NCIA Update From Capitol Hill

Posted on: June 25th, 2018 by admin No Comments

NCIA’s team in Washington, D.C. and our allies in Congress have been busy advancing cannabis reforms on Capitol Hill over the last couple of weeks. The Congressional appropriations process for the FY2019 federal budget is well under way and cannabis has been at the center of some of the debates around government spending.

NEW: Medical marijuana shops now legal in West Palm Beach – MyPalmBeachPost

Posted on: June 20th, 2018 by admin No Comments

MyPalmBeachPost NEW: Medical marijuana shops now legal in West Palm Beach MyPalmBeachPost Although still illegal under federal law, 29 states permit medical marijuana , and nine states, in the West and New England, allow marijuana for recreational use. The dispensaries have spread throughout Florida, where the state legalized medical … and more »

Maine Employers Are Not Required to Reimburse Employees for Medical Marijuana Use – Insurance Journal

Posted on: June 19th, 2018 by admin No Comments

Insurance Journal Maine Employers Are Not Required to Reimburse Employees for Medical Marijuana Use Insurance Journal The Maine Supreme Court has ruled that employers in the state are not required to reimburse employees for their use of medical marijuana under the Maine workers' compensation system because federal law preempts state law. This decision vacates a …

Will medical marijuana replace opioids in war on cancer? – Fox News

Posted on: June 12th, 2018 by admin No Comments

Fox News Will medical marijuana replace opioids in war on cancer? Fox News President Trump recently told reporters he will likely support a congressional effort to end the federal ban on marijuana, which could finally help cut through the red tape blocking scientists from conducting large-scale trials on the benefits of ..

Medical marijuana, gun laws at odds – Scranton Times-Tribune

Posted on: May 27th, 2018 by admin No Comments

Scranton Times-Tribune Medical marijuana , gun laws at odds Scranton Times-Tribune Christine Roberts does not own a gun, and never will as far as the federal government is concerned as long as she continues to use medical marijuana . The 53-year-old Dickson City woman has taken the drug to ease pain from a serious neck injury since …

Medical Marijuana Protection Included in Federal Budget Bill – 24/7 Wall St.

Posted on: May 20th, 2018 by admin No Comments

24/7 Wall St. Medical Marijuana Protection Included in Federal Budget Bill 24/7 Wall St

House Republicans say no to allowing federal studies of medical marijuana – Washington Post

Posted on: July 11th, 2015 by admin No Comments

Huffington Post House Republicans say no to allowing federal studies of medical marijuana Washington Post Medical marijuana is now sold in nearly half of all states, and even one red state has legalized it for recreational use. Veterans of wars in Iraq and Afghanistan are clamoring for access to treat post-traumatic stress disorder. Loosening pot laws …

Conn. Senate passes medical marijuana bill – WTNH

Posted on: May 6th, 2012 by admin No Comments

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The Connecticut Senate granted final approval early Saturday to a bill that would allow the use of medical marijuana and includes strict regulations for the cultivation and distribution in an attempt to avoid problems other states have run into when legalizing the plant for medical use

Conn. aims to avoid states’ medical marijuana woes – San Francisco Chronicle

Posted on: May 6th, 2012 by admin No Comments

(05-05) 12:09 PDT Hartford, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut lawmakers’ approval of the use of medical marijuana includes strict regulations for the cultivation and distribution in an attempt to avoid problems other states have run into when legalizing the plant for medical use. The bill, passed early Saturday by the state Senate, is headed to Democratic Gov.

Conn. aims to avoid states’ medical marijuana woes – Fort Worth Star Telegram

Posted on: May 6th, 2012 by admin No Comments

By SHANNON YOUNG Associated Press HARTFORD, Conn. — Connecticut lawmakers’ approval of the use of medical marijuana includes strict regulations for the cultivation and distribution in an attempt to avoid problems other states have run into when legalizing the plant for medical use.

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