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Compassion and collaboration cited as Chicopee welcomes 1st medical marijuana business

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This story elaborates on an article published at 12:08 p.m. Friday, Sept, 21, 2018: Mass Alternative Care medical marijuana facility salutes city of Chicopee at grand opening CHICOPEE — The red-white-and-blue banners hanging on the fence told passing drivers Friday that 1247 East Main St. was "Open" — grand opening of the city’s first marijuana business. "I think the support …

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Potential medical marijuana facility in Immokalee at center of fire code exemption question

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(Photo: hidesy, Getty Images/iStockphoto) A potential medical marijuana treatment center in Immokalee could be at the center of a decision made regarding fire code exemptions and marijuana facilities in Florida. Oakes Farms, an agribusiness operated out of Collier County, is in the early stages of applying to bring a medical marijuana treatment center to 106 14th Street in Immokalee. Medical …

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Jupiter bans medical marijuana dispensaries

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A Curaleaf representative opens the door and invites customers in for the very first time to Lake Worth’s second medical marijuana dispensary, Monday, January 22, 2018 at 10 AM. (Damon Higgins / The Palm Beach Post) JUPITER — Iraq War veteran Emilio Pages makes a one-hour round trip to either Lake Worth or Stuart in order to get medical marijuana. …

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Toledo lab licensed for medical marijuana testing

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COLUMBUS — A laboratory to be located in Toledo on Friday became the third privately run facility in Ohio to receive a license to test the safety and potency of marijuana for medical use. ACT Laboratories of Ohio — a limited liability corporation based in Lansing, Mich., operating in that state and in Illinois and licensed to do so in …

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To rein in medical marijuana business, township amends ordinance

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Kurt Cole and Corey Kennedy ask questions to Lawyer Eric White during the Leoni Township Hall board meeting on Feb. 13, 2018. ( LEONI TWP., MI – In one of its more cordial discussions regarding medical marijuana, the Leoni Township Board of Trustees made several changes to its ordinance on Tuesday. While most changes place more restrictions on medical marijuana …

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Michigan plans online medical marijuana registration

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LANSING (WXYZ) – The state of Michigan plans to speed up the process of medical marijuana users obtain registry cards by shifting from snail mail to an online portal. The move — which will start with a rollout to doctors in the coming days — is expected to cut the wait time down while adding more checks on the front-end …

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How Cronos Group Is Growing Its Core Medical Marijuana Business

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People pass in front of the National Access Cannabis office ready to be open in Edmonton, a unique Health Care service provider that specializes in prescribing medical cannabis, and provides members with ongoing education and care. On Saturday, August 25, 2018, in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. (Photo by Artur Widak/NurPhoto via Getty Images) Cronos Group, a vertically integrated marijuana company, has …

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Patients: Medical marijuana effectively treats pain, post-traumatic stress

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Amy Wieser Willson, a patient, and Dr. Jay Westwater, a physician and chief executive of MinnMed, talk about the benefits of medical marijuana, which became legal in Minnesota in 2014. MinnMed has a dispensary at 104 7th St. S., Moorhead. Patrick Springer/The Forum MOORHEAD — Amy Wieser Willson has suffered for years from chronic pain so severe that some days …