- Oregon growers look forward to new era of retail marijuana Updated: Jun-30-15 4:10 pm
WILLIAMS, Oregon - On the third Thursday of each month, veteran medical marijuana growers and hopeful newbies gather in the old Williams Grange hall in a small rural Oregon valley long known for growing some of the best cannabis on the planet.
- Wednesday ends long wait for medical marijuana patients Updated: Jun-30-15 3:56 pm
ST. PAUL, Minnesota - Patients and their parents will head into Minnesota's first medical marijuana clinic in Minneapolis at midnight Tuesday, eager to get a potentially promising new medicine as soon as July 1 hits.
- Illinois to take new suggestions for marijuana disease list Updated: Jun-30-15 4:06 am
CHICAGO - Illinois residents who want to add specific diseases to the state's medical marijuana pilot program have another chance to submit their suggestions during July.
- Jindal agrees to medical marijuana, lessened pot penalties Updated: Jun-29-15 6:32 pm
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - Louisiana's penalties for having small amounts of marijuana have been lowered.
- 5th New Jersey facility can start growing medical marijuana Updated: Jun-29-15 3:11 pm
TRENTON, New Jersey - A fifth facility has been given permission to start growing medical marijuana in New Jersey.
- The Latest: British leader says Greek vote is a vote on euro Updated: Jun-29-15 8:04 am
ATHENS, Greece - The latest news on Greece's financial woes as it closes its banks and limits money withdrawals (all times local):
- High court ruling offers chance to alter health law debate Updated: Jun-29-15 3:31 am
WASHINGTON - The country finally has an opportunity to change the subject on health care, after the Supreme Court again upheld President Barack Obama's law.
- AP News Guide: Oregon weed legal soon, but not legally sold Updated: Jun-28-15 1:05 pm
PORTLAND, Oregon - Come Wednesday, the pot stashes in Oregon are legal - up to 8 ounces. So is the homegrown, up to four plants a household.
- Medical pot sales to begin in Minnesota, but fight not over Updated: Jun-28-15 12:07 pm
ST. PAUL, Minnesota - There will be no baggies of pot awaiting patients next week when Minnesota joins 21 other states in offering medical marijuana. No glass pipes, no plants to tend at home. Instead, the nation's latest medical marijuana program is a world of pill bottles and vials of marijuana-infused oil.
- Deadline looms for Governor Ige to announce bill vetoes Updated: Jun-26-15 5:50 pm
HONOLULU - The deadline is approaching for Hawaii Gov. David Ige to tell lawmakers which bills he plans to veto.
- Medical marijuana may be likely, but patients still to wait Updated: Jun-26-15 3:40 pm
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - Gov. Bobby Jindal has said he will sign a medical marijuana bill into law. But state officials say patients in Louisiana with cancer, glaucoma and a severe form of cerebral palsy will still have to wait at least two years to use it.
- Oregon lawmakers call for quicker start for retail pot sales Updated: Jun-25-15 8:20 pm
SALEM, Oregon - Retail sales of recreational marijuana would begin as soon as Oct. 1 in Oregon, far sooner than had been expected, under a bill approved Thursday by a state legislative committee.
- Carson City medical marijuana grow site approved Updated: Jun-25-15 2:01 pm
CARSON CITY, Nevada - A medical marijuana cultivation facility is coming to Carson City.
- 1st medical marijuana dispensary in Massachusetts opens Updated: Jun-24-15 3:55 pm
SALEM, Massachusetts - The first medical marijuana dispensary in Massachusetts opened Wednesday - by appointment only - nearly three years after voters overwhelmingly approved the drug's therapeutic use.
- No drug houses seized in 1st year of Detroit program Updated: Jun-24-15 5:56 am
DETROIT - A plan announced last year to seize drug houses from their owners hasn't resulted in any properties being confiscated.
- Bentley pocket vetoes bill to redistribute HIV medication Updated: Jun-23-15 9:39 pm
MONTGOMERY, Alabama - Gov. Robert Bentley has chosen not to sign a bill that would have allowed HIV clinic pharmacies to redistribute unused drugs, a move that patient advocates on Tuesday said was "extremely disappointing."
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- Study: Scant evidence that medical pot helps many illnesses Updated: Jun-23-15 12:04 pm
CHICAGO - Medical marijuana has not been proven to work for many illnesses that state laws have approved it for, according to the first comprehensive analysis of research on its potential benefits.
- Things to know: Maryland governor plans for cancer treatment Updated: Jun-23-15 8:23 am
ANNAPOLIS, Maryland - Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan announced Monday that he has been diagnosed with cancer of the lymph nodes, calling it "very advanced and very aggressive." Hogan vowed to continue to work, though he acknowledged that he will miss some days while he undergoes intensive chemotherapy treatments. Here are five things to know about Hogan's announcement:
- Bill helps medical marijuana users access organ transplants Updated: Jun-22-15 8:11 pm
SACRAMENTO, California - California lawmakers have passed a bill that prevents medical marijuana users from being denied organ transplants just because they use pot.
- Doctors propose tool to help gauge the value of cancer drugs Updated: Jun-22-15 1:07 pm
The pushback against soaring cancer drug prices is gaining steam. A leading doctors group on Monday proposed a formula to help patients decide if a medicine is worth it - what it will cost them and how much good it is likely to do.
- Ex-firefighter sues over drug tied to compulsive gambling Updated: Jun-22-15 11:38 am
ANDERSON, Indiana - A former Indianapolis firefighter has sued two drug companies, saying they failed to act on reports that a medication she was prescribed for restless leg syndrome causes compulsive behaviors such as gambling.
- Oregon pharmacy loses license over marijuana prescriptions Updated: Jun-22-15 6:18 am
TUMALO, Oregon - A Tumalo pharmacy is closing after a state licensing board says it manufactured marijuana products, dispensed controlled substances without prescriptions and filled clients' prescriptions at other pharmacies without their knowledge, among other things.
- Equal pay, marijuana bills test Gov. Rauner's social agenda Updated: Jun-21-15 10:44 am
SPRINGFIELD, Illinois - Throughout his campaign for governor, Bruce Rauner asserted he didn't have a social agenda and was focused solely on Illinois' deepening financial crisis.
- Bridgeport may extend delay on medical marijuana businesses Updated: Jun-21-15 10:16 am
BRIDGEPORT, Connecticut - Businesses considering applying for new medical marijuana permits in Connecticut's largest city may have to wait a while.