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The Bitter Disconnect

Should the Federal Government prohibit Cannabis? Though the Obama administration has been the first to open a dialog exploring marijuana prohibition’s end, the government’s message is convoluted and inconsistent with public opinion. While Attorney General Eric Holder discusses a shift in U.S. Marijuana Policy that respects state marijuana laws, the Republican-controlled House looks to pass […]

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CANNABIS COLUMN: The Medical Marijuana Conundrum

Medical marijuana’s an effective treatment for many ailments. Otherwise, there wouldn’t be such a strong movement in so many states to make it legal for patients in need. However, marijuana is still illegal under federal law, which prevents it from being covered under most health insurance policies. Seeking reimbursement for the cost of this medicine […]

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