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Lawsuit challenges Kentucky's medical marijuana ban

Kentucky's criminal ban against medical marijuana was challenged Wednesday in a lawsuit touting cannabis as a viable alternative to ease addiction woes from opioid painkillers. The plaintiffs have used medical marijuana to ease health problems, the suit said. The three plaintiffs include Dan Seum J

Trudeau Unveils Bill Legalizing Recreational Marijuana in Canada

OTTAWA — Fulfilling a campaign pledge, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau introduced legislation on Thursday to legalize the recreational use of marijuana in Canada.

There is legal marijuana in the UK - so why is it hard to get hold of?

Seven years after the first cannabis-based pharmaceutical was made available in the UK - which helps Multiple Sclerosis suffers - it still costs more than £375 for around 270 doses

Rules on medicinal cannabis use too limited says expert

The current rules on the medicinal use of the drug are too limited says a cannabis expert. Professor Val Curran, professor of Psycho-pharmacology at UCL told 5 live: "cannabis has no recognised medical use so research is very difficult to do on the drug."

Don't let Sessions turn back the clock on medical marijuana

Congress and Sessions threaten medical marijuana

Congress puts cannabis industry on high alert after rejecting vote

The cannabis industry is once again worried that Congress will remove its protections from the Justice Department.

Hemp cannabis product sales projected to hit $1 billion in 3 years

Hemp CBD product sales projected to hit a billion dollars in 2020 according to a new report from Brightfield Group.

Mexican Lawmakers Are Laying The Groundwork For A Medical Marijuana Program

Mexican lawmakers are laying the groundwork for medical marijuana program

After Mexico's President Enrique Peña Nieto passed a new law in June, Mexican lawmakers are laying the groundwork for a medical marijuana program.

Massachusetts medical cannabis wrongful termination ruling makes history

Massachusetts' Supreme Judicial Court allowed a Crohn's disease patient to sue her former employer for wrongful termination.