Medical Marijuana Supporters March Towards Statehouse

More than 50 supporters of a proposal to expand the use of medical marijuana participated Tuesday. They support legislation that has won committee-level approval in the state Senate and could soon come up for a floor vote. The legislation would make medical marijuana available to people with certain chronic diseases such as cancer,... more →
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The Legislator Who Introduced Medical Marijuana In Illinois

Rep. Lou Lang, D-Skokie was the legislator whom almost everyone in Illinois was talking about because he was the one who brought medical marijuana in their state.  Lang has championed medical marijuana in Illinois since 2009, when a group of advocates showed up at his Springfield office in wheelchairs, walkers and with IV bags to... more →
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Medical Marijuana Cultivation Centers, Dispensaries Focus More On Security

It’s medical pot that will be delivered to state-licensed dispensaries. But it is all a process that begs questions of security. “We’ll have armed security guards, over 140 cameras, fences, bio-metric access,” Caltabiano said. “Security is by far the biggest concern the state had in the applications.”... more →
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Medical Marijuana Is Scarce In Washington

Three medical marijuana dispensaries operators in Washington have struggled to meet the rising demand, frequently limiting the amount patients can purchase and occasionally turning them away. Washington D.C. medical marijuana patients have three dispensaries to legally purchase medical marijuana from. That’s three dispensaries... more →
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Medical Pot Bill Introduced By Senators Of W. Virginia

The bi-partisan bill has two co-sponsors, both Democrats — including Senate Majority Whip Daniel Hall (R-Oceana) — and joins similar legislation introduced earlier this year in the House (HB 4264). Under the bill, a system of state-regulated medical marijuana cultivation facilities and dispensaries would also be established... more →
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Even Moms Are Attracted To The Business Of Marijuana

You look in here across this fragrant field of basil and you see three plants of marijuana, Jones said. And that’s a whole greenhouse of green. Growing edible herbs, this highly automated hothouse is poised to convert to a pot house in 48 hours if the company can win a grow license in New Jersey. They’re also applying... 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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First Medical Marijuana Dispensary In San Diego Opens

San Diego joins nearly 50 other cities across the state that allow legal medical marijuana , but it will be the only city in this county to allow them. The county government, however, allowed a dispensary to open last summer on the outskirts of El Cajon. “We feel as though we hit the lottery being selected first,” said David... more →
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Medical Cannabis Dispensary Applicants Sues Clark County

        Five medical marijuana dispensary applicants are suing the County Commission in three separate lawsuits that call into question the legality of the county’s process of issuing special use permits to dispensary applicants. The outcome affects more than just dispensary owners — patient access is also... more →
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Pot Penny Stocks That Outperformed Last Year

The cannabis biotech penny stock sector returned 339% in 2014 compared to 665% for the consulting sector. Pharmaceutical-like products in a pill that are infused with THC or CBD, tested and geared towards specific maladies is one of the holy grails of the marijuana biotech sector, said Greiper. The biggest hot-button issue in pot... more →
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