Dr. Jason Pirozzolo, a new figure in the Rep. Matt Gaetz scandal and pro-Trumper, heads the American Medical Marijuana Physicians Association and worked with the Congress member on trying to pass cannabis research legislation.
There are now 18 states that have legalized adult-use/recreational cannabis, 13 more with decriminalization laws and 47 with some form of medical-marijuana access.
Glaucoma sufferer Elvy Musikka, who received 300 joints per month since 1988 as part of the government's Compassionate IND program, has departed it, leaving Irvin Rosenfeld as the last remaining federal medical-marijuana patient.
In Reefer Madness news, Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts told the media this week: "If you legalize marijuana, you're gonna kill your kids. That's what the data shows from around the country." Read his entire wacky statement.
For the second year in a row, the Alabama Senate has voted in favor of medical-marijuana legislation. The Compassion Act (SB 46), sponsored by Republican Sen. Tim Melson, passed 21-8 on February 24.
Reports of a cannabis shortage in Jamaica may apply to street weed, but the island's regulation authority denies there is a lack of medical marijuana on the island.
It doesn't get much more conservative in America than Idaho, where the legislature wants to prevent psychoactive drugs like marijuana from ever being legalized.
To Dennis Peron, who passed away three years ago on January 27 at 71 years of age, all marijuana use was medicinal. It should be etched on his tombstone.
Texas resident Jenny Cudd was arrested by FBI on January 13 for rioting at the Capitol in Washington, DC on January 6. Cudd is associated with Summit Boys Oklahoma, a medical-marijuana concentrate business.
Casino magnate Sheldon Adelson spent millions trying to defeat medical-marijuana initiatives in Florida in 2014 and 2016 and recreational legalization in Nevada in 2016. He passed away on January 11.