The Senate on Tuesday passed the FY2016 Military Construction and Veterans Affairs (MilCon-VA) Appropriations Bill, which includes language to allow Veterans Administration (VA) doctors to recommend medical marijuana to their patients in states where medical marijuana is legal. The language was included as an amendment in the Senate Appropriations committee in May. “Veterans in medical [...]

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A pair of scientists at California Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco has found that a compound derived from marijuana could stop metastasis in many kinds of aggressive cancer, potentially altering the fatality of the disease forever.

“It took us about 20 years of research to figure this out, but we are very excited,” said Continue Reading

Is Cannabis Medicine

On May 4, 2015 By

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February 4, 2015 (Reporting by Ian Simpson; Editing by Will Dunham)

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States’ top doctor said that medical marijuana can help some patients in comments on Wednesday that may boost pressure on the Justice Department to redesignate the drug under federal law.

In an interview on “CBS This Morning,” U.S. [...]

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Cannabis comes to Las Vegas

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By Conor Shine
Monday, Jan. 19, 2015 |Las Vegas SUN

In the coming weeks, the first crops of cannabis will begin blooming in warehouses, the most tangible sign yet that medical marijuana is headed to Southern Nevada.

Businesses that received state approval in November have been busy preparing buildings, sourcing crops and getting ready to [...]

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By Andrew Harris - Aug 22, 2014 Bloomberg.com

America is two nations when it comes to marijuana: in one it’s legal, in the other it’s not. The result is that people like B.J. Patel are going to jail.

The 34-year-old Arizona man may face a decade in prison and deportation following an arrest in 2012. On a trip [...]

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Phoenix, AZ-(ENEWSPF)- State health officials have agreed to changes in the state’s medical cannabis law to permit patients with post-traumatic stress to be eligible to use cannabis therapy.

Regulators agreed late last week to expand the state’s list of qualifying conditions to include the physician-recommended use of cannabis for the palliative care of post-traumatic [...]

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By Matthew Hendley - Phoenix New Times, Mon., Apr. 7 2014

People from the Phoenix chapter of the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (NORML) are going to try to force a recall of Republican Senator Kimberly Yee.

Yee, who’s been one of the biggest opponents of Arizona’s voter-approved medical-marijuana law, is being targeted after blocking [...]

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