Medical Marijuana

FILE - This July 2016 photo provided by the North Dakota Department of Agriculture shows industrial hemp growing in a field in North Dakota's Benson County. In Arizona, farmers will soon begin planting commercial hemp under a 2018 state law that just took effect once the state issues required licenses. (North Dakota Department of Agriculture via AP,File)
June 06, 2019 - 3:46 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona farmers will soon begin planting hemp as its byproduct - CBD oil - is exploding in popularity, with some supporters saying it could overtake a traditional crop in the state because there's more money in the cannabis plant than cotton. The emerging market for hemp, which...
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June 03, 2019 - 1:41 pm
New Jersey residents who use medical marijuana may soon find it easier to fill their prescriptions as the state looks to expand the program.
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May 30, 2019 - 5:33 pm
New Jersey's Democrat-led Senate passed a bill expanding medical marijuana services.
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In this April 8, 2019 photo, Bernie Barriere poses for a photo as he tends to two marijuana plants he legally grows in a basement in Bennington, Vt. "Home grow" laws vary from state to state, with Vermont allowing adults to grow up to two mature plants. Neighboring New York does not allow home grow. "You get to pick and choose your own ingredients," Barriere said after watering two plants glinting under grow lights. "You get to be in control. You get to craft some amazing flower." (AP Photo/ Michael Hill)
May 29, 2019 - 8:41 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois lawmakers working to legalize recreational marijuana hit a snag that other states have wrestled with: whether to allow people to grow a few pot plants for personal use. The 10 states that have legalized recreational marijuana have different "home grow" rules, with...
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May 23, 2019 - 6:35 pm
New Jersey's Democrat-led Assembly passed a bill to expand the state's medical marijuana program.
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May 20, 2019 - 1:25 pm
The effort to legalize marijuana in New Jersey has been put on hold, but lawmakers are still looking to make changes.
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May 13, 2019 - 6:44 pm
New rules surrounding medical marijuana will take effect next week in New Jersey.
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May 07, 2019 - 12:53 pm
Thirty-three states including New York, New Jersey and Connecticut allow the legal use of marijuana for medicinal purposes but the Department of Veterans Affairs opposes efforts to allow veterans to use the drug, even in states where it is legal for everyone else.
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FILE - In this Jan. 30, 2019 file photo, employees prune marijuana plants at a Fotmer SA, greenhouse in Nueva Helvecia, Uruguay. On April 24, 2019, Fotmer in Uruguay and another company in Colombia announced they will become the first to export legal medical marijuana products from Latin America to Europe, part of what the firms hope will become a growing trade. (AP Photo/Matilde Campodonico, File)
April 24, 2019 - 9:41 pm
MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay (AP) — Two companies from Uruguay and Colombia will become the first in Latin America to export medical marijuana products to Europe under deals announced Wednesday. Fotmer Life Sciences of Uruguay and Clever Leaves of Colombia will export cannabis extract and dried marijuana...
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April 22, 2019 - 2:32 pm
A New Jersey appeals court says employers cannot fire employees who take medical marijuana and fail a drug test.
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