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Latest Medical cannabis in the United States Stories

2013-03-23 16:21:26

Feature highlights investment opportunities in the rapidly growing cannabis industry. OAKLAND, Calif., March 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ArcView--the ambitious, accredited cannabis investment network co-created by Steve DeAngelo--will grace the cover of Fortune Magazine March 25, 2013. The feature story gives readers an inside look at growing investor interest in one of the country's fastest emerging industries--cannabis. In January, Fortune's senior legal analyst/reporter Roger...

2013-03-22 16:23:40

ELOY, Ariz., March 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Jamestown Center, located at 3755 W. Houser Rd., Eloy, Arizona 85131, is an Arizona state approved medical cannabis dispensary opening soon. Located between Phoenix and Tucson off I-10 at Exit 203 Toltec Rd, Jamestown Center will serve the surrounding areas of Eloy, Casa Grande, Maricopa, Coolidge, Florence, Marana as well as the Phoenix and Tucson areas. Jamestown Center will dispense lab tested cannabis to qualifying patients in Arizona. The...

2013-02-04 04:21:21

OAKLAND, Calif., Feb. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Harborside Health Center has released a whimsical political satire, "The Haag." First performed as a live play in front of Oakland City Hall last summer at an Obama demonstration co-sponsored by CA NORML, the YouTube video depicts the federal actions against the state's medical marijuana dispensaries in storybook fashion. For the last several years, the U.S. Attorney for the Northern California District, Melinda Haag, has waged a brutal offensive...

2012-11-05 08:32:26

WOODLAND HILLS, Calif., Nov. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Reform initiatives in thirteen states, as a part of the upcoming presidential elections November 6, 2012, face an important decision about the future of cannabis policy in the U.S. Voters in Arkansas, Missouri, Pennsylvania, Illinois, New York, Massachusetts and Ohio will vote on whether or not to authorize medical marijuana use. Meanwhile, voters in Colorado, Washington and Oregon are set to vote on taxation and regulation initiatives in...

2012-08-07 23:00:47

Long Beach Patients Health & Safety, patient members seek regulation for safe access to medical marijuana. City's refusal to regulate leads to citizen action. Long Beach, CA (PRWEB) August 07, 2012 Medical Marijuana advocates in Long Beach filed documents yesterday notifying the City of their intent to collect signatures to authorize a Ballot Initiative. The proposed measure would require City officials to regulate medical marijuana dispensaries to comply with California State law. In...

2012-08-01 02:29:04

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Aug. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- (Pinksheets: MDBX) (www.medboxinc.com) Medbox, Inc company CEO, Dr. Bruce Bedrick commented on the recent admission by some Los Angeles City Councilmen that they are in favor of legalized medical marijuana. "We applaud the courage and conviction of belief shown by these city leaders," Bedrick stated. "The weight of science validates that marijuana has significant medical efficacy. To ignore the evidence is to succumb to political...

2012-05-10 10:24:49

BOSTON, May 10, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies (MAPS): On Friday, May 11, the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit in Boston, Mass., will hear oral arguments in a federal lawsuit against the Drug Enforcement Administration for denying University of Massachusetts-Amherst Prof. Lyle Craker a license to grow marijuana for privately funded medical research. The arguments are the culmination...

2012-05-04 02:24:51

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., May 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Medicine Dispensing Systems, Inc., a subsidiary of Medbox, Inc. (Pinksheets: MDBX) (www.medboxinc.com) is preparing to assist companies and individuals open legal and fully compliant medical marijuana clinics in the state of Connecticut. The Connecticut House of Representatives voted 96-51 this April to legalize the plant for adults with a prescription from a physician to relieve pain from various illnesses and ailments such as cancer,...

2012-04-04 02:30:49

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., April 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Medbox, Inc. (Pinksheets: MDBX) (www.medboxinc.com) company CEO, Dr. Bruce Bedrick, came out in favor today on California Assembly Bill A.B. 2312. Known as the Medical Marijuana Regulation and Control Act, the bill seeks to clarify and strengthen specific aspects of existing laws and regulations. In 1996, the people of the State of California enacted the Compassionate Use Act to ensure that seriously ill Californians have the right to...

2012-04-01 23:02:12

Harborside Health Center, in collaboration with UK research organization The Beckley Foundation and University College London, has initiated a pioneering survey to investigate, for the first time, the effectiveness of cannabis in treating different medical symptoms and conditions. Oakland, CA (PRWEB) March 31, 2012 An estimated 5 million people legally use medical cannabis in the 16 states (plus the District of Columbia) that have approved medical cannabis laws. However, the United States...