Why Governors Veto Medical Cannabis Legislation

While we have seen a sharp rise in cannabis access across the U.S., that does not mean the fight is by any means over. Today, a number of Governors continue to veto medical cannabis legislation as well as other marijuana measures. The vetoed proposed bills cover a range of topics in the cannabis space. In…

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Ridiculous Slang Terms for Cannabis by the DEA

The history between cannabis and the Drug Enforcement Agency added another chapter to its pages. Judging by its recently updated list of cannabis nicknames, the distance between the community and the DEA may somehow be more considerable than we even thought. While this may be subject to laugh at the differences between the two, other…

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Congress is Protecting Medical Cannabis from the DOJ!

The days of protecting medical cannabis rights in the United States continue to rage on. The fight, however, now feels much less isolated for those in the pro-cannabis lobby. For the first time, they may actually have the majority. Now, prominent political figures champion the rights of the states and their medical cannabis programs as…

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Congress On Medical Marijuana’s Side After All?

Is congress on medical marijuana’s side after all? You may have heard it in the news. Republicans and Democrats alike are now speaking about the power of marijuana as a medicine, job creator and economy stimulator. Beyond Congress, lawmakers in other high ranking departments now appear to be softening on their cannabis stances, as well….

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Intro to Medical Marijuana Patient Rights

New laws often bring a heap of other legal questions. With medical marijuana legalization being recent in so many states, patients have a plethora of initial questions regarding what they can and cannot do. It’s important that medical marijuana patients understand their patient rights, as the implications of unknowingly breaking the law can be serious….

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Legal cannabis limits (California-centric)

How much is too much?  In California, the SB 420 guidelines are what define legal amounts for medical cannabis. They allow the following: 6 mature plants/12 immature plants + 8 ounces Recommendations and Legal Cultivation Cities and counties can’t lower the limit but can raise it. Sometimes, doctors may recommend more depending on a specific patient’s…

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Weed Card Database Myth

Some of our most commonly asked questions at PrestoDoctor are related to privacy and the existence of a weed card database. Will this go on my record or in a government database? Will I get fired from my job for having a weed card? Will it show up on my background check for a new job?   The…

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