Senator From York County Reintroduced Medical Cannabis Bill

If the bill, which was referred to the Senate state government committee, makes it to the desk of Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf’s office, he indicated he’d sign it into law.  “I campaigned on decriminalization of recreational marijuana use,” Wolf told reporters and bill supporters after the press conference. “I... more →
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Medical Pot Oil Bill Passes Senate In Virginia

After more than a year of advocacy work, Melissa Rhoden is celebrating with other families. The Staunton mom is thrilled about this move because she is one step closer to helping her sick daughter, 3-year-old Lucy.  Lucy has Dravet syndrome, a type of epilepsy that is hard to treat. Rhoden and other Virginia families have been fighting... more →
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New York Is 23rd State To Legalize Use Of Pot

For now, only patients with serious conditions–cancer, HIV/AIDS, Lou Gehrig’s Disease, Parkinson’s Disease, Huntington’s Disease, multiple sclerosis, epilepsy, inflammatory bowel disease, neuropathies, and spinal cord damage–will be eligible, although more conditions could be added by the health commissioner... more →
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Medical Marijuana Might Be Funded By Grant

The grant is from a one-time, pre-allocated state fund that goes toward the enforcement and education of medical marijuana laws. Sheriff Tim Donnellon said the grant will be used for equipment and wages for Drug Task Force members who already meet with groups for educational purposes.  Drug Task Force Sgt. Jim Spadafore said most... more →
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What’s Next After Illinois Medical Marijuana

      What’s next for Illinois after medical marijuana? Dana Kozlov of CBS 2 has something about this one. Brad Zerman got his official letter from the state Tuesday afternoon congratulating him on getting one of the first medical marijuana dispensary licenses in the state. His plan? To open his dispensary... more →
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Attorney General Opposes Medical Pot Bill But Parents Plead For It

Parents of children with debilitating and terminal medical conditions shared heart-wrenching testimony Wednesday in support of legislation that would make North Dakota the 24th state to legalize medical marijuana. “We do not want to make our kids high. We want to make their quality of life better,” said Vearrier, a 37-year-old... more →
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Update On Medical Marijuana: House Calls Now Offered To Those Who Need Pot For Health

“You’d be surprised how much misinformation is out there,” says Hua, who himself graduated from Oakland’s Oaksterdam University, which educates students on all aspects of the cannabis industry. Users create an account, supply their address and Meadow, a marijuana delivery startup, dispatches a doctor to their... more →
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Approval Of Medical Pot Legalization In NY Held Back As Major Concerns Crop Up

“Medical marijuana saves lives,” said Robert Cordero, President of BOOM!Health. We need to make sure all patients, regardless of income status, can access medical marijuana services in the Bronx and beyond.” Advocates, who worked tirelessly to pass the legislation, are now concerned that they and many others will be left behind.... more →
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Pot Dispensary Owner Gets License, Awaiting Go Signal & Instructions From Illinois

Future Transactions Holdings turned in its license application on the state’s due date in September, outlining its business plan for review by the administration of former Gov. Pat Quinn. That plan scored highly under Quinn’s scrutiny, as Zerman found out last month when the list of accepted applicants was released to the media... more →
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After Rauner Gave “Thumbs Up”, Marijuana Dispensaries Start Production

“We’ll break ground, we expect, in 30 days,” said Joseph Caltabiano, partner in Cresco Labs, which landed licenses to build cultivation centers in three Illinois districts. “We spent hundreds of thousands of dollars on architects drawings already, we’re permit ready, and will be moving forward very quickly.” Also for... more →
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