Poll: 73% of Voters Support 2018 Utah Medical Marijuana Ballot Initiative

Poll: 73% of Voters Support 2018 Utah Medical Marijuana Ballot Initiative | Marijuana Policy Project

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah — A February poll of 402 Utahns found that 73% of voters support a medical cannabis ballot initiative, with only 20% opposed and 7% undecided. “The poll results show overwhelming and broad support for medical cannabis in Utah,” said DJ Schanz, director of Utah Patients Coalition. “Voters believe that patients should […]

Poll: 73% of Voters Support 2018 Utah Medical Marijuana Ballot Initiative | The Daily Chronic

Campaign Launched to Place Medical Marijuana on Utah Ballot in 2018

Campaign Launched to Place Medical Marijuana on Utah Ballot in 2018 | Marijuana Policy Project

SALT LAKE CITY, UT – Utah Patients Coalition has launched its 2018 ballot initiative campaign to establish a medical cannabis program for patients in Utah. The proposed ballot initiative would allow patients to legally and safely access medical cannabis with the recommendation of their doctor. It represents a conservative approach to medical cannabis policy by […]

Campaign Launched to Place Medical Marijuana on Utah Ballot in 2018 | The Daily Chronic

Poll: 3 of 4 Americans Want Trump to Respect State Marijuana Laws

Poll: 3 of 4 Americans Want Trump to Respect State Marijuana Laws | Tom Angel | Marijuana Majority

A new Survey USA poll commissioned by Marijuana Majority finds the strongest support yet for letting states legalize cannabis without federal interference. In the survey of 1,500 American adults, three out of four (76%) say that states should be able to implement their own marijuana laws regardless of federal prohibition. In the new poll, just […]

Poll: 3 of 4 Americans Want Trump to Respect State Marijuana Laws | The Daily Chronic

Vermont House Blocks Marijuana Legalization Compromise Bill

Vermont House Blocks Marijuana Legalization Compromise Bill | NORML

MONTPELIER, VT: Members of the House voted Wednesday to block a marijuana legalization compromise bill, H. 511, from further consideration this legislative session. The vote came after Senate members approved the bill, which eliminated civil and criminal penalties for the private possession and cultivation of small quantities of marijuana. Republican Gov. Phil Scott — who […]

Vermont House Blocks Marijuana Legalization Compromise Bill | The Daily Chronic

Vermont Senate Passes Marijuana Legalization Compromise Bill

Vermont Senate Passes Marijuana Legalization Compromise Bill | Marijuana Policy Project

MONTPELIER, VT — Another bill that would make marijuana legal for adults in Vermont was approved by the Senate on Wednesday, the first day of a two-day veto session. House Bill 511 reflects a compromise between legislative leaders and Gov. Phil Scott, who vetoed a similar bill, S. 22, in late May. It will now […]

Vermont Senate Passes Marijuana Legalization Compromise Bill | The Daily Chronic

New York Legislature Approves Medical Marijuana for PTSD

New York Legislature Approves Medical Marijuana for PTSD | Marijuana Policy Project

The bipartisan proposal is headed to the governor’s desk after passing 50-13 in the Senate on Tuesday; it received overwhelming approval in the Assembly last month ALBANY, NY — A bipartisan proposal to add post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) as a qualifying condition for New York’s medical marijuana program has received final approval from state lawmakers […]

New York Legislature Approves Medical Marijuana for PTSD | The Daily Chronic

A Single Dose of Cannabidiol (CBD) Reduces Blood Pressure, Study Finds

A Single Dose of Cannabidiol (CBD) Reduces Blood Pressure, Study Finds | Paul Armentano

Oral CBD administration is associated with reduced blood pressure in healthy volunteers, according to clinical trial data published online in the Journal of Clinical Investigation. Investigators from the University of Nottingham in the United Kingdom assessed the effects of a single oral dose of 600 mg of CBD extract versus placebo in nine male subjects. […]

A Single Dose of Cannabidiol (CBD) Reduces Blood Pressure, Study Finds | The Daily Chronic

Mexico President Signs Bill Authorizing Medical Marijuana

Mexico President Signs Bill Authorizing Medical Marijuana | TJ Baker

Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto has signed into law a bill to make medical marijuana available in Mexico. The new law, which was approved by lawmakers earlier this year, will direct the Ministry of Health to draft and implement policies to regulate the use, importation, and production of pharmaceutical products derived from CBD-dominant/low-THC cannabis. Currently, CBD-infused products […]

Mexico President Signs Bill Authorizing Medical Marijuana | The Daily Chronic

Oklahoma Will Vote on Medical Marijuana in 2018

Oklahoma Will Vote on Medical Marijuana in 2018 | TJ Baker

Oklahoma voters will get the chance to legalize medical marijuana in 2018. While supporters had gathered enough signatures to place the measure before voters in 2016, advocates had filed a lawsuit against then-Attorney General E. Scott Pruit after he rewrote the initiative’s ballot title, delaying the vote. Advocates were successful in their lawsuit earlier this […]

Oklahoma Will Vote on Medical Marijuana in 2018 | The Daily Chronic

Marijuana Infused Tea is Effective in Treating Chronic Pain, Study Finds

Marijuana Infused Tea is Effective in Treating Chronic Pain, Study Finds | NORML

PARMA, ITALY — Oral cannabis administration is safe and effective for the treatment of chronic pain conditions, according to clinical data published in the Journal of Pain Research. Italian researchers conducted a retrospective case series analysis assessing the use of cannabinoids for intractable pain in a cohort of over 600 patients. Study subjects were typically over […]

Marijuana Infused Tea is Effective in Treating Chronic Pain, Study Finds | The Daily Chronic