10 Top-Rated States for Medical Marijuana


By Chris Morris, CNBC Newson February 19, 2016 While it’s still controversial, medical marijuana is edging toward normality. Forty states (and the District of Columbia) now have some form of law on the books that allow the drug to be used for a variety of ailments, and sales are soaring—

High Finance: New York MMJ Program, Sacramento Cannabis Cultivation And More!

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Cannabis News: High Finance Report High Finance Report is a serious, comprehensive look at the business of cannabis news. You will find reports on businesses, stocks, investments, and technology that is focused on the cannabis trade. You will find that the cannabis industry has more of a presence in the

Federal Bill Would Prevent College Kids With Drug Convictions From Losing Financial Aid


A group of bipartisan lawmakers emerged this week with a piece of legislation intended to repeal the law that has crippled so many students from furthering their education because a drug offense disqualified them from financial aid.

Jim McMahon Quit Taking Painkiller Pills and is Now an Advocate for Medical Marijuana

Over a 15-year NFL career, Jim McMahon took his share of lumps, and he now has the chronic pain to prove it. In addition to the usual aches, the 56-year-old former Bears quarterback suffers from (according to the Chicago Tribune) early-onset dementia, severe headaches, depression, memory loss, and vision and speech problems. To combat the pain, if not all of his ailments, McMahon had been on a steady diet of painkillers, to the tune of…

Illinois Declines to Expand Medical Marijuana Conditions List

Illinois will not expand the list of conditions that qualifies people to get medical marijuana, Gov. Bruce Rauner’s administration announced Friday. The announcement came despite pleas from patient advocates and medical marijuana business owners who say they need more patients to make the industry viable in the state. So far, only about 4,000 people have been approved to use the drug, far below early estimates. The decision was announced by the Illinois Department of Public…

Illinois Medical Marijuana Program in Danger of Failure

The clock is ticking for the Illinois medical marijuana program. A low number of approved patients could force some marijuana businesses to close just as the program is getting underway. The issue is that the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) has only approved a small amount of illnesses that would meet the requirements for taking medical marijuana. The Medical Cannabis Advisory Board for the program had recommended that 11 conditions and diseases be added…