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Medical marijuana cultivation facility proposed

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MIDDLEBORO – A Hopkinton company is planning to cultivate marijuana on a 12-acre site in South Middleboro, with the product to be used by the company’s medical marijuana dispensary, selectmen were told Monday night. Holistic Health Group, Inc. would first need the selectmen to send a letter of support, or at least non-opposition, to the state Department of Public Health …

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With medical marijuana returning to Long Beach, officials push for educational campaign

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FILE – This Feb. 1, 2011 file photo shows medical marijuana clone plants at a medical marijuana dispensary in Oakland. With the impending return of medical marijuana dispensaries to Long Beach, city officials want to launch an education outreach campaign that explains the health and safety risks of marijuana use in youth and cautions against drug-impaired driving. Prospective business owners …

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Loudon man sues NH DHHS for refusal of application for medical marijuana dispensary license

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2 hours 30 minutes ago NH1.com CONCORD —A Loudon man is suing the New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services after he failed to receive a license to operate a medical marijuana dispensary. He alleges that the department failed to abide by its own rules. The owner of Regal Auction Services in Franklin, Paul Morrissette, filed a complaint in …

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Medical marijuana access limited for now in Florida

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PANAMA CITY – Bay County residents who qualify for medical marijuana under a new state law likely won’t have access to it until May – at the earliest. And that could require a drive to Tallahassee or hiring a state-certified grower to deliver from their farm to the patient’s doorstep. Florida voters on Nov. 8 passed Amendment 2, allowing broader …

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Mother Fighting To Save Daughter Through Medical Marijuana

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WILLIAMSTOWN, Ky. (AP) – Tiffany Wigginton Carnal is in the fight of her life to save her daughter. Lyndi Carnal, 17, has Crohn’s Disease, an inflammatory bowel disease that causes inflammation of the lining of the digestive tract, which can lead to abdominal pain, severe diarrhea, fatigue, weight loss and malnutrition. Lyndi was diagnosed when she was 14. Since that …

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Appeals court to decide if probationers can smoke medical marijuana

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Dennis Magyari A Royal Oak attorney and his client, a thrice-convicted drunk driver, want the courts to pay medical marijuana laws more respect. An upcoming state Court of Appeals ruling could make it legal for convicts and the criminally charged to smoke or otherwise possess and consume marijuana while on parole, bond or probation, so long as they’re registered medical …

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Veteran leads charge for medical marijuana

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(Photo: Photo provided to IndyStar) Jeff Staker spent 11 years in the Marines as a sniper. He served in Operation Desert Storm and Operation Desert Shield. He’s a 51-year-old father of five and grandfather of five who quotes Sun-Tzu’s “The Art of War.” And he’s a leading advocate for medical marijuana in Indiana. For six years, a medical marijuana bill …

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Florida dispensaries aim to ‘normalize’ medical marijuana

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TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Vials of cannabis-laced sprays, lotions and tinctures line display shelves a few steps from handbags specially designed to tote marijuana products. A stylish kitchenette and table is on the opposite side of this Surterra Wellness Center medical marijuana showroom, space used to host educational sessions on the merits of the drug — something legal only under …