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Medical Marijuana

2021-09-23 16:05:53
by Dan McCue
Cannabis Banking Act Added to House Defense Bill

WASHINGTON -- The bipartisan SAFE Banking Act, a measure intended to allow banks to provide financial services to legitimately licensed... Read More

WASHINGTON -- The bipartisan SAFE Banking Act, a measure intended to allow banks to provide financial services to legitimately licensed cannabis businesses in states that have deemed the substance legal for use, has been added as an amendment to the... Read More

2021-05-19 19:33:58
by TWN Staff
Alabama Latest State to Adopt Medical Marijuana Law

MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Normally conservative Alabama has become the latest state in the union to approve the use of medical... Read More

MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Normally conservative Alabama has become the latest state in the union to approve the use of medical marijuana in at least some circumstances. Gov. Kay Ivey signed the legislation Monday, a week after the state House of... Read More

2021-05-16 12:19:05
by Dan McCue
Mississippi Supreme Court Overturns Successful Ballot Initiative

JACKSON, Miss. - The Mississippi Supreme Court on Friday overturned a voter-approved ballot initiative to legalize medical marijuana, holding that... Read More

JACKSON, Miss. - The Mississippi Supreme Court on Friday overturned a voter-approved ballot initiative to legalize medical marijuana, holding that the election law governing ballot referendums is out of date. The decision, which could halt other citizen-led efforts to amend... Read More

2021-04-20 15:29:55
by Alexa Hornbeck
Health Effects from Cannabis Addressed by THC Potency Caps

Whether or not cannabis is harmful to human health is a continuing question for researchers, as some studies say smoking... Read More

Whether or not cannabis is harmful to human health is a continuing question for researchers, as some studies say smoking can have therapeutic effects, while others say long-term cannabis smokers experience anxiety at higher doses.  “There hasn’t been clear science... Read More

2021-02-11 16:03:58
by Sean Trambley
Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly Announces Medicaid Expansion Bill Funded By Medical Marijuana

TOPEKA, Kan. – This week, Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly announced legislation to expand Medicaid, known as KanCare, and provide health... Read More

TOPEKA, Kan. – This week, Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly announced legislation to expand Medicaid, known as KanCare, and provide health insurance for 165,000 Kansans. The legislation also establishes a regulatory framework to make Kansas the 48th state to legalize medical... Read More

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