Arrow-right Camera

Tags


Everything tagged


Sort by:

Stories tagged: medical marijuana


Federal court bars feds from prosecuting medical pot cases

A federal appeals court has banned the Justice Department from prosecuting medical marijuana cases that comply with state laws.


Marijuana still has no medical value, DEA says

DEA says it won’t take marijuana off national list of most dangerous drugs.


Illinois ordered to rethink medical marijuana for migraines

A judge has ordered Illinois health officials to reconsider their decision not to include migraine headaches on the list of conditions that qualify for use of medical marijuana in the …


Hawaii pot dispensaries can legally open, but none are ready

Medical marijuana dispensaries can now legally open in Hawaii, but not one is ready to do so.


Washington flips the switch on a new medical marijuana system

Washington’s new medical marijuana laws take effect Friday, meaning medical dispensaries will close and many recreational stores will expand into that market.


Judge orders Illinois to add PTSD to medical marijuana list

Illinois must add post-traumatic stress disorder to the list of diseases eligible for medical marijuana treatment, a Cook County judge ordered Tuesday in a sternly worded ruling that also said …


Montana’s medical marijuana law won’t be heard by Supreme Court

The Supreme Court won’t hear an appeal challenging a Montana law that limits medical marijuana providers to selling the drug to a maximum of three patients each.


Congress getting more sensible about medical marijuana

Attitudes are changing on medical marijuana, even in the paranoid halls of Congress. Part of the turnaround can be attributed to a far greater drug concern: opioid addictions.


Cannabis for back pain puts him in a pickle

Dear Dr. Zorba: I enjoy your radio show. I’m a 56-year motorcycle guy. I had an accident when I was much much younger, and the result has been years of …


Medical marijuana backers launch new Montana ballot measure

Advocates for medical marijuana in Montana have begun gathering signatures for an initiative that would ask voters to undo legislation limiting the use of the substance.


Marijuana patient sues state after daughter develops MRSA in foster care

Medical marijuana patient, denied custody of daughter, sues state agency after she contracts serious illness in foster care.


Many Montana pot shops to shut down after ruling, group says

Marijuana dispensaries will have at least two weeks to prepare for severe rollbacks to Montana’s medical marijuana law, though most will likely have to shut down, the head of an …


Commercial medical marijuana sales limited by Montana court

The Montana Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that medical marijuana providers should be paid for their services, but it clamped down on commercial sales of the drug by limiting providers to …


Spokane County pot dispensary owner says new rules unfair

New state medical marijuana rules will force some dispensaries to close when they take effect in July.


Facebook shuts down medical marijuana pages in New Jersey

Three of New Jersey’s five medical marijuana dispensaries have had their business pages shutdown by Facebook, cutting off what advocates call an integral place for customers to learn about which …


Four Idaho kids have qualified to take marijuana-derived epilepsy drug

Four Idaho children are now taking a drug derived from marijuana to treat severe epilepsy under a limited state program, Idaho lawmakers learned Monday, and 18 more kids are being …


State could get 222 more pot stores

OLYMPIA — Washington will likely increase the number of retail marijuana stores to 556, to handle the demand for medical marijuana licenses.


Medical marijuana shop owners want moratorium dropped

Spokane Valley medical marijuana store owners protest the city’s temporary moratorium on new marijuana businesses at city council meeting


UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 18, 2015

After veto, Idaho moves to allow 25 sick kids access to cannabis-derived drug

Idaho is just weeks away from enrolling up to 25 children with severe epilepsy in a free program to provide them with an experimental, non-psychoactive drug extracted from marijuana, under …


City updating pot rules

Spokane Valley is updating its marijuana regulations following recent changes in state law. The city adopted an emergency moratorium Dec. 9, halting all new marijuana businesses except those regulated by …


Medical marijuana referendum won’t be on Washington ballot

OLYMPIA – Washington voters won’t be asked this fall if they want to keep changes made this spring to the state’s medical marijuana laws. Organizers of a petition drive to …


Senate passes pot tax bill

OLYMPIA – Changes to the state’s marijuana taxes and the way they will be spent received final approval from the Senate and were sent to Gov. Jay Inslee Saturday. After …


State House approves taxes on medical marijuana

OLYMPIA – Medical marijuana patients would pay many of the same taxes as recreational pot users under a bill approved Friday by the House. On a 59-38 vote, the House …


Study: Scant evidence that medical pot helps many illnesses

CHICAGO — Medical marijuana has not been proven to work for many illnesses that state laws have approved it for, according to the first comprehensive analysis of research on its …


Kettle Falls Five sentencing hearing delayed to October

Members of a family who grew medical marijuana on their farm near Kettle Falls will wait until October to learn whether they will spend time in federal prison. U.S. District …


Police: $100,000 in product taken in Seattle pot heist

SEATTLE — Seattle police say two burglars grabbed more than $100,000 worth of marijuana products during an overnight heist at three medical marijuana businesses.


Washington Legislature wraps up – for now

OLYMPIA – A few hours before the gavel came down on the regular session, Gov. Jay Inslee signed one of the most-discussed laws, one that brings medical marijuana under much …


Washington Senate OKs marijuana regulation changes

OLYMPIA – A major revision to the state’s marijuana laws, blending the medical and recreational systems and setting up a voluntary registry for adult patients, overwhelmingly passed the Senate on …


Washington lawmakers study marijuana rules

OLYMPIA – Leading the way for legalized marijuana nationally doesn’t mean just anything goes in Washington when it comes to pot. Instead, it provides a springboard into new questions for …


Pot lounges among marijuana issues lawmakers asked to consider

OLYMPIA – As legislators worked this week to blend the state’s recreational and medical marijuana laws, Spokane Valley officials asked them to consider one more wrinkle in the rapidly changing …