The people lining up to profit from Maryland’s legal medical marijuana market include former sheriffs and state lawmakers, wealthy business executives and well-connected political donors, according to previously undisclosed public records obtained by The Washington Post.
Nearly 150 businesses are competing for up to 15 cultivation... more →
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WRSP) — A medical marijuana dispensary is now one step closer to opening in Grandview. The village’s zoning board has recommended that the full board vote on the proposed site.
Some residents around Grandview, which is surrounded by Springfield, are surprised this vacant building could become a medical... more →
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) – Delays in renewing medical marijuana cards in New Mexico have grown so long that some seriously ill patients are resorting to purchasing marijuana on the black market, according to some patients and advocates.
The state Department of Health says the backlog was caused by a surge in demand from new applicants,... more →
Instead of waiting as long as three months for access to medical marijuana dispensaries, prospective Nevada patients can now be approved on the same day thanks to a new Las Vegas-based Division of Public and Behavioral Health office. For medical marijuana officials, that’s a step in the right direction to establishing a healthy... more →
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) – Some Texas legislators would like to see more allowable uses for medical marijuana.
The Austin American-Statesman reports expansion could affect the current law that lets patients with a rare form of epilepsy be legally treated with cannabidiol, or CBD.
The Texas Department of Public Safety is expected... more →
After five years of quiet but rapid growth making equipment for the marijuana industry in other states, Apeks Supercritical is ready to ramp up business in Ohio.
With passage of a state medical-marijuana law that takes effect Sept. 8, the company not only expects to see a jump in manufacturing orders, but it also plans to get into... more →
Jack Jones asked his doctor if he could try medical marijuana.
After surgeries in his treatment for lymphoma, he experienced a lot of pain. He’s not keen on taking opiate painkillers, most of which make him feel worse, said Jones, 71, a Vietnam veteran and published author who worked more than 30 years as a journalist.
So with... more →
Supporters of medical marijuana in Montana said Thursday they have enough signatures to place an initiative on the November ballot that would undo new restrictions taking effect this year.
Initiative 182 would remove a new limit that says medical-marijuana providers can have only three patients.
The industry has said the... more →
It has been said, “As goes New York, so goes the nation,” a phrase which, in the grand scheme of nationwide efforts to reform marijuana laws, could indicate that cut-rate medicinal cannabis programs are destined to continue surfacing across the country—making a natural medicine too expensive for the average patient to afford.
Since... more →
PUEBLO, Colo. – Colorado State University-Pueblo is closer to being able to conduct research on marijuana.
On Monday, Pueblo County officials agreed to provide up to $270,000 in funding to research the impact of marijuana on the community and the efficacy of treating various issues, like post-traumatic stress disorder, with... more →