European Country Plans to be First to Legalize Recreational Cannabis So far, no country in Europe has legalized the production, sale and consumption of recreational cannabis. The small country of Luxembourg could very well become the first European country to legalize recreational marijuana at the national level. According to the country’s health minister, Luxembourg has … Continue reading

Florida House to Pass Bill Ending Ban on Smokable Medical Marijuana The speaker of the house has already announced the upcoming change. In Florida, lawmakers are reportedly preparing to make important amendments to the state’s medical marijuana laws. Specifically, the Florida House has announced its intention to pass a bill that will make it legal … Continue reading

Medical Cannabis Laws Lower Rates of Opioid Prescription, Study Says Does medical cannabis legalization lower prescription opioid rates? Researchers in Texas say it does—for some groups. An important new study just published in the journal Preventive Medicine says medical marijuana legalization is helping to reduce opioid prescription rates. There’s still considerable debate among the health researchers and the medical … Continue reading

Michigan Medical Marijuana Sales Exceed $42M in 4 Months Now that they’re finally up and running, patients have purchased more than 8,700 pounds of medical cannabis from state-licensed provisioning centers. With roughly 300,000 registered patients, you might expect more purchasing power than the $42 million spent on medical cannabis since last November. But that figure, … Continue reading

Hawaii Now Accepts Out-of-State Medical Cannabis Patients With a simple online registration process, Hawaii is making it easy for visitors to legally obtain medical cannabis. Medical cannabis patients often face restrictions when they travel that prevent them from bringing their medicine with them. Transporting cannabis across state lines, for example, even for a medical cardholder, … Continue reading

Medical Cannabis Will Be Sold In Italian Pharmacies Medical marijuana in Italy is about to become more accessible as the government introduces private production. Italy is taking a big step towards medical cannabis accessibility. This week, Italy’s Health Minister announced that medical cannabis will be sold in Italian pharmacies. Furthermore, private companies will soon be … Continue reading