A Word From Black Market Medical Cannabis Patients

Australian patients using medicinal cannabis illegally say their only worry about being arrested would be having their medicine taken from them. Brad Esposito Afp Contributor / AFP / Getty Images The Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) estimates a few hundred people have legal access to the drug, while roughly 100,000 people use the…

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Health Chief pressed to OK cannabis for treatment of opioid addiction

By Daniel J. Chacón State Sen. Jeff Steinborn and Rep. Joanne Ferrary held a news conference Monday at the Capitol to bring attention to companion memorials they are sponsoring calling on Department of Health Secretary Lynn Gallagher to allow people with opioid dependence to obtain medical marijuana. Gabriela Campos/The New…

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‘Reefer Madness is over,’ says conservative Republican

  By Chris Bundgaar NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – The idea of legal medical cannabis or marijuana appeared to gain another conservative Republican convert on Tennessee’s Capitol Hill Thursday. “The era of Reefer Madness is over,” said Rep. Bob Ramsey, who referenced the 1930s cult movie about the perceived dangers of marijuana. Ramsey…

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