COLUMBUS, Ohio — Apparently unconstitutional portions of the Ohio medical marijuana law, which set aside a percentage of the state’s pot licenses for minorities, were spotted during legislative debate but left in the bill to gain needed votes, a key lawmaker says.
State Sen. Bill Seitz, a Cincinnati Republican, said legally prickly... more →
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — The first organization authorized to dispense medical marijuana in Florida has made its first home delivery.
Kim Rivers, CEO of Trulieve, said Saturday that the company has delivered low-THC medical cannabis to a patient in Hudson, Florida, who is suffering from dystonia, a condition characterized by chronic... more →
LAKEWOOD, Ohio – City Council, in one of its final actions before adjourning for an August recess, passed a moratorium of as long as six months on the cultivation and sale of medical marijuana in the city.
Law Director Kevin Butler recommended the moratorium since the state legislature and Gov. John Kasich recently approved medical... more →
Oroville >> A new medical marijuana initiative seeking to replace current Butte County marijuana laws with new regulations has gained enough signatures to move forward to the Butte County Board of Supervisors.
Proponents for the Medical Cannabis Cultivation and Commerce Measure gathered nearly 12,000 signatures on petitions.... more →
A little over two months ago, we gave rare props to S.C. governor Nikki Haley for taking the time to meet with Dixie Pace – a young girl from Piedmont, S.C.
Dixie is one of many young people in the Palmetto State who suffer from debilitating seizures … the kind treated by THC oil, a specialized form of medical marijuana.
In... more →
This could potentially be a groundbreaking year for the marijuana industry.
In November, residents in up to a dozen states could be voting on whether or not to legalize recreational or medical marijuana. This comes after Pennsylvania and Ohio passed laws legalizing medical marijuana in their legislatures this spring. As it stands... more →
On July 1, when the Cannabis Patient Protection Act (SB 5052) took effect, all dispensaries without an I-502 license were forced to shut down, sending many of the state’s medical marijuana patients into a panic. Patients worry that the recreational market doesn’t have enough medicinal cannabis for their needs and that... more →
The phones at the Georgia Department of Public Health no longer ring off the hook with people calling to find doctors or asking questions about how the state’s medical marijuana registry works.
Yet Georgia’s quiet revolution in the year since it legalized a limited form of medical marijuana has shown little sign of slowing.... more →
Medical marijuana cards in Montana just got a lot cheaper.
The state health department has reduced the fee to obtain or renew a medical marijuana card from $75 to $5.
The changes went into effect on Saturday July 9, according to the health department website.
This comes on the heels of a major deadline. Beginning August... more →
Marijuana legalization continues to grow as a front-burner issue, and legalization for medical purposes is among the few stances that the two major presidential candidates share.
Presumptive Democratic and Republican nominees Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump believe that using marijuana to combat the symptoms of a range of ailments... more →