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PTSD Patients Can Now Buy Minnesota’s Medical Marijuana

Tuesday brought the latest expansion of the state's medical marijuana program that launched in July 2015.

10 Things to Know About Florida’s Medical Marijuana Bill

The Florida Legislature on Friday finally approved a bill establishing a framework for the state's constitutional amendment expanding medical marijuana.

Connecticut Commissioner Agrees to Add 3 Qualifying Conditions

The Department of Consumer Protection commissioner has agreed to make three more conditions eligible for medical marijuana treatment in Connecticut.

Colorado Governor Signs PTSD Cannabis Bill Into Law

After a hard-fought effort by veterans groups and patient advocates, Colorado has added post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) as a qualifying condition for medical cannabis.

Warrior Ethos: Colorado’s Battle to Allow Cannabis for PTSD

After an incident in an Army commissary, veteran Matthew Kahl is fighting to expand cannabis access to help others find relief from PTSD.

Georgia’s Allen Peake Wins Medical Marijuana Expansion in Georgia

Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal approved an expansion of the state's MMJ program Tuesday, adding six qualifying conditions to the state's cannabis program.

Chronic Pain Is Now a Qualifying Condition in New York State. Here’s What That Means for Patients

After months of regulatory review and public comment, New York has officially added chronic pain as a qualifying condition for medical cannabis.

Utah Republicans Laying Groundwork to Expand Medical Marijuana

Lawmakers presented outlines of measures they're planning to introduce at the next legislative session that would expand legal uses of medical marijuana.

Colorado Poised to Add PTSD as Medical Marijuana Qualifier

Colorado's change would put Colorado in line with 18 other states and Washington, D.C., that allow cannabis for PTSD treatment.

New Jersey Gov. Christie to Decide PTSD Medical Marijuana Bill

Republican Gov. Chris Christie will decide whether New Jersey residents with PTSD can be treated with medical marijuana after lawmakers approved a measure Monday.

Minnesota Opens Sales of Medical Marijuana for Pain

Expanding the list of qualifying conditions to include intractable pain marks a critical juncture in the year-old program, which is among the most restrictive in the country.

State of the Leaf: Hawaii Misses Dispensary Launch, and Washington MMJ Shift Sparks Alarm

Illinois expands its MMJ program, New York patients' slim options get even slimmer, and how exactly will Alaska get cannabis to consumers?

Judge Orders Illinois to Add PTSD to Medical Marijuana List

It's the first decision among eight lawsuits filed by patients disappointed with across-the-board rejections by Gov. Bruce Rauner's administration of recommendations from a medical cannabis advisory board.

State of the Leaf: Setback in Michigan, Progress in Vermont, and a Three-Way Race in Montana

Michigan's ballot measure hits a snag, more qualifying conditions come to Vermont, and Israel unveils 2-year study of cannabis patients.

The Shake: Minnesotans Seeing MMJ’s Benefits, and Michigan Falls Short on Signatures

Vermont expands qualifying conditions, Guam eyes decriminalization, Oregon nibbles new edibles, and why are Aussies backpedaling on MMJ?

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