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Compassionate (Ab)use: family battles Texas over medical marijuana

The Zartlers have gone through a pharmacy of prescription drugs, but they say medical marijuana is the only thing that stops Kara from hitting herself.

Ex-NFL player sues Jeff Sessions to decriminalize marijuana

Former NFL defensive end Marvin Washington is one of five plaintiffs suing U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions, the Department of Justice and the Drug Enforcement Agency, asking them to decriminalize marijuana.

Breaking bud: Israeli cannabis company brings smokeless meds to New Mexico

The Israeli company Panaxia already launched a production facility in Bernalillo, now it will offer smokeless proprietary cannabinoids in New Mexico.

Despite serious opioid crisis, research on medical marijuana remains stifled by federal rules

It’s about a mile along Division Street from Dr. Matt Layton’s office on the Washington State University medical campus in Spokane to the nearest recreational marijuana store.

Poland legalizes medical marijuana

Yesterday, President Duda signed Poland’s medical cannabis bill into law, making Poland the latest European Union member country to permit the use of medical marijuana. Cannabis reform in Poland has moved fast and steady in the last couple of months.

Forget the US. Here's where medical marijuana is really taking off

Medical marijuana still faces many hurdles in the U.S. There's an even bigger market that is ripe for investment, says CEO Benjamin Ward.

Kosher kush: The Orthodox-approved pot brownie

California couple offers medical cannabis edibles, but Orthodox Union makes it clear that it draws the line at recreational use.

Labour MP urges people to 'break the law' and smoke cannabis in Parliament

Former shadow minister Paul Flynn said people should break the law and "see what happens"

Cannabis dispensaries get high marks from patients

Research from UBC shows marijuana patients are giving storefront dispensaries high marks for quality, safety and availability but not for cost.

Regulation gives public confidence in industry

Regulation of cannabis gives the public confidence that the industry “is closely guarded and strictly controlled,” attorney Bob Hoban said in an interview.