California schools may allow medical cannabis on campuses
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California schools will get to decide if parents can administer medical marijuana to their children on school campuses.
County court sued over ban on probationers using medical pot
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Three medical marijuana patients on Tuesday challenged a Pennsylvania county's policy that people on probation and other forms of court supervision may not use the drug,...
Medical pot use won’t put Missouri patients’ welfare at risk
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri patients with medical marijuana cards won't be at risk of losing welfare if they test positive for pot under a revamped state policy.
Bevin, Beshear bicker over gambling, education at debate
PADUCAH, Ky. (AP) — In a hard-hitting debate that exposed their mutual rancor, Republican Gov. Matt Bevin and Democratic challenger Andy Beshear traded swipes Thursday over casino gambling and...
Panel recommends allowing medical marijuana for chronic pain
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut is moving closer to adding two more medical conditions to the list of ailments eligible for medical marijuana.
Utah’s medical pot dispensaries could pay $50-$60k a year
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah could charge its medical marijuana dispensaries between $50,000 and $69,500 each year in operating fees under a new proposal by state officials.
Evers to push for gun safety bills, medical marijuana
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Democratic Gov. Tony Evers was cool to the idea of cutting taxes Tuesday as Republican leaders have floated, saying instead he wants the GOP-controlled Legislature to focus on...
Judge says nonresidents can obtain New Mexico medical pot
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A state district court judge on Monday stood by a decision that allows access to New Mexico's medical marijuana program by people who live outside the state, over the...
The Latest: New Mexico says pot still for residents only
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The Latest on access by nonresidents to New Mexico's medical marijuana program (all times local):
A spokeswoman for New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan...
Herbert signs bills dealing with medical marijuana, beer
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah Gov. Gary Herbert has signed five bills this week approving changes to the state's medical marijuana program, transition to higher-strength beer and the primary...
5 of 13 marijuana bills passed in New Hampshire
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire lawmakers considered more than a dozen bills related to marijuana this year, but fewer than half of them became law.
Wisconsin lawmakers introduce medical marijuana bill
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A group of lawmakers launched another push Friday to legalize medical marijuana in Wisconsin, introducing a bill that would allow patients to use the drug if they register...
Company to sell stake in Louisiana medical marijuana program
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A Nevada-based company has agreed to sell its 50% stake of a Louisiana medical marijuana business.
News outlets report the $16 million deal between GB Sciences Inc....
Democrats largely fail to override governor’s vetoes
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Republican Gov. Chris Sununu's long list of vetoed bills emerged largely unscathed Thursday after two days of override attempts.
Veto overridden on medical marijuana prescribing bill
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Medical marijuana patients soon will be able to get prescriptions even if they haven't had the same doctor for three months.
US awards $3M to fill gaps in medical marijuana research
The U.S. government will spend $3 million to find out if marijuana can relieve pain, but none of the money will be used to study the part of the plant that gets people high.
- Daily ChronicleDeKalb residents ask city to embrace myriad pot businessesOctober 10, 2019
- The Washington TimesD.C. Council hears comments on marijuana allowance for workersSeptember 26, 2019
- The Santa Fe New MexicanNew Mexico gov. forms group to study legalizing marijuanaJune 29, 2019
- The Herald-DispatchGummies for sale at some Ohio dispensariesMay 17, 2019
Medical marijuana cards on hold for non-New Mexico residents
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico health officials have refused to issue medical marijuana identification cards to out-of-state residents despite a recent judge order.
House overrides veto of home-grown medical pot bill
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — House lawmakers have overridden Gov. Chris Sununu's veto of a bill that would allow medical marijuana patients to grow their own supply.
Sixth medical marijuana store opens this week in ND
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota's sixth medical marijuana dispensary is opening later this week.
The North Dakota Department of Health says the Herbology store will open in Minot on...
Utah lawmakers approve changes to medical cannabis law
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah legislators approved changes to the state's medical marijuana law, an issue that has faced fierce criticism from people on both sides of the debate.
The Latest: Lawmakers approve changes to medical pot law
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Latest on action on changes to Utah's medical marijuana law (all times local):
Lawmakers have approved changes to Utah's medical marijuana law...
14 arrested in bust of black-market marijuana, deliveries
PHOENIX (AP) — Maricopa County Sheriff's Office officials say 14 people have been arrested after a drug bust that targeted black-market marijuana and narcotic cannabis delivery...
Appeals board questions why only 8 marijuana growers picked
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah's medical marijuana licensing process was called into question by a state regulatory appeals board which said the state may have erred in choosing only eight growers for...
Board votes against anxiety, autism as medical pot condition
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The state Medical Board has voted to reject petitions seeking to add anxiety and autism spectrum disorders as qualifying conditions for physicians to recommend medical...
Advocates push back on changes to Utah medical marijuana law
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Medical marijuana advocates and conservative groups sparred Monday over proposed changes to Utah's medical marijuana program during a tense, two-hour public...
- PR NewswireMedical Marijuana, Inc. Reaches One-Year Milestone in High-Level CBD Hemp Oil Stability StudySeptember 26, 2019
- Globe NewswireNabis Holdings Signs Definitive Agreement to Acquire Vertically Integrated Assets in ArizonaAugust 12, 2019
- Business WireTribune Content Agency and The Fresh Toast Ink Content Syndication PartnershipAugust 1, 2019
- Business WireColumbia Care Announces Statewide Launch in Florida, the Fastest Growing US Medical Cannabis Market, with Grand Opening of First DispensaryJuly 5, 2019
- Business WireCan Medical Marijuana Solve the Opioid Crisis? - ResearchAndMarkets.comJune 25, 2019
Utah Legislature: Tax reform not included in special session
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah Gov. Gary Herbert has called lawmakers into a special session on Sept. 16 on medical marijuana and other issues, but tax reform is not on the agenda.
The Latest: New Mexico issues medical pot cards to outsiders
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The Latest on New Mexico's medical marijuana program (all times local):
New Mexico has begun issuing medical marijuana registry cards to people who live...
Montana proposes new rules regulating marijuana testing labs
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Montana health officials are proposing new rules to regulate medical marijuana testing laboratories.
A notice issued Friday by the state Department of Public Health and...
Signatures may get medical pot on Mississippi 2020 ballot
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi group advocating for medical marijuana legalization has turned in more than 105,000 signatures to get the initiative on the ballot next year.
Opioid users trickle into New Mexico medical pot program
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Just a few dozen patients seeking relief from opioid dependency have enrolled in New Mexico's medical cannabis program since opioid use disorder became a qualifying condition...
Session called to scrap state-run medical marijuana system
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah Gov. Gary Herbert is calling a special legislative session to scrap an unusual plan for a state-run medical marijuana dispensary system following concerns that it could...
More than 2,100 seek to operate medical marijuana facilities
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri has received more than 2,100 applications from businesses that want to run medical marijuana facilities.
State’s fifth medical marijuana shop to open in Jamestown
JAMESTOWN, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota's fifth medical marijuana shop will open next week.
KQDJ reports Herbology in Jamestown is set to open Sept. 11. Dispensaries are already open in Fargo,...
2 New Mexico school boards to review medical pot policies
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Public school boards for two of the state's largest districts are preparing to review policy changes for students who have prescriptions for medical...
Bob Marley’s son seeks New Jersey marijuana dispensary
MONTCLAIR, N.J. (AP) — The son of reggae legend Bob Marley and a Colorado firm have applied to open a medical marijuana dispensary in New Jersey.
Illinois awards 1st licenses to sell recreational marijuana
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois has awarded its first licenses to businesses that will be allowed to sell recreational marijuana when it becomes legal in the state next year.
Ruling opens New Mexico medical pot program to outsiders
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A judge has ruled that New Mexico's medical marijuana program is open to people from outside the state who qualify based on a medical condition.
An ugly breakup shines light on marijuana business
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Maine's biggest medical marijuana dispensary is trying end its relationship with a company behind its fast-growing edibles operation.
California Assembly OKs medical cannabis on K-12 campuses
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California schools may soon allow parents to administer medical marijuana to their children on K-12 campuses.
The California Assembly approved a bill Monday that...
New Mexico limits providers to 1,750 marijuana plants
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico will limit licensed medical marijuana providers to 1,750 mature cannabis plants, a drop from the 2,500 plants allowed under an expiring emergency state...
Utah moves to scrap state-run pot dispensary system
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah legislators were moving Thursday to scrap a planned state-run medical marijuana dispensary system after county attorneys said it would put public employees at risk of...
Editorial Roundup: Recent editorials in Oklahoma newspapers
Here are excerpts from recent editorials in Oklahoma newspapers:
The Oklahoman. Aug. 18, 2019.
— Medical pot booming in Oklahoma, for good or for bad
2 more medical marijuana dispensaries set to open soon
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Officials say two more medical marijuana dispensaries are expected to open in northwest Arkansas this year.
Arkansas Department of Finance and Administration...
State extends deadline for medical marijuana applications
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri is giving businesses that want to run medical marijuana facilities more time to file applications.
Missouri's Department of Health and Senior Services on...
Ohio committee rejects medical marijuana for anxiety, autism
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A State Medical Board of Ohio committee has decided not to recommend adding anxiety and autism spectrum disorder to the state's list of qualifying conditions for purchasing...