Tag Archives: Medical Marijuana

Some California Medical Marijuana Shops Are Closing

Some medical marijuana shops in central California have closed down following a letter from federal prosecutors threatening their landlords with legal action. …

Federal Officials Tell California Marijuana Dispensaries to Shut Down

United States attorneys in California have told dozens of marijuana dispensaries they must close or face criminal and civil action. …

Government Says Medical Marijuana Patients Cannot Own Firearms

The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives has told all federally licensed firearms dealers that anyone who uses marijuana, including medical marijuana, is prohibited from possessing firearms or ammunition. …

Four Americans Receive Marijuana From Federal Government

Four Americans are receiving marijuana from the federal government, the result of a 1976 court settlement, according to the Associated Press. …

Michigan Court Rules Medical Marijuana Cannot be Sold in Private Shops

A Michigan appeals court ruled Wednesday that medical marijuana cannot be sold in private shops or dispensaries. The Associated Press calls the ruling a major decision. …

Seattle Votes to Establish Licensing and Regulation System for Medical Marijuana

Seattle’s City Council voted this week to establish a system for licensing and regulating medical marijuana distribution under a new Washington state law. …

New Jersey Governor OKs State Medical Marijuana Program

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie has given approval to the state’s medical marijuana program. He says he believes the state’s narrowly focused program will not be subject to federal prosecution. …

Researchers Seek Approval to Study Effects of Marijuana on Veterans with PTSD

Researchers are asking the federal government for approval to study the effects of marijuana on veterans with chronic post-traumatic stress disorder who have not responded to other treatment. …

Medical Marijuana Still Not Available in New Jersey

A year-and-a-half after New Jersey legalized medical marijuana, patients authorized to receive the drug have not yet been able to get it. …

DEA: Marijuana Still Classified as Highly Dangerous Drug, Has No Accepted Medical Use

The Drug Enforcement Administration said Friday that medical marijuana has no accepted medical use, and should still be classified as a highly dangerous drug. …