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Michigan Expands Qualifying Conditions for Medical Marijuana

Michigan regulators have significantly expanded the list of conditions approved for treatment by medical marijuana.

How to Get a Medical Marijuana Card in Arizona

Most Arizona MMJ patients use cannabis to soothe chronic pain. If you qualify, here's how to obtain your own card.

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.

Colorado Gov. Vetoes Autism as Medical Marijuana Condition

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

The Most Common Qualifying Conditions for Medical Cannabis

Cannabis is a versatile medicine with many uses. Learn about some of the most common qualifying conditions for getting a medical cannabis card.

Illinois House Considers Cannabis to Fight Opioids

The Senate's approved the idea. But Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner has fought previous efforts to expand medical marijuana.

Louisiana Looks to Add PTSD, Pain to Medical Marijuana Conditions

If Gov. John Bel Edwards signs a bill now making its way through the legislature, Louisiana could become an actual MMJ state.

Michigan Considers 10 New Qualifying Conditions for Medical Marijuana

Only post-traumatic stress disorder has been added since voters approved the law in 2008.

In Iowa, Medical Marijuana’s Future Remains Hazy

"We've provided some false hope," said state Sen. Joe Bolkcom, who has backed efforts to expand medical marijuana access. "There are thousands of Iowans counting on us to deliver."

Iowa Senate Bill Would Open the Door to More Potent Medical Marijuana

The bill would allow the state's medical cannabis board to raise the current 3% limit on THC.

Pennsylvania to Make Whole-Plant Cannabis Flower Available to Patients

The move is expected to lower costs and improve patient access. Cannabis designed to be smoked, however, would still be illegal.

Louisiana House Backs Medical Marijuana Expansion

Supporters say therapeutic marijuana could help veterans suffering from PTSD and others with severe medical conditions, rather than steering them to addictive opioids.

Ohio Doctors May Now Apply to Recommend Medical Marijuana

By qualifying doctors to recommend cannabis, Ohio is finally getting the state's medical marijuana ball rolling.

Medical Marijuana Advocates Outraged Over Georgia PTSD Bill

Rep. David Clark, a Republican Army veteran who sponsored the bill, accused Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle of "playing politics" and stifling the proposal by calling for another study committee.

Any Condition Is Now a Qualifying Condition in Virginia

A new law allows patients with any medical condition to obtain a doctor's recommendation for CBD and THC-A oil—which could be easily converted into THC.

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