August 14, 2017
New York, whose medical-marijuana law is one of the most restrictive in the country, has been taking steps aimed at bettering its program. The state has been taking steps aimed at bettering its program — in March, the Department of Health added chronic pain as a qualifying condition.
July 11, 2017
It’s hard to make sense of cannabis regulation.
The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) continues to categorize marijuana as a Schedule I drug. That means the government believes it has “no currently accepted medical use and a high potential for abuse,” putting it in the same league as LSD and heroin.
October 28, 2016
The Oregon Liquor Control Commission (OLCC), tasked with regulating the legal cannabis industry, announced on Sept. 23 its plan to start banning cannabis strain names that could appeal to children. While the agency has yet to finalize the rules, it did release a temporary list of forbidden strain names.