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SALT LAKE CITY — Two very different bills that would make medical marijuana available to small percentages of Utahns cleared their first hurdles at the Utah Legislature on Thursday.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. – For the last few years, the Alabama legislature has talked a lot about CBD oil. It’s derived from marijuana, but it can’t get you high. It can, however, make a big difference for patients who sometimes suffer multiple seizures a day.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- California's largest organization of practicing physicians, the California Medical Association, announced Monday that it is backing a proposed 2016 ballot initiative to legalize the recreational use of marijuana.
Marijuana reform is shaping up to be a major issue this election cycle, so where does the GOP front-runner stand on marijuana policy?
California was the first state to allow medical marijuana. Now, two decades later, voters are expected to be asked whether to legalize recreational use of the drug.
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand wants the Department of Veterans Affairs to allow its doctors to discuss medical marijuana with patients in states where medical marijuana is legal.
AUGUSTA, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- The campaign to regulate marijuana-like-alcohol in Maine will submit petition signatures later Monday.
Although the state Legislature has resisted the idea of legalizing marijuana, more than 60 percent of New Mexicans support legalizing, regulating and taxing the drug, according to results of a statewide poll released Thursday.
Sen. Bernie Sanders, D-Vt., may have received his most potent endorsement yet -- from comedian Tommy Chong, who implored voters to choose Sanders as "commander in kush."
Marijuana advocates hoping for a substantial shift in federal marijuana policy in the last year of the Obama administration are likely to be disappointed.
Gary Johnson has a backup plan. If the Libertarian candidate for president doesn’t win the White House in 2016, he hopes to profit handsomely from a timely investment in the marijuana business.
TALLAHASSEE - Floridians will decide this November whether to allow medical marijuana in the state. On Wednesday, a constitutional amendment to legalize the drug gained enough signed petitions to qualify for the ballot next November.
A district court issued a permanent injunction Friday prohibiting Iowa State University administrators from using trademark policy to stop a campus group from printing university-themed T-shirts that depict a marijuana leaf.
Medical pot has had a slow start in NH, but dispensaries could open soon as painkiller epidemic pressures mount.
As California seeks to regulate its medical marijuana economy, as well as set rules for personal cultivation, a March 1 deadline is making scores of cities and counties paranoid about how to govern pot.
ANNAPOLIS, Md. —The Maryland state Senate voted Thursday to override the governor's veto of legislation that decriminalizes smoking marijuana in public and possessing pot paraphernalia.