Medical Marijuana Prescription or Recommendation: What is the Difference? Does it Matter?

By Joan Eberhardt In the United States, doctors do not prescribe medical marijuana. They can, however, depending on state law, recommend or certify that a qualifying patient would benefit from medical marijuana. While it might seem like they are the same thing, a doctor sees that a patient might benefit from medical marijuana for pain … More Medical Marijuana Prescription or Recommendation: What is the Difference? Does it Matter?

DEA May Reschedule Marijuana

By Joan Eberhardt   DEA Might Reschedule Marijuana By mid-year the Drug Enforcement Agency will decide whether or not to reschedule marijuana away from Schedule 1, the agency announced on Wednesday. While rescheduling cannabis won’t legalize the plant, it will have strong ramifications for the legal cannabis market and research opportunities. Currently cannabis is classified … More DEA May Reschedule Marijuana

SCOTUS Won’t Hear Cannabis Lawsuit

By Joan Eberhardt   SCOTUS won’t hear challenge to Colorado’s cannabis laws On Monday the Supreme Court declined to hear a lawsuit brought against Colorado, alleging that legal cannabis has been a judicial and economic burden to its neighboring states. Nebraska and Oklahoma filed a suit directly with the Supreme Court, calling the massive legal … More SCOTUS Won’t Hear Cannabis Lawsuit