Ohio’s medical marijuana law goes into effect on Sept. 8, but the “rules of the game” have yet to be determined, according to Zach Thomas, director of education for Hancock County Alcohol, Drug Addiction and Mental Health Services.
Thomas, in conjunction with the Hancock County Community Partnership and the Findlay-Hancock... more →
New York state is about to expand its medical marijuana program to help better meet patient need and improve accessibility.
The state’s new policies were recommended by the Department of Health and will include things like home delivery and doubling the number of companies that can provide the substance. The New York Times reports... more →
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) – Democratic U.S. Senate hopeful Conner Eldridge says he supports legalizing medical marijuana, backing the idea days after Arkansas Democrats endorsed making the drug available to some patients.
The former federal prosecutor on Monday said he backs developing a “responsible” medical marijuana... more →
ALBANY — Moving to address complaints about New York’s newmedical marijuana program, the state’s Health Department is making substantial changes to expand access to the drug, including allowing home delivery, quite likely by the end of September.
The program, which saw its first dispensaries open in January, has struggled to... more →
An Ohio city is pushing forward with a medical-marijuana moratorium ahead of the state’s forthcoming medical-marijuana program.
WEWS-TV reports Avon Lake’s safety committee voted Wednesday to move forward with a moratorium that allows it to hold off on granting building permits or certificates permitting the cultivation, processing... more →
A petition to legalize medical marijuana in Oklahoma is unlikely to go before voters in November because advocates say they will challenge the attorney general’s rewording of the ballot title —a legal process certain to push the measure beyond the general election.
But state officials say it’ll be delayed because supporters... more →
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — A petition to legalize medical marijuana in Oklahoma is unlikely to go before voters in November because advocates say they will challenge the attorney general’s rewording of the ballot title —a legal process certain to push the measure beyond the general election.
But state officials say it’ll... more →
HOT SPRINGS, Ark. — Legalizing Arkansas medical marijuana would be a drain on the state’s resources, Gov. Asa Hutchinson said Thursday as legalization supporters asked the state’s highest court to dismiss an attempt to prevent a vote on their proposal this fall.
The governor also expressed opposition to a casino ballot measure... more →
Thousands of people are pushing back against Carol Jenkins Barnett, daughter of Publix supermarket founder George Jenkins, who donated $800,000 to Drug Free Florida in hopes of defeating the November medical marijuana vote.
A citizen-led petition on Change.org, aimed at stopping the heiress from donating money to anti-medical marijuana... more →
State agencies that will oversee Ohio’s budding medical marijuana industry will share $1.8 million in seed money to begin regulatory efforts.
The Ohio Controlling Board agreed to release $1,805,477 to the state Department of Commerce and Ohio Pharmacy Board to operate the Ohio Medical Marijuana Control Program.
In... more →