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Understanding medical marijuana: Your security clearance questions answered

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Have a question about the security clearance process, federal suitability or cleared careers? Post your question in the comments or email it to editor@clearancejobs.com. The ClearanceJobs.com Advisory Council will help you navigate the ever-changing security clearance process. Q: How do I know if I have a security clearance? This is actually a question we get quite frequently. Often, it’s veterans …

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Medical marijuana advocate seeks involvement for non-residents

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Koichi Maeda, president of the Japanese Medical Marijuana Association (JMMA), came to Guam in 2014 to speak to then-Sen. Tina Muña-Barnes about the development of the medical marijuana program. Over two years later, and after a major revision of the medical marijuana law, Maeda is back on island to discuss the possibility of opening up the program to non-residents. He …

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Brandes Files Bill to Scrap, Overhaul Florida Medical Marijuana Laws

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Sen. Jeff Brandes is taking on Florida’s medical marijuana industry in a big way, proposing a total recall of all the state’s marijuana laws and overhauling the system with an entirely new set of regulations. On Wednesday, Brandes filed SB 614 , which would repeal Florida’s medical marijuana laws. Earlier this month, the state implemented Amendment 2, which legalizes medical …

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Higher Ground: A Wild West for Michigan marijuana

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Since the Michigan Medical Marihuana Act (MMMA) became law in 2008, there have been a slew of legal maneuvers, precedent-setting cases, and even a new set of laws in 2016 regulating how cannabis may be cultivated and sold. All of these actions have been aimed, from one perspective or another, at clarifying what the law really intends. Public opinion overwhelmingly …

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More Bills to Change Medical Marijuana Amendment

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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – The list of bills making big changes to the Arkansas Medical Marijuana Amendment that was approved by voters in November continues to grow. "The citizens want medical marijuana," said St. Rep. Robin Lundstrum, R-Elm Springs. "If that’s what they want, that’s great. But this is not a back-door pot smoking bill." Three of the latest bills …

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Argentine Mothers Grow Marijuana to Help Their Children

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Valeria Salech says her son Emiliano has responded well to cannabis oil. He is now able to smile and interact with her. Medical marijuana is legal in parts of the United States and several countries in South America. Argentina is not one of them. But that has not stopped a group of Argentine mothers from growing cannabis illegally at home. …

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Vireo Trailblazes Medical Cannabis Delivery in New York

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Physician-led Vireo Health of New York has become the first company in history to be approved for the home delivery of medical marijuana in the state Photo courtesy of Vireo While the blossoming marijuana market can seem like a massive cash-grab, there are several companies finding ways to aid patients that rely on the drug. One such company is Vireo …