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Posts Tagged ‘medical marijuana law’

Dr. Sulak’s Statement on Initiative 1

Cannabis Legalization   Dear Patients and Friends, I have long been a proponent of cannabis legalization, and have been actively working towards this goal since 1998. In my medical career, it has been an honor to witness the outstanding therapeutic power of this plant. I believe that we have barely begun to see the economic,…

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Senators Urge Feds to Support Medical Cannabis Research

The federal government has a “responsibility” to facilitate sensible research into marijuana’s medical benefits, urge Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and seven other senators  in a letter sent on July 9th to federal drug and health officials. “While the federal government has emphasized research on the potential harms associated with the use of marijuana, there is…

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Bipartisan senate bill would protect medical cannabis patients, doctors and businesses.

The bill, sponsored by Sens. Cory Booker (D-N.J.), Rand Paul (R-Ky.), and Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.), would deal a sharp blow to the U.S. government’s longstanding war on marijuana by banning the Drug Enforcement Administration from cracking down on patients, growers, doctors and dispensaries in states that have legalized medical cannabis. It would give military veterans…

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Federal Bill Introduced to Legalize CBD

The bill, sponsored by Reps. Scott Perry (R-Pa.), Steve Cohen (D-Tenn.) and Paul Broun (R-Ga.), says therapeutic hemp and CBD “shall not be treated as controlled substances.” Both treatments contain little of the psychoactive substance that generates a marijuana high. Read more

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Marijuana Milestone: U.S. House Approves ‘Historic’ Cannabis Bill

The U.S. House of Representatives has voted to block the Drug Enforcement Administration from using federal funds to target state-legal medical marijuana businesses and patients. It marks the first time a chamber of Congress has backed a measure that seeks to prevent the government from cracking down on businesses in states with cannabis laws.  Read…

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Call To Action

April 14, 2014 Dear Patients and Friends, I am calling you to action.  Now is the time to demand that the Obama Administration remove marijuana (cannabis) from the Controlled Substance Act. As a physician, I have seen thousands of cases respond favorably to medical cannabis.  State by state, patient by patient, cannabis is returning to…

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Sanjay Gupta is even more convinced that Medical Marijuana works

I am more convinced than ever that it is irresponsible to not provide the best care we can, care that often may involve marijuana. I am not backing down on medical marijuana; I am doubling down. More remarkable, many doctors and scientists, worried about being ostracized for even discussing the potential of marijuana, called me…

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6 ways to use Marijuana

When it comes to marijuana, forget the joint! People in Colorado—both Coloradoans and tourists—are enjoying cannabis in all kinds of new ways. “Most people don’t want to smoke,” says Troy Dayton, CEO of The ArcView Group, a private marijuana investment and market research firm based in Colorado. “I think that the future is not going…

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Maine couple uses Medical Marijuana for their toddler

ACTON (WGME) — An Acton couple is turning to medical marijuana to treat their toddler’s seizures, and sharing their story in hopes of changing opinions, and ultimately, laws. Addelyn Patrick sleeps as many as 19 hours a day. Instead of learning to walk and talk, her little world revolves around hospitals and drugs. Love is…

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