On March 21, the House Health Committee of the TN General held a hearing in connection with Rep. Sabi Kumar’s bill HJR 65. This bill attempts to limit medical cannabis to pharmaceuticals with FDA approval. If passed, there would be no medical cannabis allowed in TN which is based on whole plants. More than half →
Now that the election is over, there is great anticipation for the upcoming TN General Assembly session in mid-January. We can say for sure that there will be a medical cannabis bill before both houses of the legislature. Tennessee General Assembly could not have a stronger medical cannabis advocate than Rep. Jeremy Faison. Here is →
Joe Padula is a radio host on news talk radio WJZM – AM in Clarksville, TN. He is an army veteran, and very supportive of changing the cannabis laws, particularly as they relate to making medical marijuana available to veterans with PTSD. Recently, Allison Barker Watson and Liz Graves were invited to appear on The →
Tennessee Medical Cannabis Symposium – Free and Open to the Public On Thursday, February 18, Vanderbilt University Law School will host the Tennessee Medical Cannabis Symposium, co-sponsored by the Tennessee Research Institute. The symposium runs from 7 – 9 pm. It is free and open to the public. There is a reception before the event, →
This unfortunate story defies all standards of logic and human decency. Please help us change the laws in this state to stop this insanity. Contact your state Senator and Representative before the 2016 legislative session begins on Jan. 12. Another Family Torn Apart by the State TENNESSEE (December 17, 2015)- Michael Brooks is a resident →
Tennessee Senate Bill 1248, sponsored by Sen. Steve Dickerson (R-Nashville, anesthesiologist), was the recent subject of the Senate Health and Welfare Committee Summer Study on December 1, 2015. This bill would legalize medical cannabis for limited debilitating medical conditions. The Committee heard testimony from many opponents and supporters of the bill. The following is a video of →
An important sign of the changing times: http://goo.gl/su5I9m Tennessee law enforcement leaders call for end to mass incarceration By Richard Locker of The Commercial Appeal Oct. 21, 2015 NASHVILLE — The police chiefs of Memphis, Nashville and Chattanooga are among 130 top law enforcement officials from across the nation calling for an end to →
This radio spot is airing on AM radio stations throughout Tennessee during the month of September. Please let us know if you hear it!
Tennesseans United Board member, Paul Kuhn has just updated his famous “CANNABIS FACTS” booklet for Autumn 2015. The printed version is very impressive, but the same great cannabis education is available to download right here: Cannabis FACTS Fall 2015 This is the easiest way to learn “everything you ever wanted to know” about cannabis. Please →
Greta Gaines: musician, world champion athlete, mother, activist for safe, legal access to a much-needed natural medicine.
Tennessean Adam House served 15 months in Afghanistan with the 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team. He speaks powerfully of the need to legalize medical marijuana for the treatment of PTSD symptoms.
For nearly two years, we’ve followed the story of Brandon Gilbert and his family’s search to have cannabis-based treatment for his son’s seizures. Here is Brandon’s first update since his son began taking Charlotte’s Web oil in mid-March. Don’t miss this inspiring and informative story: https://goo.gl/QReu69 Fortunately, this is a ray of hope for cannabis law →