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Medical Marijuana Patients Admit Driving While Under Influence

More than half of people who take medical cannabis for chronic pain say they’ve driven under the influence of cannabis within two hours of using it, at least once in the last six months, according to a new study. One …

Delaware Judge Says Fired Medical Marijuana User Can Pursue Lawsuit

A Delaware judge has ruled that a medical marijuana user fired from his factory job after failing a drug test can pursue a lawsuit against his former employer. Jeremiah Chance was fired in 2016 from his job as a yard …

Nebraska Senators Aiming to Get Medical Marijuana on 2020 Ballot

Two Nebraska lawmakers have announced plans to place a medical marijuana legalization measure on the 2020 ballot. Sens. Anna Wishart and Adam Morfeld, both of Lincoln, on Dec. 13 announced the formation of Nebraskans for Sensible Marijuana Laws. The campaign …

Utah Lawmakers OK Medical Marijuana Changes Despite Concerns

Lawmakers in conservative Utah havev passed sweeping changes to a new voter-approved medical-marijuana ballot measure under a planned compromise that secured the support of the influential Mormon church but sparked a backlash from advocates. Supporters of the compromise cheered the …

Oklahoma Ruling Could Set Precedent for Marijuana Use in Work Comp Cases

A recent Oklahoma court ruling that permits an injured worker to receive workers’ compensation benefits with a positive drug test could set a precedent for such cases at a time when medical marijuana may soon be widely available in the …

Utah Lawmakers Draft Bill on Marijuana, Set for Consideration

Utah lawmakers and others involved in forging legislation to revise a voter-approved medical marijuana law say they’ve settled on a new version for consideration during an anticipated December special session. The Utah Medical Cannabis Act set to be discussed during …

Utah Voters Say ‘Yes’ to Medical Marijuana

Voters in Utah have decided to legalize medical marijuana. With most precincts reporting in, Utah’s medical cannabis ballot measure, or Proposition 2, led by a margin of 53 percent to 47 percent. Under the measure patients with physician approval would …

Ahead of Utah Medical Marijuana Vote, Lawmaker Tries Pot in Vegas

A Utah lawmaker drove to Las Vegas and tried marijuana for the first time ahead of an upcoming vote on a proposition that would legalize its use in his state for individuals with qualifying medical conditions. Salt Lake City TV …

Canada Gets Ready for Legalized Recreational Marijuana on Oct. 17

Mat Beren and his friends used to drive by the vast greenhouses of southern British Columbia and joke about how much weed they could grow there. Years later, it’s no joke. The tomato and pepper plants that once filled some …

New Medical Marijuana Clinic Opening in Louisiana

A new medical marijuana health clinic is opening in northwest Louisiana. News outlets reported the Total Health Clinic was opening in Bossier City this week. Dr. Chad Rossitter, an internal medicine doctor in Acadiana, said he became interested in marijuana …