MN police bracing for Medical Marijuana Program

April 21, 2015

By Jon Collins, Published: April 21, 2015 Police chiefs across the state are preparing for the launch of Minnesota’s medical marijuana program this summer. Minnesota passed one of the country’s most restrictive medical marijuana laws last year. It prohibits personally growing marijuana or smoking marijuana and can be prescribed for less than a dozen conditions. Kevin […]

SAM NY opposes medical marijuna compromise, commends governor holding firm against smoking

June 19, 2014

ALBANY–  The New York Affiliate of Project SAM (Smart Approaches to Marijuana), a nonpartisan alliance of lawmakers, scientists and other concerned citizens, coordinated by Dr. Jeffrey Reynolds of the Long Island Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence (LICADD) and chaired nationally by former Congressman Patrick J. Kennedy, expressed concern today that the New York State […]

Statement on Sanjay Gupta and CNN coverage of marijuana

August 9, 2013

Project SAM (Smart Approaches to Marijuana), an alliance of organizations and individuals, including medical professionals from Harvard Medical School, Children’s Hospital Boston, University of Colorado, University of Kansas, the American Society of Addiction Medicine, and leaders from other major public health groups, released a statement, through SAM Director Dr. Kevin Sabet, about CNN’s Sanjay Gupta’s […]

MA Health and Human Service: Medical Marijuana

June 20, 2013

To track information about the rules concerning medical marijuana in Massachusetts, visit this page on the Commonwealth’s Executive Office of Health and Human Services’ website.

Mass. panel approves medical marijuana rules

June 20, 2013

The 52 pages of regulations that were approved unanimously by the state Public Health Council will allow patients approved for medical marijuana to receive up to 10 ounces as a 60-day supply, though some acutely ill patients could receive more with permission from their doctors.

The relationship between medical marijuana laws, use abuse and dependence

January 28, 2013

Marijuana is the most frequently used illicit substance in the United States. Little is known of the role that macro-level factors, including community norms and laws related to substance use, play in determining marijuana use, abuse and dependence. We tested the relationship between state-level legalization of medical marijuana and marijuana use, abuse, and dependence. Methods: […]