California cannabisWhat a long, strange road the election has been. After a wild and unpredictable night, marijuana may not be the first thing the media discusses in the election’s wake. Still, it cannot be overstated how successful the evening was for marijuana legalization. Cannabis ballot measures won in eight out of its nine races. This is

Florida legalizes cannabisAs most of you know by now, Florida voters yesterday passed the “Use of Marijuana for Debilitating Medical Conditions” ballot measure commonly known as Amendment 2. As a Florida-licensed attorney, I want to give a big congrats to my home state for finally saying yes to comprehensive medical marijuana program that should

Florida cannabisFrom its inception, medical marijuana has been a tortured subject in Florida. Though the legislature passed the 2014 Compassionate Medical Cannabis Act (which allows for non-smokeable low-THC, high-CBD marijuana), the Compassionate Use Program it supports has been nothing short of a total circus. Not only does Florida’s Compassionate Use Program limit who can access

CompassionateCare-01With all of the state legal marijuana ballot initiatives out there, 2016 is going to be a big year for cannabis.

As a result, we are ranking the fifty states from worst to best on how they treat cannabis and those who consume it. Each of our State of Cannabis posts will analyze one state

When will Florida become known for its legal cannabis too?
When will Florida become known for its legal cannabis too?

Florida first tried passing a medical marijuana constitutional amendment by a vote of the people in 2014. Things feel a little different now even though the ballot initiative will again be making its way back to the voters this year. The

The cannabis industry must avoid giving fodder for a book like this.
The cannabis industry must avoid giving fodder for a book like this.

Noelle Crombie of the Oregonian blows the lid off Oregon’s lack of any real testing or standards for its medical marijuana products. In her series, “A Tainted High,” Ms. Crombie calls into question the safety of cannabis

On October 28, 2014, the United States Department of Justice issued a “Policy Statement Regarding Marijuana Issues in Indian Country.” In this memo, the DOJ stated that its eight enforcement priorities will apply “in the event that sovereign Indian Nations seek to legalize the cultivation or use of marijuana in Indian Country.” At

Florida has a troubled relationship with cannabis to say the least. Though the state passed its own limited medical marijuana laws under the Compassionate Medical Cannabis Act of 2014, qualifying patients are still unable to access the medicine they need because the dispensing rules are on hold while under serious legal challenge. In addition, Amendment