Senator: President letting states regulate marijuana

“Since the campaign, President Trump has consistently supported states’ rights to decide for themselves how best to approach marijuana,” Senator Gardner said in a statement Friday. “President Trump has assured me that he will support a federalism-based legislative solution to fix this states’ rights issue once and for all.” Marijuana is legal for medicinal use Read more about Senator: President letting states regulate marijuana[…]

New York lawmaker seeks medical marijuana for pets

Assemblywoman Amy Paulin of Westchester County, introduced legislation Thursday that would change New York law to allow veterinarians to prescribe medical marijuana to animals. “Medical marijuana has helped countless people in the management and treatment of chronic and debilitating illnesses,” Paulin’s bill states.

New Dispensaries coming to Brooklyn and Staten Island

iAnthus owns, operates, and partners with licensed cannabis operations throughout the United States. The company’s subsidiary Citiva Medical, which was acquired in early February holds one of only ten medical marijuana licenses issued by New York State. The company announced the signing of two new leases, one in Brooklyn, New York, and one in Tampa, Read more about New Dispensaries coming to Brooklyn and Staten Island[…]

NJ Health Commissioner: Alcohol more dangerous than marijuana

With the the debate over legalizing marijuana, NJ Health Commissioner Shereef Elnahal told the Senate Judiciary Committee at his confirmation interview that the review of the medical marijuana program ordered by Gov. Phil Murphy would be done by its March 24 deadline. “Have you ever seen, in the history of the world, a case where Read more about NJ Health Commissioner: Alcohol more dangerous than marijuana[…]

New York Assembly to vote on Medical Marijuana for opioid addiction

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, addiction to opioids killed 63,600 people in 2016. While no states currently allow medical marijuana to be used specifically for this purpose, New York Assemblyman Daniel O’Donnell recently wrote a bill to add opiate addiction as a prescribable condition for medical marijuana, which has been legal Read more about New York Assembly to vote on Medical Marijuana for opioid addiction[…]