Bills OT Seantrel Henderson appealing suspension, citing marijuana use for Crohn’s disease

Buffalo Bills offensive tackle Seantrel Henderson is appealing the NFL’s four-game suspension for testing positive for marijuana, according to a person with direct knowledge of the situation. marijuana news

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Hundreds mourn Jack Splitt, young advocate for medical marijuana and special-needs children

A crowd of hundreds on Thursday remembered Jack Splitt, a Jefferson County teenager who battled cerebral palsy and whose lobbying efforts at the state Capitol changed the law not once but twice. marijuana news

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U.S. court upholds ban on gun sales to marijuana card holders

A federal government ban on the sale of guns to medical marijuana card holders does not violate the Second Amendment, a federal appeals court said Wednesday. marijuana news

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Jack Splitt, the teenager who changed Colorado medical pot law, dies

Jack Splitt, whose fight with cerebral palsy opened Colorado school doors to medical marijuana treatments, died Wednesday. He was 15. marijuana news

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Colorado districts wrestle with new law allowing students to use medical marijuana at school

Colorado school districts this year are wrestling with a new law that allows students with a valid prescription to get medical marijuana treatments on school property with or without help from a school nurse. marijuana news

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Suspensions re-instated for Colorado doctors who recommended high medical marijuana plant counts

Four Colorado medical marijuana doctors — who were suspended for recommending large plant counts to too many patients and then had their suspensions temporarily lifted by a judge — are back to being suspended, after the judge reversed course and dismissed their lawsuit. marijuana news

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Court bars feds from prosecuting medical marijuana cases

A federal appeals court on Tuesday banned the Justice Department from prosecuting medical marijuana cases if no state laws were broken. marijuana news

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Retired NFL player begins writing cannabis column, says “I am worried about my NFL family”

Recently retired NFL player Eugene Monroe pens his first column for The Cannabist. Syndicated from Denver Post

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Marijuana industry ditches burnout image for “suit and tie” approach to DNC

Even as pro-marijuana activists marched this week in Philadelphia with a fake 51-foot joint, teams of industry leaders and lobbyists were busy doing the kind of work one would expect from the beer or pharmaceutical industry: holding receptions, talking to politicians and discussing regulations. Syndicated from Denver Post

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Quest to get PTSD on Colorado medical marijuana list continues in court

The court appeal by PTSD sufferers follows the 2015 denial by the Colorado Board of Health to add to the state’s list of qualifying medical marijuana conditions. Syndicated from Denver Post

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