Stories tagged: medical marijuana
Tue., Aug. 16, 2016, 12:23 p.m.
A federal appeals court has banned the Justice Department from prosecuting medical marijuana cases that comply with state laws.
Thu., Aug. 11, 2016, 11:31 a.m.
DEA says it won’t take marijuana off national list of most dangerous drugs.
Fri., July 22, 2016, 11:19 a.m.
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 …
Sat., July 16, 2016, 5:56 a.m.
Medical marijuana dispensaries can now legally open in Hawaii, but not one is ready to do so.
Thu., June 30, 2016, 4:35 p.m.
Washington’s new medical marijuana laws take effect Friday, meaning medical dispensaries will close and many recreational stores will expand into that market.
Tue., June 28, 2016, 4:31 p.m.
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 …
Mon., June 27, 2016, 10:04 a.m.
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.
Sun., May 22, 2016
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.
Mon., May 16, 2016, noon
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Tue., April 19, 2016, 12:43 p.m.
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.
Tue., April 12, 2016, 4:04 p.m.
Medical marijuana patient, denied custody of daughter, sues state agency after she contracts serious illness in foster care.
Fri., Feb. 26, 2016, 1:34 p.m.
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 …
Thu., Feb. 25, 2016, 4:03 p.m.
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 …
Wed., Feb. 10, 2016
New state medical marijuana rules will force some dispensaries to close when they take effect in July.
Wed., Feb. 3, 2016, 1:41 p.m.
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 …
Mon., Jan. 18, 2016, 12:37 p.m.
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 …
Wed., Dec. 16, 2015, 10:06 p.m.
OLYMPIA — Washington will likely increase the number of retail marijuana stores to 556, to handle the demand for medical marijuana licenses.
Wed., Oct. 28, 2015, 3:57 p.m.
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
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 …
Thu., Aug. 20, 2015
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 …
Tue., July 21, 2015
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 …
Sun., June 28, 2015
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 …
Sat., June 27, 2015
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 …
Tue., June 23, 2015, 12:29 p.m.
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 …
Sat., June 6, 2015
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 …
Wed., June 3, 2015, 7:29 a.m.
SEATTLE — Seattle police say two burglars grabbed more than $100,000 worth of marijuana products during an overnight heist at three medical marijuana businesses.
Sat., April 25, 2015
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 …
Wed., April 15, 2015
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 …
Tue., March 24, 2015
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 …
Fri., March 6, 2015
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 …