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2014-03-25 08:31:32

As the legalization of marijuana has been spreading throughout the U.S., Suncoast Rehab Center has urged policymakers to reconsider, as a correlation has now been suggested between marijuana use and the deaths of two seemingly healthy individuals. SPRING HILL, Fla., March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Marijuana legalization has begun to take precedence in several states, with 20 states plus the District of Columbia enacting laws that allow people to use medical marijuana with a...

2014-02-17 08:27:16

With the legalization of the recreational use of marijuana set to potentially become widespread, Novus Medical Detox urges policymakers to reconsider, as a direct correlation has now been proven between marijuana use and the uptick in fatal car accidents. NEW PORT RICHEY, Fla., Feb. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The legalization of recreational marijuana use in both Colorado and Washington has spurred several other states to question their positions on the substance--a movement that has...

2014-01-29 23:25:52

Canna-Saver and Tommy Chong team up to bring the best deals and savings to the cannabis consumer. Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) January 29, 2014 It was announced today that Tommy Chong comedian, movie star, entertainer and long time advocate for marijuana rights has agreed to be the celebrity spokesperson and joint venture partner for Colorado based Canna-Saver.com, the leader in online cannabis coupons and deals serving the cannabis consumer. Colorado approved the use of recreational...

2013-12-26 23:21:03

From bongs to vaporizers and additional discounts at checkout, CannaJuanaBuy.com shatters competition with new savings for cannabis community until January Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) December 26, 2013 “We are having so much fun giving away free CD’s and huge savings this holiday season,” said Steve Bederman, CEO of The Marijuana Company (TMC). “We have so much momentum going into the New Year that we don’t want to stop just because Christmas is over.” CannaJuanaBuy.com is...

2013-10-01 12:29:56

VANCOUVER, Oct. 1, 2013 /CNW/ - MediJean today announced the launch of its medical marijuana research program under a special Research and Development exemption granted by Health Canada. As part of the new Federal Marijuana for Medical Purposes Regulations (MMPR) program, this rarely-granted exemption provides an early-start option for serious Licensed Producer (LP) applicants.  "This exemption puts our company on a strong R&D track right out of the gate," said Anton...

2013-03-01 12:25:12

DALLAS, March 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- X-Change Corp. (NASDAQ OTC: XCHC), a U.S. Company specializing in cannabinoid formulation-based health solutions through its Phytiva brand product line is very pleased that Florida has taken this action toward providing safe access to medical marijuana for its people, as the country unites behind legalization on a step by step, state by state basis. The Florida bill, "The Cathy Jordan Medical Cannabis Act," introduced on Wednesday, is named after a...

2013-02-27 20:23:38

SAN DIEGO, Feb. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Medical Marijuana Inc (OTC Pink: MJNA) a leading cannabis and hemp industry innovator is pleased to provide a comprehensive update to shareholders on the state of the medical cannabis and hemp industry. Many legislative actions have occurred, particularly since the November elections, which are providing significant positive momentum in our rapidly expanding markets. Marijuana within the United States - A Growing and Expanding MarketMarijuana...

Ole Miss Talks About Pot
2012-12-29 10:55:47

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports — Your Universe Online Even though the use of marijuana was recently legalized in the states of Colorado and Washington, and is currently available for medical purposes in 18 different states as well as the District of Columbia, possession of it remains a federal crime - except at the University of Mississippi. According to Jared Robert Senseman of The (Jackson, Miss.) Clarion-Ledger, that's because in 1968, the Oxford, Mississippi-based school...

2012-02-13 12:31:00

LONG BEACH, Calif., Feb. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- In 2009, noting that it was "allowing" the voters of Washington, D.C to vote on and implement that city's Legalization of Marijuana for Medical Treatment Law, Congress approved medical marijuana in the federal District of Columbia, over which it has all governmental power. On Dec. 2nd, 2011, in anticipation of the opening of dispensaries and cultivation centers, the District's mayor released final rules for the program. States with...

Governors File Petition To Ease Rules On Medical Marijuana
2011-12-01 12:59:15

Washington state and Rhode Island governors filed a petition with the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) on Wednesday that would allow doctors to legally prescribe marijuana for medical treatment. Democrat Christine Gregoire of Washington and independent Lincoln Chafee of Rhode Island asked the DEA to reclassify marijuana as a schedule 2 drug from schedule 1, which would make it legal for doctors to prescribe. "Poll after poll shows an overwhelming majority of Americans now see...