Medical Marijuana

These 20 States Haven't Legalized Medical Marijuana, but That May Soon Change

Ninety-three percent of Americans want to see medical marijuana legalized, according to an April survey.<p>The legal cannabis industry is budding before …

Cannabis

A Man Who Kidnapped, Tortured And Mutilated A Medical Marijuana Dispensary Owner Has Been Sentenced To Life In Prison

A man was recently sentenced to life in prison after a plot to rob a cannabis dispensary owner turned into a case of kidnapping and torture.<p>In May …

Crime

Exclusive: Salon interviews Colorado’s governor, John Hickenlooper, on medical marijuana for autism

<b>Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper (Getty/Photo Montage by Salon)</b><p>“Within a year we should be able to allow our doctors to prescribe medical marijuana for autism,” says governor<p>Matthew Rozsa<p>July 21, 2018 2:15pm (UTC)<p>The challenge, when discussing a subject as sensitive as medical marijuana use, is …

Autism

Delays make availability of Ohio medical marijuana unclear

Ohio's delays in selecting processors and giving cultivators the green light to grow plants appear to have pushed the availability of medical …

Cannabis

Arkansas lawmakers OK medical marijuana consultant rule

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas lawmakers have approved a rule to allow the state's Medical Marijuana Commission to hire a consultant who will review hundreds of applications it's received from businesses that want to sell the drug.<p>The Legislative Council's executive subcommittee on Thursday …

Cannabis

Tribal law complicates which green card carriers can have medical marijuana on Fort Peck Reservation

The Fort Peck Reservation this week is a case study in the inter-jurisdictional issues that shadow the medical marijuana trade.<p>Lt. Patrick O'Connor …

Cannabis

Secret donations pour in for Missouri medical marijuana push

An organization backing one of three competing medical marijuana initiatives in Missouri has continued to bring in large contributions despite the …

Cannabis

Canadian marijuana company has first US marijuana IPO

<b>By Gene Johnson | Associated Press</b><p>A Canadian company is the first marijuana business to complete an initial public offering on a major U.S. stock …

Cannabis

Blockchain Efforts Move Beyond the Hype: ‘This Is Happening Now’

There has been more talk in recent years about how blockchain technology can change the world than actual projects showing what it can do.<p>But now, …

Blockchain

FDA issues warning after synthetic marijuana tainted with rat poison sickens hundreds

Federal health officials are warning the public about a version of synthetic marijuana laced with rat poison that's caused uncontrolled bleeding in hundreds of people and killed several others who have ingested the tainted products.<p>The synthetic cannabinoid, sold under names such as Spice, K2 and …

Cannabis

Beth Harwell supports medical marijuana in new ad

As she is set to hold a news conference for a "major announcement" on Friday, Republican gubernatorial candidate Beth Harwell has started airing …

Republicans

Cannabis Control Commission on track to take over medical marijuana program

BOSTON -- The Cannabis Control Commission, which is overseeing Massachusetts' recreational marijuana industry, is on track to take over the state's …

Cannabis

Medical marijuana testing lab, local ownership waiver sought

CLOSE<p>Medical marijuana patient Jonathan Savares expresses frustration with Public Health for what he said is lack of legal and employment …

Cannabis

Oklahoma AG To The Board Of Health: Hands Off MMJ Laws

Even though Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter didn’t support State Question 788 (legalize the use of medical marijuana), he does support the law …

Cannabis

Why CBD Needs to be Part of Your Medical Regimen

In a world where prescriptions are king and synthetic pharmaceuticals rule the medical community, finding reliable natural or homeopathic remedies …

Sleep Disorders

Beth Harwell's latest ad for Tennessee governor supports legalizing medical marijuana

The latest advertisement from Tennessee gubernatorial candidate Beth Harwell focuses on legalizing medical marijuana.<p>“I just know if it were my loved …

Cannabis

Harwell backs medical marijuana in GOP Tennessee gov race ad

State House Speaker Beth Harwell is running a TV ad about supporting medical marijuana as she tries to separate herself from the Republican field for …

Cannabis

Look! Lebanon Announces Plan To Legalize Medical Marijuana

Lebanon is looking for ways to grow their economy, and they are looking at medical marijuana as a way to help. Today the word comes down that Lebanon …

Cannabis

Deadly rat poison from synthetic marijuana found in US blood banks, FDA warns

• <b>Synthetic cannabis containing an anticoagulant from rat poison was found in several samples of donated plasma, the FDA says</b>• <b><br>Illegal 'fake marijuana'</b> …

Health (UK)

State appeals court ruling offers clarity for medical marijuana laws

A decision handed down this week by the Michigan Court of Appeals could offer some clarity for the state’s municipalities as they evaluate land use …

Cannabis

Aphria plans for global cannabis leadership with international expansion acquiring leading assets in Latin America and the Caribbean

<b>Aphria Inc. (TSX: APH and US OTC: APHQF)</b> is proud to announce the Company's planned expansion into Latin America and the Caribbean with the proposed …

Cannabis Industry

Ohio's online medical marijuana patient registry delayed to preserve legal defense - Columbus - Columbus Business First

By Carrie Ghose <br>– Staff reporter, Columbus Business First<p>Jul 19, 2018, 11:36am EDT<b><br>Updated</b> Jul 19, 2018, 3:22pm EDT<p>Ohio pharmacy regulators are …

Cannabis

Lawmakers Allocate $13 Million Extra for Medical Marijuana

1 day ago<p>The Legislative Budget Commission in Tallahassee has approved more than $13 million dollars in extra funding for the state's medical …

Cannabis

Companies from Israel, Maryland pitch Jeannette medical marijuana grower

Israeli investors and Maryland marijuana mavens have Jeannette in their sights. Hippocratic Growth, a company that operates a dispensary in Maryland, …

Cannabis

Father Who Juiced Cannabis for Sick Daughters Avoids Jail

A father who juiced cannabis to ease the suffering of his two daughters has avoided jail time.<p>Stephen Taylor’s daughters, Morgan and Ariel, both …

Cannabis

Budding tech troubles hamper Maryland's medical marijuana dispensaries

It was a popular tool while it lasted, but the system that automatically tracked medical marijuana use for dispensaries and consumers in real time …

Cannabis

Guidance sought on state medical marijuana law

JESSUP — State officials moved too fast when rolling out Pennsylvania’s medical cannabis program and left local leaders scrambling on how to handle …

Cannabis

Oregon's medical marijuana program admits to problems with MMJ oversight

Cannabis

Go Inside New Jersey's Newest Medical Marijuana Facility

<b>SECAUCUS, N.J. (CBSNewYork) –</b> Welcome to Harmony Dispensary, the latest facility to offer medical marijuana in New Jersey.<p>CBS2’s Meg Baker took an …

Cannabis

Pot industry urges feds to hold off on plan to recover regulatory costs

Marijuana producers are scrambling to convince Ottawa to hit pause on its proposal to introduce a fee to recover costs associated with the …

Cannabis