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Marijuana Treatment Study on PTSD for Veterans Gets Back on Track

A year after the federal government approved a study for the use of marijuana by veterans in treating post-traumatic stress disorder the work may at last get underway. The National Institute of Drug Abuse on Wednesday informed the Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies that it is ready to supply researchers with marijuana needed for the…
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Will Weed Be Legal In Nevada Anytime Soon?

Although Nevada currently has laws legalizing medicinal marijuana use, it hasn’t taken the full plunge to legalize all marijuana use for people over 21 like its neighbors to the north and the west: Washington, Oregon, and Colorado. But Nevada lawmakers could legalize weed soon, because they’re becoming more and more attracted to the positive economic…
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Colorado pulls in $76M in marijuana taxes and business fees for 2014

DENVER ? Colorado finally learned Tuesday how much tax revenue it collected from recreational marijuana in the first year of sales, and the haul was below estimates ? about $44 million. The release of December sales taxes gave Colorado its first full calendar year of the taxes from recreational pot sales, which began Jan. 1,…
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Colorado to offer one-day tax holiday on marijuana

Colorado will repeal sales taxes on marijuana Sept. 16, thanks to a quirk in its constitution. The one-time-only holiday from the 10 percent state sales tax on recreational pot is likely to generate buzz in the first state in the nation to legalize marijuana. The little-noticed provision is part of a larger bill that Gov.…
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Texas Could Legalize Recreational Marijuana in 2015

While a recent proposal aimed at establishing a taxed and regulated cannabis market in the state of Texas seemed to be more of a long shot than a three-legged horse coming out of the gate ass first, the motion managed to win the approval of a key legislative committee earlier this week, putting the possibility…
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Pennsylvania Governor Wants to Decriminalize Marijuana

While the fate of Pennsylvania?s medical marijuana program remains in the hands of House Health Committee Chair Matt Baker, who said last week that he has no plans to submit the Senate approved proposal to the House of Representatives, Governor Tom Wolf has come forward in hopes of opening up the discussion of leading the…
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Louisiana Approves Reduction in Pot Penalties

Louisiana, which has become infamous for enforcing some of the toughest laws in the United States against marijuana offenders, could experience a significant level of reform this year in the way the state prosecutes those who get busted with the herb. Earlier this week, the Senate Judiciary Committee put their stamp of approval on a…
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US Senators Cast First-Ever Vote In Favor of Medical Marijuana Access

The majority of the U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee cast votes in favor of expanding medical cannabis access to United States veterans on Thursday. The committee vote marks the first time that a majority of any body of the U.S. Senate has ever decided in favor of increased cannabis access. Committee members voted 18 to 12…
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Cannabis Might Be the Next Migraine Drug

A recent review of medical literature, courtesy of the Headache Center at the Cleveland Clinic Neurological Institute in Cleveland, Ohio, has shown that cannabis has potential therapeutic effects for the treatment of headache disorders, including migraines. Some British doctors have been treating headaches and migraines with cannabis since the 1840?s, but nearly worldwide prohibition in…
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