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Veterans in North Dakota can now get medical marijuana, without a doctor's recommendation.
“Stop thinking about rolling joints. You’ve got to start thinking about vaping, extracts and oils,” said Craig Amos, a state-certified drug recognition expert.
North Dakota quietly decriminalized marijuana earlier this month, making it the 25th state to do so.
The top law enforcement officials from 38 U.S. states and territories are calling on Congress to pass legislation to increase marijuana businesses’ access to banks.
Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker said Saturday he’s reached an agreement with key lawmakers on a plan to legalize recreational marijuana in the state starting next year.
A bipartisan group of lawmakers on Capitol Hill is asking House leadership to protect universities that conduct research on marijuana from being penalized under federal law.
The Kalamazoo County Board of Commissioners voted down a proposal to add the word “marijuana” to its drug testing policy, that would have allowed drug testing of employees suspected of being high on the plant, which recently became legal in Michigan.
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Many employers in New York City could no longer require job applicants to be tested for marijuana use under legislation approved this week.
Residents can now grow cannabis for recreational use at home, but still have no way to legally buy or sell it.
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) plans to hold a public hearing on May 31 in Maryland to explore issues around products containing cannabis or cannabis-derived compounds such as cannabidiol (CBD).
The U.S. territory of Guam legalized the adult use of marijuana on Thursday when Gov. Lou Leon Guerrero signed the contentious recreational cannabis bill into law.
Medical marijuana sales are coming to Georgia eventually, but a bill that lawmakers passed late Tuesday contains substantial hurdles before the state’s 8,400 registered patients can buy the drug.
With a majority of states in the country enacting medical marijuana laws, cannabis in the workplace has become a hot button issue for business owners seeking to fashion appropriate workplace regulations for lawful cannabis users.
It’s an unanticipated hiccup for the rapidly growing hemp industry, which relies on interstate trucking to transport hemp from farms to processing labs that extract the compound cannabidiol, or CBD, from the raw plant material.
The state of Texas is taking a big step toward legitimizing the use of CBD oils. It’s removing hemp from the state’s list of controlled substances on April 5.