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Questions tagged [medical-marijuana]

relating to the use of marijuana, ordinarily an illegal "controlled substance," for legal, medical reasons.

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Is it legal for CVS to sell CBD in Alabama, Indiana, Kentucky, or Tennessee?

According to many news articles, including this one here: CVS said that it is selling CBD products in Alabama, California, Colorado, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Maryland and Tennessee. ...
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In Australia is it illegal to consume drugs, or only to possess them?

Specifically in Sydney. I’m wondering if it’s also illegal to be “high”, or if it is only illegal to “possess” prohibited substances? Clearly hopping on the darkweb and ordering an ounce of green or ...
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Marijuana Extracts Equivalence to Marijuana Weight

It seems most laws regarding marijuana have varying consequences based on the quantity/weight. How does this apply to extracts such as THC and CBD oils, edibles, etc? Is it based on the weight of the ...
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Marijuana Across State Lines, where State Laws Differ

I'm taking a trip to Colorado, where recreational marijuana is legal. I live in New Mexico, where I have my state certified, state legal medical marijuana card. I'm taking a plane to and from. Can I ...
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Are there any legal precedents regarding the enforcement of a country's laws on its citizens abroad?

I'm asking about the United States specifically but it would be valuable to hear about other countries as well. Are there legal/constitutional arguments against the application of US laws on US ...
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Would a spouse of a medical marijuana patient be allowed to own guns?

As mentioned in prescribed marijuana prevents gun ownership, If you are a legal medical marijuana patient. You are not allowed to own or buy guns. But what if it is a person's spouse that is the ...
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What does “potential for abuse” mean in the Controlled Substance Act?

According to the DEA’s Denial of Petition To Initiate Proceedings To Reschedule Marijuana from 2011, one reason for the cannabis plant’s Schedule I status is because it has “no currently accepted ...
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Is growing and consuming plants a “natural right” in the United States?

The Declaration of Independence says: ”We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among ...
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Question about Freedom of Religion in Kentucky’s State Constitution

The Bill of Rights, Section 5, of Kentucky’s Constitution says: ”and the civil rights, privileges or capacities of no person shall be taken away, or in anywise diminished or enlarged, on account of ...
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Can a friend testifying in my defense on a marijuana possession charge also be charged?

I was recently arrested and charged in Missouri with possession of under 10 grams and 1 paraphernalia charge in my vehicle. I consented to be searched having confidence that nothing was in my car. I ...
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Can getting medical marijuana prescribed prevent you from owning or buying a firearm?

The federal law governing possession and ownership of firearms is 18 U.S.C. § 922(g)(3). This prohibits possession or ownership by a person who is “…an unlawful user of or addicted to any controlled ...
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Does having medical marjuana card override non-smoking?

If someone has a medical marijuana card, can they smoke in areas that don't allow smoking (for example inside restaurants or at work)? I'm curious about Vancouver, BC in particular.
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At what stage of production is marijuana illegal?

We are in New Jersey, USA. We have a client who has some abandoned warehouse space. I suggested re-purposing it as a giant greenhouse. Our choice of plant for maximum profit is obvious. Legalized ...
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Why is CBD legal in UK, Ireland, etc but it is Illegal to advertise it?

Why can't you advertise CBD on Facebook, Google, etc., considering there is no THC and it is not a drug?
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Are police officers required to wear masks and protective gear when disposing of illegal cannabis?

I'm hoping someone here can help me identify a potential OSHA violation. In these pictures the Kentucky State Police Cannabis Suppression Branch has went on somebody's land and destroyed some cannabis ...
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Can a retail marijuana shop bank from a locally owned bank outside of their state?

Retail marijuana stores have to deal in cash, as most major banks refuse to deal with them. This causes a very dangerous situation for the store owner, and stories are already circulating about the ...
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Can the U.S. government sue medical marijuana dispensaries for copyright infringement?

US Patent 6630507, which was assigned by The United States of America as represented by the Department of Health and Human Services, is loaded with the many medicinal values of cannabinoids, including ...
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How does personal drug possession affect interstate commerce?

According to the Controlled Substance Act: § 801. Congressional findings and declarations: controlled substances.... ...(3) A major portion of the traffic in controlled substances flows ...
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Why is the U.S. government allowed to grow and distribute marijuana?

In 1978, a program called the Compassionate Investigational New Drug program was established, in which the United States government began supplying certain individuals with marijuana that is grown at ...
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Is the basis of California 'sanctuary' the same, from cannabis to immigrants?

In hearing news about so-called "sanctuary jurisdictions," it occurred to me that the states-rights that protected CA cannabis users might provide the same basis to protect an immigrant. For the ...
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File an injunction to stay a state law with doctor recommendation

If a doctor recommends medical marijuana to a patient who lives in a state without compassionate-care laws established, can that patient sue the state for access on the grounds that a doctor is an ...