Kirsten Velasco, a medical cannabis patient advocate, says that Illinois' medical marijuana law has a serious flaw: It requires patients to be fingerprinted, a practice she says she is "sure" is "a violation of civil rights and privacy."
The U.S. legal system is slowly addressing the legal implications of nearly half of the states having enacted medical marijuana legislation. The wording of state legislation is not uniform and consequently generalizations are difficult.
U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy has joined the growing chorus of top medical professionals and organizations in favor of reforming marijuana laws to allow access for medical purposes.
Will we walk through Cheech-and-Chong-density marijuana smoke? Is it a risk to public safety? What about the kids, isn't it always about the kids?
In a column that ran in the Detroit Free Press on Monday morning, Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette laid out a weak and hypocritical argument regarding his opposition to marriage equality in Michigan.
It seems that tech companies which develop marijuana-related apps are having difficulties obtaining authorization from Apple in order to release their creation to consumers via their App Store.
There is no place any longer, either in the NFL or the nation at large, for the injustices and hypocrisies of prohibitionist marijuana policies. It's time for the NFL to be a leader and create a rational and science-based marijuana policy.
As a criminal defense lawyer, I've handled a few DUI cases in my time. Still, the last thing I want is to share the road with an impaired driver. DUI defense isn't about supporting drunk or drugged driving; it's about making sure the legal system runs correctly.
The headline on a Daily Beast article Wednesday gives Illinois government way too much credit: "Illinois' Absurd Fight to Block Medical Marijuana." T...
The Compassionate Care Act was signed into law in July. So why is it that people are not able to access medical marijuana (MMJ)? And how will it work?
Unfortunately, we still live in an age when a series about a movie theater that starts selling marijuana alongside popcorn is too taboo for television. Fortunately we live in an era when the definition of television is rapidly evolving.
Marijuana, that scourge of America, didn't even earn a mention in the National Poison Control Center's new research paper on poisonings in the United States.
A marijuana delivery app that's been described as the "Uber for weed" was officially cut off from doing business in L.A. Local Judge Robert H. O'Brien issued a preliminary injunction against Nestdrop after the L.A. City Attorney's Office targeted it for civil action.
Wednesday marked a milestone in the 18-year battle between state and federal law concerning medical marijuana. But to me, and thousands of other Americans, it marks a day that our country has finally acknowledged that our battle exists.
At 76 years old, Chong is adding entrepreneur to his resume as he launches a namesake new line of medicinal marijuana called CHONG STAR and is also releasing Tommy Chong's Smoke Swipes which instantly rids clothes and hair of smoky smells from cigars, cigarettes and cannabis.
This is a huge victory -- one that has taken 13 years to win. For the first time, Congress is cutting off funding to federal medical marijuana raids and saying no one should be arrested for complying with their state's medical marijuana law.