Category Archives: legislation

Kansas to Hold Medical Cannabis Hearing This Week

CANNABIS CULTURE – The Kansas State Legislature has begun hearing arguments on House Bill 2184 to decriminalize cannabis for medical use, a bill largely spearheaded by the Kansas Cannabis Business Association (KCBA).  Kansas is one of several states where cannabis is still illegal in all forms with the exception of CBD.   Two years ago the […]

‘Let’s Talk About A CBD Remedy For Fido,’ Veterinarians In Two States May Now Legally Say To Pet Parents

Earlier this month, Michigan governor Gretchen Whitmer signed legislation making her state the second in the nation (after California, in 2019) to legalize veterinarian consultations with pet owners “on the use of marihuana or industrial hemp” in medications. That green light to discuss (though not recommend) CBD medications is a big deal, says Dr. Trina […]

Recreational Cannabis Could Show Up In New Jersey Within 6 Months

New Jersey lawmakers have passed a measure to allow a recreational marijuana marketplace in the Garden State. The legislation will now be sent to Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy, who is expected to sign the bill. Once that happens, New Jersey cannabis businesses will be able to offer recreational weed within six months. The Democrat-led Assembly […]

Ireland Needs To Have The Adult Conversation About Medical Cannabis

A woman who smokes cannabis to deal with her back pain has said Ireland needs to have ‘the adult conversation’ about the drug. There has been a lot of conversation surrounding legislation and access to medical cannabis. In 2019, legislation was passed to allow for the operation of the Medical Cannabis Access Programme on a […]

Disabled Army Vet In Madera Needs Medical Marijuana For Pain, But Cannot Easily Get It

As a fully disabled Army veteran, managing my pain is always a challenge. After being medically discharged in 2013 due to a spinal and traumatic brain injury, I’ve experienced three spinal surgeries, three knee surgeries, and countless physical therapy and rehabilitation sessions. Yet my hometown of Madera, where I live with my wife and three […]

Bill To Decriminalize Marijuana At Federal Level Up For House Vote Next Month

A landmark bill that would decriminalize marijuana use at the federal level is up for vote soon. The U.S. House of Representatives is set to vote on the legislation in September, according to an email sent out on Friday by Majority Whip James Clyburn. Politico first reported on the pending vote. The “Marijuana Opportunity Reinvestment […]