September 8, 2014 by · Leave a Comment
Pennsylvania moves toward medical marijuana legalizationThe Daily PennsylvanianAs the Pennsylvania state Senate is set to reconvene on Sept. 15, a hotly contested national issue sits near the top of its agenda: medical marijuana. The bipartisan Senate Bill 1182, titled the Compassionate Use of Medical Cannabis Act, passed the …Medical Marijuana supported by majority of Florida VotersThe Independent Florida AlligatorEditorial: Uncertainty surrounds medical marijuana, but it's manageablePalm Beach PostMedical marijuana vote is complicatedPacific Daily Newsall 6 news articles »
The News-Item, 26 Aug 2014 – Over the past five years, nearly 3,000 heroin-related overdose deaths have been identified in Pennsylvania. Overdose deaths in our state have increased by an astounding 570 percent, rising from 2.7 to 15.4 per thousand over the last two decades. Nationally, more people aged 25 to 64 are dying from heroin overdoses than in vehicle crashes.
August 19, 2014 by · Leave a Comment
The Miami-Dade Democrats have a new chairman and on one hot-button issue, he’s got one of the strongest positions in the state: Sen. Dwight Bullard thinks marijuana should be legal not just for…
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The Miami-Dade Democrats have a new chairman and on one hot-button issue, he’s got one of the strongest positions in the state: Sen. Dwight Bullard thinks marijuana should be legal not just for …
Democrat Gov. Patrick Quinn signed legislation yesterday expanding the state’s nascent medical cannabis law.
July 17, 2014 by · Leave a Comment
At the Minnesota Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party convention in Duluth last month, 1076 delegates cast ballots related to the party’s 2014-15 action agenda. Resolutions ranged from taxes to veteran…
Detroit Free Press, 14 Jul 2014 – LANSING — The Legislature has a few session days scheduled through July and August that traditionally have been used to introduce bills and not much more. Roll call generally isn’t taken and neither are any votes. But this year, that might change.
July 6, 2014 by · Leave a Comment
Pennsylvania Makes Moves To Legalize Medical MarijuanaMedical JaneHARRISBURG, PA — A few days after passing a decriminalization law in Philadelphia, the Pennsylvania Senate Law and Justice Committee voted unanimously in favor of SB 1182, a bipartisan medical marijuana bill.
July 3, 2014 by · Leave a Comment
The University of Arizona isn’t saying much about the firing of medical-marijuana researcher Sue Sisley, but officials deny any political motivations. In an email sent to our sister blog, the Pho…
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Daily Times, 28 Jun 2014 – HARRISBURG (AP) – People who need marijuana for medical conditions inched closer to being able to get the drug legally following a unanimous vote Friday in a Pennsylvania Senate committee. The Law and Justice Committee approved a bill that would allow marijuana to be grown, processed and dispensed, with oversight by a state Board of Medical Cannabis Licensing.