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Sep 29

Continuing Education for Nurses

For the first time in Tennessee, nurses have the opportunity to take an accredited continuing education class based on the science of the endocannabinoid system and medical cannabis. For details and registration, click here. Please help spread the word to any nurses who might be interested!


Mar 28

TN General Assembly hearing on House bill to limit medical cannabis exclusively to pharmaceuticals

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


Nov 27

Anticipation

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


Aug 12

Radio interview with Allison Watson and Liz Graves

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


Jan 29

Mark your calendar for February 18!

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,


Dec 18

How is this possible in TN?

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


Dec 11

Tennessee Medical Cannabis Bill – Committee Hearing 12/1/2015

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


Oct 26

Momentum Builds

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


Sep 19

TN radio announcements

This radio spot is airing on AM radio stations throughout Tennessee during the month of September.  Please let us know if you hear it!


Sep 3

A Cannabis Education

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