyperbole

There is little doubt that cannabis plays a very important role as a treatment option for cancer—which is why it’s so important to eschew cure-related hyperbole.

Arizona Supreme Court to Hear Lawsuit Over Medical Marijuana on Campus

A court case that could have broad implications for patients, the Arizona Supreme Court will hear a challenge to a state law outlawing medical cannabis on college campuses.

How to Register as a Medical Cannabis Patient in Canada

Here are the basic, step-by-step instructions on how patients can register with Health Canada to gain access to cannabis for medical purposes.

State Leaders Respond to Sessions’ Criticism of Legal Cannabis

Attorney General Jeff Sessions fired a warning shot at state-legal cannabis last week in separate letters sent to Oregon, Colorado, and Washington leaders.

State Lawmakers’ Group Urges Feds to Deschedule Cannabis

Removing cannabis from the Controlled Substances Act would respect states' rights and encourage public safety, the National Conference of State Lawmakers says.

Task Force Report Gives Sessions Scant Ammunition for Crackdown

The tepid nature of the recommendations by the Sessions-assembled task force signals just how difficult it would be to change course on cannabis.

Florida Medical Board to Vote on Cannabis Rules for Doctors

Florida health regulators will weigh in on several key cannabis issues this week, with the state Board of Medicine scheduled to vote on regulations.

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