Addiction Specialists Ponder a Potential Aid: Pot - Cannabis News

A new clinic is experimenting with a concept made possible by the growing legalization of marijuana: that pot, rather than being a gateway into drugs, could be a gateway out.

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'A plant that God made,' South Carolina conservatives supporting medical marijuana bill - Cannabis News

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina Rep. Eric Bedingfield once shunned all marijuana use, but when his eldest son's six-year struggle with opioid addiction ended with his overdose a year ago, the conservative Republican co-sponsored medical cannabis legislation.

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'A plant that God made,' South Carolina conservatives supporting medical marijuana bill - Cannabis News

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina Rep. Eric Bedingfield once shunned all marijuana use, but when his eldest son's six-year struggle with opioid addiction ended with his overdose a year ago, the conservative Republican co-sponsored medical cannabis legislation.

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Coachella Is Getting a Marijuana “Oasis” - Cannabis News

Two companies are partnering up to build an "oasis" for weed smokers, located six miles from the festival.

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Illinois joins states considering recreational marijuana legalization as budget fix - Cannabis News

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Marijuana advocates are trying to lay the groundwork for Illinois to become the first state in the Midwest and the ninth nationwide to legalize recreational pot, arguing the move will help solve the state’s notorious budget crisis.

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Illinois joins states considering recreational marijuana legalization as budget fix - Cannabis News

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Marijuana advocates are trying to lay the groundwork for Illinois to become the first state in the Midwest and the ninth nationwide to legalize recreational pot, arguing the move will help solve the state’s notorious budget crisis.

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A how-to class teaches N.J. patients to cook with cannabis – Cannabis News

The New Jersey Department of Health, which regulates medical marijuana, has long taken a hands-off approach, telling patients they are free to create edibles with the raw cannabis that is sold.

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A how-to class teaches N.J. patients to cook with cannabis – Cannabis News

The New Jersey Department of Health, which regulates medical marijuana, has long taken a hands-off approach, telling patients they are free to create edibles with the raw cannabis that is sold.

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Canada: Government to announce marijuana will be legal by July 1, 2018 - Cannabis News

The Liberal government will announce legislation next month that will legalize marijuana in Canada by July 1, 2018.

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Kansas Lawmakers Advance Proposal to Promote Industrial Hemp

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas legislators who have resisted proposals to legalize marijuana for medical use are advancing a proposal aimed at making the state an industrial hemp powerhouse.

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Kansas Lawmakers Advance Proposal to Promote Industrial Hemp

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas legislators who have resisted proposals to legalize marijuana for medical use are advancing a proposal aimed at making the state an industrial hemp powerhouse.

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Texas veteran pushes pot for PTSD treatment – Cannabis News

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder is a battle that sometimes continues even after a veteran puts away their combat boots. 12News sat down with a Jefferson County man who served two tours in Iraq and now has PTSD. The vet is asking lawmakers to let him use pot.

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Texas veteran pushes pot for PTSD treatment – Cannabis News

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder is a battle that sometimes continues even after a veteran puts away their combat boots. 12News sat down with a Jefferson County man who served two tours in Iraq and now has PTSD. The vet is asking lawmakers to let him use pot.

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Illinois lawmakers propose legalizing recreational marijuana – Cannabis News

Lawmakers are proposing to legalize recreational marijuana in Illinois but say the legislation probably won't come up for a vote until next year.

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Illinois lawmakers propose legalizing recreational marijuana – Cannabis News

Lawmakers are proposing to legalize recreational marijuana in Illinois but say the legislation probably won't come up for a vote until next year.

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Four-year old Georgia boy ‘different child’ on cannabis oil – Cannabis News

BROOKHAVEN, Ga. - Cannabis oil has become part of Georgia mom Julianne Martin's new routine.

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Cannabis could help treat stress, PTSD and phobias – Cannabis News

Anxiety is driven by fear – research suggests that cannabidiol dilutes fear by changing the brain’s activity.

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As Citrus Industry Struggles, Florida Lawmakers Consider Industrial Hemp – Cannabis News

Across the country, advocates are hailing industrial hemp as a miracle crop. Some Floridians even think the plant could surpass oranges as an agricultural powerhouse. But lawmakers in the capitol are urging caution.

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As Citrus Industry Struggles, Florida Lawmakers Consider Industrial Hemp – Cannabis News

Across the country, advocates are hailing industrial hemp as a miracle crop. Some Floridians even think the plant could surpass oranges as an agricultural powerhouse. But lawmakers in the capitol are urging caution.

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Nebraska Legislative Committee Passes Medical Marijuana Bill – Cannabis News

The Medical Cannabis Act has made its way past the first hurdle of many on the road to becoming law in Nebraska.

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