Monthly Archives: March 2011

MMJ May Damage MS Patients’ Ability to Think

While about 16 percent of multiple sclerosis (MS) patients smoke marijuana to ease the bladder problems, emotional issues, insomnia, pain, spasticity, and tremors associated with their disease there’s a possibility that the cannabis which helps soothe their physical complaints could … Continue reading

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Texas Township MMJ Moratorium Advances

A proposed moratorium on medical marijuana businesses has been approved in Texas Township, MI, on its first reading, and second reading and final vote have been scheduled for the township board meeting on April 11th. In order to give the … Continue reading

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Becoming a MMJ Caregiver

Depending on where you live, becoming a medical marijuana caregiver may give you the ability to help one or more patients access their prescribed pot more easily, but how do you go about it? Well, the folks at the Medical … Continue reading

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AZ to Announce MMJ Rules

Arizona, which became the fifteenth state to legalize the use of medical marijuana in last fall’s mid-term elections, is expected to release to the public its rules for the use and distribution of the drug sometime Monday. For months, the … Continue reading

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Friday Film Festival: The Green Rush

Scrolling through the streaming options on NetFlix the other day, I noticed a title that looked interesting: The Green Rush. It’s the story of one family of California-based marijuana growers, and how their business works, and it’s a fascinating, intimate … Continue reading

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Washington House Committee Passes SB 5073

Senate Bill 5073, the Washington State bill which would implement voluntary patient registration and create licensing for medical marijuana dispensaries, has passed the House Health Care and Wellness Committee with a 6-5 vote which local press describes as “mostly partisan.” … Continue reading

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Maryland Senate Considers Allowing MMJ with a Doctor’s Note

Yesterday morning, the Maryland state Senate voted on a proposal that would allow people with certain chronic or terminal illnesses a sort of “get out of jail free” card if they’re arrested for smoking marijuana. The bill, which was re-written … Continue reading

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Fort Collins, CO: We’re Not an MMJ Hub, No Really

The mayor and other city officials say it isn’t so, but anti-drug critics say that by allowing as many as 23 medical marijuana dispensaries to continue operating in the Fort Collins, Co, despite the fact that most are in violation … Continue reading

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New Jersey Announces MMJ Dispensaries

Earlier today, the New Jersey state health department released the names of the applicants chosen to actually open licensed medical marijuana distribution centers. The announcement came in spite of the fact that the current legislature is still working to overturn … Continue reading

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New Hampshire House Passes MMJ Bill

Yesterday, the New Hampshire House of Representatives voted to pass a bill allowing terminally and seriously ill patients to use marijuana for medicinal reasons. The bill, HB 442, is similar to a bill that had been vetoed two years ago … Continue reading

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