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Victorian Government moves ahead with plans to legalize Medical Marijuana

The Victorian Government hopes to become the first state in Australia to legalise medical marijuana, hopefully by the end of next year.The drug would be made available to treat people with terminal illnesses or life-threatening conditions. Earlier this year, then opposition leader Daniel Andrews said the law was outdated and needed to be “modernised”. Mr Andrews asked the Law Reform Commission to advise on how to prescribe and regulate the

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Colorado sued by Oklahoma and Nebraska over legal pot

Colorado’s neighbors are not happy about marijuana legalization. The attorneys general of Oklahoma and Nebraska filed a lawsuit on Thursday with the U.S. Supreme Court arguing that Colorado’s commercialized marijuana system violates the constitution. “Oklahoma and states surrounding Colorado are being impacted by Colorado’s decision to legalize and promote the commercialization of marijuana which has injured Oklahoma’s ability to enforce our state’s policies against marijuana,” Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt

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Colorado Board of Health approves medical marijuana research grants

DENVER (AP) — Colorado will spend more than $8 million researching marijuana’s medical potential — a new frontier because government-funded marijuana research traditionally focuses on the drug’s negative health effects. The studies will look at whether marijuana can be used to treat childhood epilepsy, post-traumatic stress disorder, Parkinson’s disease, inflammatory bowel disease, pediatric brain tumors and spine pain. The results of the studies will provide some of the best —

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Angela Brown – Case NOT Dismissed – More Paperwork and More Legal Issues for Mother Who Gave Son Cannabis Oil

It was another day and another court appearance for Angela Brown, the Minnesota mother who gave her son an illegal drug that will be legal by this time next year. Angela Brown of Madison faces two gross misdemeanor charges of child endangerment after she gave cannabis oil to her 15-year-old son, Trey, to ease the pain and muscle spasms he suffers as the result of a traumatic brain injury.  On

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Drug Maker Will Soon Hold Patent On THC, CBD As Cancer Cures

GW Pharmaceuticals, a drug company that specializes in cannabis-based pharmaceuticals, has received early approval on a patent covering the use of marijuana chemicals for treating brain cancer. GW Pharmaceuticals announced Wednesday that it has been issued a Notice of Allowance from the U.S. Patent Office for a patent application involving the use of THC and CBD, the two main chemicals in marijuana, for treating gliomas. Once a patent application is

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