• Medical marijuana a priority for Rep. Mike Callton

    Medical marijuana a priority for Rep. Mike Callton

    NOTE: The Lansing State Journal has reached out to all lawmakers representing Greater Lansing to ask for their goals for the 2015-16 legislative session. Interviews will be posted at lsj.com/capitol as they're completed. State Rep. Mike Callton, R-Nashville, begins his third and, because of term limits, fi...

  • Child Abuse Charges for Mom who Gave Kids Cannabis for ADHD, Emotional Issues

    Child Abuse Charges for Mom who Gave Kids Cannabis for ADHD, Emotional Issues

    The side effects of the most commonly prescribed stimulant medications (like Adderall or Ritalin) for ADD (Attention Deficit Disorder) and ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) are truly frightening: higher blood pressure, loss of appetite, weight loss, stomach upset/pain, nausea/vomiting, dizziness...

  • Bills filed that would allow medical marijuana in Indiana | 2015-01-20 | Indianapolis Business Journal | IBJ.com

    Bills filed that would allow medical marijuana in Indiana | 2015-01-20 | Indianapolis Business Journal | IBJ.com

    Two Democratic lawmakers have filed bills that would allow the use of medical marijuana in Indiana, although neither measure is likely to advance in the Republican-controlled Legislature. Sen. Karen Tallian of Portage and Rep. Sue Errington of Muncie are sponsoring bills that would allow Indiana residents ...

  • Cannabis comes to Las Vegas: Answering your burning questions about medical marijuana - Las Vegas Sun News

    Cannabis comes to Las Vegas: Answering your burning questions about medical marijuana - Las Vegas Sun News

    In the coming weeks, the first crops of cannabis will begin blooming in warehouses across the valley, the most tangible sign yet that medical marijuana is headed to Southern Nevada. Businesses that received state approval in November have been busy preparing buildings, sourcing crops and getting ready to o...

  • Montrose voters to weigh in on marijuana decriminalization | National Politics | Columbus Ledger Enquirer

    Montrose voters to weigh in on marijuana decriminalization | National Politics | Columbus Ledger Enquirer

    MONTROSE, MICH. — Voters in a Flint-area community are expected to consider a marijuana decriminalization measure. The Flint Journal reports (http://bit.ly/1ztwbM1 ) voters in Montrose will decide Feb. 24 whether the Genesee County city will legalize the possession or transfer of less than one ounce of m...

  • Maine Senator Introduces Bill To Allow Medical Marijuana At Hospitals- The Weed Blog

    Maine Senator Introduces Bill To Allow Medical Marijuana At Hospitals- The Weed Blog

    Hospitals should be places where patients go to get better. Hospitals should be places where you are allowed to take medicine that helps your health. However, if a patient tries to consume medical marijuana at a hospital, they are likely to get kicked out, which is sad. One Senator in Maine wants to change th...

  • Wyoming Governor Ponders Lawsuit Against Feds For Not Enforcing Marijuana Laws : Daily Caller

    Wyoming Governor Ponders Lawsuit Against Feds For Not Enforcing Marijuana Laws : Daily Caller

    Governor Matt Mead of Wyoming is furious about marijuana pouring into his state, but unlike Oklahoma and Nebraska, he’s not focused on suing Colorado, but is instead considering suing the federal government for violating states’ rights. According to Mead, the federal government’s consistent refusal t...

  • Lobby Day A Success For Michigan NORML

    Lobby Day A Success For Michigan NORML

      by Rick Thompson/January 21, 2015   LANSING- Thirty activists gathered at Think Live Music in Lansing to celebrate the Michigan NORML Lobby Lansing Day event on Tuesday, January 20. More than half actually traveled to the Capitol Building and visited their legislators, bring with t...

  • Michigan sees another dip in medical marijuana patients

    Michigan sees another dip in medical marijuana patients

    The number of patients in Michigan's medical marijuana program declined for the second year in a row in 2014, according to state statistics reviewed by The Detroit News. Last year, the number of identification cards for patients in the program totaled 96,408, according to the Michigan Department of Licensi...

  • Supremely Embarrassing

    Supremely Embarrassing

    Oakland County's prosecuting team takes it on the chin as a trio of cannabis cases from their county fall flat in the state Supreme Court   by Rick Thompson/January 18, 2015 LANSING- At the outset of the session of the Michigan Supreme Court held on Thursday, January 15, Justice Robert P. Young c...

  • NORML starts Portland chapter to lobby for marijuana consumers' rights | OregonLive.com

    NORML starts Portland chapter to lobby for marijuana consumers' rights | OregonLive.com

    The country's oldest marijuana policy reform group has started a Portland chapter to lobby for the interest of cannabis consumers as Oregon begins the process of crafting rules for the new industry. The Washington, D.C.-based National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws has formed a Portland ch...

  • Fenton proposes to limit medical marijuana growing in residential areas | MLive.com

    Fenton proposes to limit medical marijuana growing in residential areas | MLive.com

    FENTON, MI – Medical marijuana patients may grow their own at home, but if they want to raise a crop for others, they'll have to find space in the city's industrial or commercial districts, according to a proposed new ordinance. The proposal has some medical marijuana advocates seeing red. Under the p...

  • Michigan split on whether to legalize marijuana use - The Washington Post

    Michigan split on whether to legalize marijuana use - The Washington Post

    Michigan residents are split on whether they favor legalizing recreational marijuana, according to a poll released Monday. The poll, commissioned by the Michigan Chapter of the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws, or Michigan NORML, found 50 percent of respondents would vote to legalize ...

  • GW's Sativex fails Phase 1 trials, stocks plunge: Reuters

    GW's Sativex fails Phase 1 trials, stocks plunge: Reuters

    (Reuters) - An experimental cannabis drug failed to alleviate pain in cancer patients as hoped in a clinical study, sending shares in its British maker GW Pharmaceuticals as much as 21 percent lower on Thursday. GW, which is developing the drug Sativex for pain in collaboration with Japan's Otsuka, said t...

  • New Applications for Michigan Marijuana Program Available

    New Applications for Michigan Marijuana Program Available

      by Rick Thompson/January 13, 2015 LANSING- On January 15 the Michigan Medical Marihuana Program (MMP) is changing their Administrative Rules and requiring potential program participants to use new application forms. As a service to the medical marijuana community in Michigan, the forms and...

Medical marijuana a priority for Rep. Mike Callton

Medical marijuana a priority for Rep. Mike Callton

NOTE: The Lansing State Journal has reached out to all lawmakers representing Greater Lansing to ask for their goals for the 2015-16 legislative session. Interviews will be posted at lsj.com/capitol as they’re completed.

State Rep. Mike Callton, R-Nashville, begins his third and, because of term…

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Child Abuse Charges for Mom who Gave Kids Cannabis for ADHD, Emotional Issues

Child Abuse Charges for Mom who Gave Kids Cannabis for ADHD, Emotional Issues

The side effects of the most commonly prescribed stimulant medications (like Adderall or Ritalin) for ADD (Attention Deficit Disorder) and ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) are truly frightening: higher blood pressure, loss of appetite, weight loss, stomach upset/pain, nausea/vomiting, dizziness, headache, diarrhea, dry mouth, fever and nervousness. Those…

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