Monthly Archives: March 2015

Legal Marijuana In Colorado Has Already Generated $15 Million For Schools

h/t Huffington Post Politics by Matt Ferner Legal marijuana in Colorado has already generated more than $15 million in tax revenue that is specifically earmarked for public schools, according to the latest data from the state’s Department of Education. Since

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FDA Brings Down Hammer on CBD Companies

h/t US News by Steven Nelson Matt Figi hugs his once severely ill daughter Charlotte inside a greenhouse growing a special strain of marijuana known as Charlotte’s Web near Colorado Springs, Colorado, on Feb. 7, 2014. Charlotte’s mother says it’s

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Senators Introduce Bill To End Federal Curbs On Medical Marijuana

h/t Forbes by David Kroll Bipartisan legislation was introduced yesterday in the U.S. Senate proposing to change federal law such that states could regulate the medical use of marijuana without fear of prosecution. A somewhat unlikely team of Senators Rand

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Southern California Regional VA Policy Revised to Allow for Medical Marijuana Use with Opioids

h/t CA NORML FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Ellen Komp, CA NORML 415-563-5858 ellen@canorml.org March 10, 2015 – In response to months of effort from California NORML, Veterans for Medical Cannabis Access, affiliated groups and Congressional offices, Cal NORML has been

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In a first, senators plan to introduce federal medical marijuana bill

h/t Washington Post by Niraj Chokshi In what advocates describe as an historic first, a trio of senators plan to unveil a federal medical marijuana bill Tuesday. The bill, to be introduced by Senators Rand Paul (R-Ky.), Cory Booker (D-N.J.),

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FDA: CBD Marketers Selling Unapproved Drugs

h/t Natural Products Insider by Josh Long FDA is cracking down on marketers of cannabidiol or CBD, a hemp-based substance. Last month, the public health agency advised six companies in warning letters that statements on websites, social media and product

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