Month: October 2014

Brevard Sheriff, physician: ‘No’ to medical marijuana

“Well, wanna talk about weed?” The question, posed by FLORIDA TODAY Public Interest Editor Matt Reed, opened a newspaper editorial board meeting Tuesday. Brevard County Sheriff Wayne Ivey and family physician and president of the Brevard County Medical Society Dr.

As state prepares medical marijuana program, New York’s U.S. senators call on feds to allow drug early

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — New York’s U.S. senators have called on the federal Department of Justice to allow the state to begin part of its medical marijuana dispensing program early to treat children with forms of epilepsy and other seizure

Brandon Coats, Fired Medical Marijuana Patient, Makes His Case In Colorado Supreme Court

Employers can still fire employees for marijuana use, even in states where it’s legal. But one case heard in Colorado’s Supreme Court Tuesday morning could change that. Brandon Coats, a 34-year-old quadriplegic medical marijuana patient from Colorado who was fired