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Late yesterday, the Georgia House of Representatives approved HB 885, a piece of medical cannabis legislation aimed at fixing the state's current but non-functioning medical cannabis law that was approved circa 1980. Bill sponsor Allen Peake...
Message from the CA Director - 34 Days Until the Conference!
- State Senator Lou Correa Authors First Marijuana Bill Backed by Cops (California)
- Editorial: California needs to solve medical marijuana mess first (California)
- Robert Duncan Begins Prison Sentence For Working In Legal Medical Pot Shop (California)
- Between the...
Annapolis, MD -- A medical marijuana bill introduced earlier this month by Maryland House Delegate Cheryl Glenn (D-Baltimore) and co-sponsored by nearly half of the House will be heard Friday at 1pm in the Health and Government Operations Committee. HB 1321 is a bill that would create clear rules for...
National Medical Marijuana Group Certifies First Dispensaries in Effort to Bring Quality Standards to the Industry
San Francisco, CA -- Patient advocacy group Americans for Safe Access (ASA) certified the first two dispensaries in the country today for its new nationwide program that verifies the quality and reliability of products sold at licensed medical marijuana businesses. The certifications issued today to Berkeley Patients Group and SPARC...
Washington, D.C. -- Medical marijuana advocates are applauding a new memorandum issued today by the U.S. Departments of Treasury (DOT) and Justice (DOJ) giving long-awaited guidance to financial institutions, such as banks and credit unions, to provide services to marijuana-related businesses in states where it's legal. A refusal to...