Posted Date: 04/29/2017

NEW YORK, NY — More than six in ten Americans believe that the social use of marijuana should be legal for adults, according to nationwide polling data provided by CBS News. The percentage marks a significant increase since 2013 when CBS reported that only 45 percent of respondents endorsed legalization, and it is among the […]


Posted Date: 04/29/2017

A recently released white paper published by the National District Attorneys Association (NDAA) is calling for the federal government to strictly enforce anti-cannabis laws in states that have regulated its production and distribution for either medical or recreational purposes. The working group, which consists of D.A.s and prosecutors from more than a dozen states (including representatives […]


Posted Date: 04/29/2017

IRVINE, CA — Reducing criminal penalties for marijuana offenses is associated with greater overall employment and higher wages, according to data compiled by economists at the University of California. Researchers at the Economic Self-Sufficiency Research Policy Institute at the University of California at Irvine assessed the relationship between statewide marijuana decriminalization laws and labor outcomes. […]


Posted Date: 04/29/2017

ATHENS, GA — Patients use fewer prescription drugs in states where access to medical cannabis is legally regulated, according to data published in the journal Health Affairs. Investigators at the University of Georgia assessed the association between medical cannabis regulations and the average number of prescriptions filled by Medicaid beneficiaries between the years 2007 and […]


Posted Date: 04/29/2017

CHARLESTON, WV — West Virginia Governor Jim Justin has signed legislation, SB 386, establishing a limited medical cannabis distribution program. West Virginia is the 30th state to authorize by statute the physicians-recommended use of cannabis or cannabis-infused products. The program, which will not be operational until at least July 1, 2019, establishes regulations permitting the […]


Posted Date: 04/27/2017
Last month, Microsoft launched its much-discussed collaboration tool into the market: Microsoft Teams. As the battle between leading Unified Communications players intensifies, this launch is seen by many as a major win for Microsoft.

Posted Date: 04/26/2017

DENVER, CO — Lawmakers in the Colorado legislature have passed a measure to add post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD, to the list of conditions that qualify for medical marijuana in the state. The measure, Senate Bill 17, will now be sent to the desk of Gov. John Hickenlooper for final approval.  It was approved Previous […]


Posted Date: 04/26/2017

OLYMPIA, WA — Lawmakers in Washington state have sent a comprehensive marijuana reform bill to the desk of Governor Jay Inslee (D), making several changes to the state’s cannabis regulation policies. The bi-partisan Senate Bill 5131 was sponsored by Sens. Anna Rivers [R] Steven Conway [D], and received overwhelming support in both chambers of the legislature. […]


Posted Date: 04/26/2017

ANNAPOLIS, MD — After lengthy delays, the Maryland Medical Cannabis Commission has opened up the patient and caregiver registry for the state supervised medical marijuana program. Starting Monday April 24, open enrollment for all patients and caregivers is available on the agency’s website. The registry was opened in a three-phase roll-out earlier this month. Previously, […]


Posted Date: 04/25/2017

AUSTIN, TX — A group of patients, caregivers, and medical professionals will hold a rally and news conference on the north steps of the Texas State Capitol on Tuesday at 11:30 a.m. to urge lawmakers to allow hearings on critical medical marijuana legislation. The group will call on House Public Health Committee Chairman Four Price and […]