Demand for N.J. medical marijuana is exploding

Adding chronic pain and anxiety to the list of qualifying conditions has expand New Jersey’s medicinal marijuana program, according to health department data. Of the roughly 11,000 patients who have joined since the beginning of the Murphy Administration, 7,700 have one of the new conditions added on March 26.

Israeli Parliament Decriminalizes Cannabis Possession

Israel’s parliament, known as the Knesset, approved a bill to decriminalize the possession of cannabis in a vote of 41-1. The new law, which goes into effect on April 1, 2019, will replace criminal charges and jail time as a punishment for cannabis possession with fines for first-time offense.