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Posted: 2017-08-03 21:10:16
Earlier this year, the Virginia General Assembly empowered the state’s Crime Commission to consider whether Virginia should decriminalize marijuana possession. Now, the commission wants to...
Posted: 2017-08-03 20:49:46
The New Jersey Medical Marijuana Review Panel has issued initial recommendations to add several new qualifying conditions to the state’s medical marijuana program: chronic pain related to musculoskeletal...
Posted: 2017-08-03 18:02:23
MPP is teaming up with Cards Against Humanity, the makers of the popular party card game of the same name, to end marijuana prohibition in Illinois. In a press release today, the Chicago-based...
Posted: 2017-08-01 21:15:36
PTSD Patients Can Now Access Medical Marijuana in Minnesota
Last year, MPP helped local advocates at Sensible Minnesota with their successful petition to add post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) to the state’s medical cannabis program. Patients suffering...
Posted: 2017-08-01 19:24:45
Sen. Cory Booker Introduces Comprehensive De-Scheduling Bill
On Tuesday, U.S. Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ), who has been a leader in federal marijuana policy reform efforts, introduced one of the most comprehensive bills to date to end federal prohibition...
Posted: 2017-07-31 17:36:03
Utah Patients Coalition Launches Public Hearings
As required by state election law, Utah Patients Coalition (UPC) is holding eight hearings throughout the state of Utah to collect public comment on the proposed citizens’ initiative petition,...
Posted: 2017-07-28 17:29:21
Massachusetts Governor Signs Marijuana Compromise Bill
On Friday, Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker signed the compromise bill that makes changes to Question 4. While the tax rate has increased and local control has been amended slightly, the...
Posted: 2017-07-27 17:58:06
Alaska Gets Initial Approval for On-Site Consumption at Marijuana Retailers
The regulatory body in charge of marijuana policy in Alaska has just taken steps to become the first state to allow on-site consumption at retail marijuana stores. Alaska Dispatch News reports:...
Posted: 2017-07-27 17:43:08
Senate Appropriations Committee Votes to Renew Protections for Medical Marijuana
On Thursday, the Senate Appropriations Committee on Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies (CJS) approved an amendment in a voice vote that would continue to protect state medical marijuana...
Posted: 2017-07-27 17:40:39
Pennsylvania Launches Practitioner Registration
On Wednesday, Acting Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine announced important steps forward for Pennsylvania’s medical marijuana program — practitioners can now register online, and the...