Month: April 2015

Louisiana Lags Nation In Marijuana Support Says LSU Survey

Louisiana Lags Nation In Marijuana Support Says LSU Survey

The residents of Louisiana are sending mixed signals about their support for legalizing marijuana in their state. The LSU Public Policy Research Lab recently released their Louisiana Survey for 2015, the title of which was “Opposition to Same-Sex Marriage and Recreational Marijuana Legalization Continues Slow Decline“. The survey is showing […]

ALS (Ice Bucket Challenge) & Cannabis Research Findings

ALS (Ice Bucket Challenge) & Cannabis Research Findings

A 2014 study titled “Medical Marijuana Utilization and Perceived Therapeutic Value in Patients with ALS (P3.014)” (Neurology.com) found that those “patients currently using marijuana report a very significant treatment effect on many ALS symptoms. Given the high degree of patient interest and reported therapeutic value, ALS clinicians should become better educated […]

Illinois Marijuana Retailer Health Central LLC Receives Approval

Illinois Marijuana Retailer Health Central LLC Receives Approval

The Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation, which oversees the medical marijuana retailers in Illinois, has given approval to marijuana retailer Health Central, LLC. The approval from the Illinois department is required to purchase marijuana products from cultivation centers. Health Central LLC qualified in: Dispensary District 9: Comprised of Cass, Christian, […]

Texas Considers Lower Penalties For Marijuana

Texas Considers Lower Penalties For Marijuana

Four proposals to lower penalties for marijuana possession are scheduled to be heard in the Texas House Criminal Jurisprudence Committee on Wednesday, April 8, 2015. Marijuana advocates are hopeful that the new makeup of the Texas committee will give the proposals a better chance than in years past, when other […]