“It’s heartening to see that this fairly large proportion achieved that degree of reduction in their pain assessment score,
The bill would revise certain requirements concerning patient access to medical marijuana. Specifically, it provides for alternative treatment centers to make medical marijuana available to patients in oil form, removes restrictions that made edible forms of medical marijuana available only to qualifying patients who are minors, and removes the current 2-ounce limit on the quantity of medical marijuana that may be dispensed in a 30-day supply.
“We were up against big monied interests that are pumping hundreds of thousands of dollars into campaign coffers and lobbyists in order to thwart our goals of making an equitable industry. But in the end we came out on top,”
When Rep. Doug House (R-North Little Rock) — who has legislatively shepherded the medical marijuana law — emerged, applause rippled through the crowd
“When we start to look at more complex mental health issues like bipolar disorder and things like [obsessive-compulsive disorder], frankly the jury is out on whether cannabis can be helpful,”
The Public Safety Ministry’s legal adviser, Yoel Hadar, told a Knesset hearing on Monday that the ministry supports exporting marijuana, provided that it get more money to prevent medicinal marijuana from being abused recreationally.
The attorneys representing the plaintiffs are planning to appeal the judge’s decision, asking Hellerstein to reconsider. Whether it will be successful or not, we will have to wait and see
“The drawer pulls out; you drop your stuff in and you close it. You can’t really get your hand in there,”
Some experts are pushing for marijuana to be an alternative other than opioid for those suffering from pain as the U.S. is currently experiencing an “opioid crisis.” Critics of marijuana say the green herb is a gateway drug.
Depending the on the outcome of the legalization matter, the question on age regulation will then bring another vote from the people of Illinois, if recreational marijuana should have the same age regulations as tobacco and alcohol, 21 and over.