Mark Dayton , who signed the program into law. Patients and supporters gathered at the State Legislature Thursday to call on the Democratic governor to join his Republican, Independence, Libertarian and Grassroots party challengers in a pledge to broaden the state’s not-yet-launched medical cannabis program to give more patients... more →
It was one of the first medical marijuana businesses in town. It recently reapplied for and received a new state medical marijuana license after restructuring its business.
Aspen LEAF, which also opened in 2009, is currently located in a basement space in the alley behind the Johnny McGuire’s building on Cooper Avenue. The... more →
The study did factor in prescription drug monitoring programs through 2010 and found no significant effect on opiate overdoses in those 13 states. But not all state systems are equal, Fay said. When Florida’s program went into effect in 2011, she said, opioid deaths dropped from 3,828 to 2,577 in one year.
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During this period only 13 states had legalized marijuana for medical purposes. We found there was about a 25% lower rate of prescription painkiller overdose deaths on average after implementation of a medical marijuana law, lead study author Dr. Marcus Bachhuber said in the article.
Just in the year 2010, the numbers of overdose... more →
Dispensaries also could not be feet within 1,500 feet of MAX stops, a measure proposed by law enforcement to prevent trafficking on public transportation. There are dispensaries planned on TV Highway, Shaw Street and 26th Avenue just east of Oregon 217. The fourth has been approved by state officials, but the owners have not yet... more →
The evidence they provided dispelled his preconceived notions, and now Folmer is half of a bipartisan team looking to legalize cannabis for medical use in Pennsylvania. Folmer joined Sen. Daylin Leach, 53, a Democrat from Montgomery County, to sponsor a plan to legalize and regulate medical marijuana.
This week, Folmer, 58, is speaking... more →
Lally, a former state trooper who once ran the governor’s executive protection unit and later served as Carper’s Sussex County director, said in an email that his organization is continuing to work on with DHSS on plans for the marijuana dispensary. We look forward to formally announcing our organizations plans in the... more →
It’s going to be so much easier for patients to get their medicine at a more affordable rate, and something that they can trust, Bradbury told Time magazine on Thursday. They can say How did you grow this? Is it organic? What kind of nutrients did you use? What kind of strain is this? There’s just so much more behind... more →
Paizley Bradbury, executive director of the West Coast Collective marijuana dispensary in Boyle Heights, holds a cannabis sample in the space where the collective will hold a pot-centric farmers market over the Fourth of July weekend.
Veronica Rocha Only card-carrying medical marijuana patients will be able to purchase pot at California... more →
Under the LOI, both parties agree to deal exclusively with each other to negotiate and finalize the terms of a Joint Venture for the Facility for a period of 120 days. In order to facilitate the forming of this Joint Venture, Maple Leaf is forming a 100% owned subsidiary in California.
“We are excited to have this opportunity... more →