As marijuana use among teenagers increases and its perceived danger among this age group decreases, clinicians need to know the latest science about the harmful effects of the drug on the adolescent brain, according to a researcher at the University of Colorado, Denver.
Advocates for medical marijuana dispensaries have filed lawsuits in California to try to win court orders that would stop U.S. attorneys from closing them down.
A petition drive in Kern County, California, seeks to challenge a recent law that would close down medical marijuana clinics in the area.
Teenagers in Rhode Island did not use more marijuana after the state implemented its medical marijuana law in 2006, according to a new study.
Some medical marijuana shops in central California have closed down following a letter from federal prosecutors threatening their landlords with legal action.
United States attorneys in California have told dozens of marijuana dispensaries they must close or face criminal and civil action.
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 are receiving marijuana from the federal government, the result of a 1976 court settlement, according to the Associated Press.
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.
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