US House Votes to Prohibit DOJ From Interfering With State Medical Marijuana or Industrial Hemp Programs

After a long debate that had the US House of Representatives in session until after midnight, the lower chamber of Congress cast a historic 219 to 189 vote to restrict the Department of Justice and the Drug Enforcement Administration from using taxpayer funds to interfere in state-sanctioned medical marijuana programs in the 20+ states that […]

Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz calls marijuana discussion for VA doctors ‘prematures

The usually progressive Florida Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz said Wednesday that she broke ranks with fellow Democrats to vote against allowing federal doctors to discuss medical marijuana with patients because the move was “premature.” Mrs. Wasserman Schultz, who also serves as chairwoman of the National Democratic Committee, was one of just 18 House Democrats who […]

Senator Yee cancels PTSD studys

Veteran with PTSD hopeful for marijuana study despite hurdle TUCSON- Veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder are finding relief through medical marijuana. It’s a hot topic at the Arizona state legislature as Sen. Kimberly Yee single-handedly killed a bill that would take medical marijuana card fees and apply it to groundbreaking marijuana research at the University […]