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Recreational Legalization Won’t Make Medical Marijuana Cards Obsolete

As states like California move to legalize recreational cannabis for adults, seasoned consumers may want to think twice before retiring their medical marijuana card.

Study Finds Most Cancer Patients Want MMJ Info, But Few Get It

How popular is medical cannabis among cancer patients in states that have legalized both medical and adult-use cannabis?

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.

Keep Canada’s Medical and Adult-Use Systems Separate, Researchers Say

As Canada works towards next year’s launch of an adult-use cannabis market, there are still some key regulatory issues to hammer out.

Puerto Rico Governor Signs Medicinal Marijuana Bill

Puerto Rico became the latest corner of US to adopt a medical marijuana law, with the territory’s governor on Sunday signing a bill that legalizes it.

New Mexico Group Protests Use of ‘Pharmaceutical’ by Local Dispensary

A local anti-drug group in New Mexico is protesting the use of the word “pharmaceutical” by a cannabis dispensary in Carlsbad, NM.

Fate of New York’s PTSD Bill Rests With Cuomo

A proposal that would add PTSD as a qualifying condition for New York’s medical marijuana program has received final approval from state lawmakers.

Florida Attorney Plans Lawsuit to Allow for Smoking of Medical Cannabis

The Florida Legislature's passage of a bill to enact the state's amendment expanding the use of medical marijuana has ended one chapter in the battle.

Michigan Police May Get $8.8M to Increase Cannabis Enforcement

The department has a checkered past with cannabis patients, with the Michigan State Crime Lab altering evidence to allow prosecutors to charge patients with felonies.

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Updates From DC: Congress Could Pass MMJ Protections This Week

Jeff Sessions and the DOJ won’t be touching your medicinal marijuana anytime soon, at least not if Congress passes its newly unveiled stopgap budget bill.

Mexico’s Lower House Approves Medical Uses of Cannabis

Mexico's lower house overwhelmingly passed a bill Friday approving the use of marijuana for medicinal purposes, the latest in a series of legal changes.

Pennsylvania MMJ Licensing Draws Hundreds of Applicants

Pennsylvania's medical marijuana program remains on schedule after hundreds of applications poured in from those who want to grow, process and dispense it.

Houston Officials Set New Cannabis Tone in Texas

New Harris County District Attorney Kim Ogg declared that her office would no longer seek to put small-time cannabis offenders in jail.

Hawaii Law Lets Nurses Certify Medical Cannabis Patients

Gov. David Ige signed a bill Monday, facing a shortage of doctors willing to certify patients.

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