Florida Bills Would Legalize Medical Marijuana for Terminal Patients, Defy Federal Ban

TALLAHASSEE, FL. (Oct 23, 2015) – Two bills recently filed in the Florida legislature would allow terminally ill patients access to medicinal marijuana, further nullifying in effect federal prohibition of cannabis. The legislation expands on a recently passed “right to try” law that effectively nullifies in practice some Food and Drug Administration (FDA) rules that prevent terminally-ill patients from accessing experimental treatments.

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In Effect Today: New Hampshire Law Broadening Medical Marijuana Program, Further Nullifying Federal Prohibition

CONCORD, N.H. (Sept. 4, 2015) – In July, New Hampshire Gov. Maggie Hassan signed a bill into law that expands the state’s current medical marijuana program, further nullifying in practice the federal prohibition on the same. As of today, the bill officially takes effect in the Live Free or Die State. Introduced by Rep. Stephen…

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Pennsylvania Bill to Approve Medical Marijuana, Effectively Nullify Federal Prohibition, Passes Senate Committee 10-0

HARRISBURG, Pa. (Apr. 23, 2015) – This week, a Pennsylvania state Senate committee unanimously passed a bill that would legalize marijuana for specific medical purposes, effectively nullifying in practice the federal prohibition on the same. The vote was 10-0.

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