Tag: medical marijuana

Florida Lawmakers Ask Oregon for Marijuana Advice

With the possibility that Floridians could be asked next year to legalize recreational marijuana, a House panel and Florida lawmakers on Tuesday turned to Oregon to learn more about the economic, environmental and health impacts the state has faced since authorizing adult pot use four years ago. Chris Gibson, the executive director of the Oregon-Idaho […]

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Texas Stops Issuing Dispensary Permits

Just one week after opening the application process for medical cannabis dispensaries to apply for dispensary permits in Texas, the Texas Department of Public Safety suspended the process without warning. “The Department’s Compassionate Use Program is not accepting applications at this time,” it says on the department’s website. The sudden announcement comes nearly a month […]

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New Virginia Law Protects Students Using CBD

After a unanimous decision by Senate, students who use cannabidiol oil will be protected by legislation. As cited by WTKR News SB 1632, sponsored by Sen. Glen Sturtevant, R-Richmond, mandates that local school boards are to enforce policies that safeguard students from facing suspension or expulsion if they have “valid written certification” to use CBD […]

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