More Medical Marijuana Articles

  • Medical marijuana moratoriums in 71 Oregon cities

    PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — At least 71 Oregon cities have moratoriums on medical marijuana dispensaries, and more than 40 others are considering bans, according to the League of Oregon Cities and the Association of Oregon Counties. The Legislature allowed local governments to impose a one-year...

  • Medical pot measure could boost Florida Democrats

    Democrats in the nation's largest swing-state see the question of whether to legalize medical marijuana as a rare source of hope and high voter turnout in this year's midterm elections.

  • Democrats face dilemma on legalizing marijuana

    Legalizing marijuana is an issue made to order for the Democratic Party. A majority of Americans now supports the idea, and so do two out of three Democrats. Two states have done it, and several more may vote on it in 2016.

  • Uruguay to give medicinal marijuana to prisoners

    MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay (AP) — Prisoners in the jails of Uruguay will be able to use marijuana if a doctor says it will benefit their health. Uruguay's drug czar Julio Calzada told The Associated Press on Tuesday that any inmates with doctors' orders will be prescribed marijuana to their improve...

  • Rules put medical pot shops under added scrutiny

    SALEM, Ore. (AP) — A line of patients forms in the lobby of a medical marijuana shop called Cherry City Compassion as a worker checks IDs, enters names into a computer system and performs other duties required under a new state law. The extra scrutiny is new to these holders of Oregon medical...

  • Poll: Nationwide marijuana legalization inevitable

    Nationwide marijuana legalization seems inevitable to three-fourths of Americans, whether they support it or not, according to a new poll out Wednesday. The Pew Research Center survey on the nation's shifting attitudes about drug policy also showed increased support for moving away from...

  • Senate poised to vote on medical marijuana bill

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — The Maryland Senate's version of a medical marijuana bill is poised for a full chamber vote. The vote could take place Thursday morning. If the bill passes, lawmakers will have to reconcile it with a version already approved by the House. Both bills aim to make medical...

  • Chris Christie: Marijuana is a 'gateway drug' that I will never legalize in New Jersey

    Christie said that he understood the argument for more revenue, but said that it was wasn't an "even exchange."

  • Could marijuana be the key to 2014 turnout?

    Having marijuana legalization on the ballot could entice some Americans to come out to the polls during the 2014 midterm elections, when turnout is usually low, according to a new poll from George Washington University. It found 69 percent of respondents said they would be “much more” or...

  • Medical marijuana support transcends political lines

    PUEBLO WEST, Colo. -- It's 9 a.m. on a weekday, and I'm at the Marisol Therapeutics pot shop. This is serious business. Security is tight. ID checks are frequent. Merchandise is strictly regulated, labeled, wrapped and controlled. The store is clean, bright and safe. The staffers are courteous...



From the Weekly Standard

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