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Minnesota Medical Marijuana Manufacturer Optimistic Prices Could Drop Soon

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It’s been three months since chronic pain became a qualifying condition for medical marijuana in Minnesota. While the program continues to struggle with low enrollment and high costs, some see reasons for optimism. One such reason is a recent uptick in patients. According to the most recent numbers from the state, more than 700 health care practitioners are now authorized …

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A brother’s pain changes an LDS family’s view of medical marijuana

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MURRAY — Twin brothers Nathan and Aaron Frodsham grew up in Dallas and later, Utah. One became a data scientist. The other, a doctor who works with cancer patients. Both want medical marijuana, or cannabis, legalized. "It was such a taboo topic," said Nathan Frodsham, who lives in Murray. It’s a decision neither brother takes lightly. "I was against a …

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Jackley in favor of medical marijuana research

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RAPID CITY, S.D. – The medical marijuana debate is being rekindled in South Dakota despite not being on ballot this year. South Dakota Attorney General Marty Jackley is urging the DEA and FDA to consider an accelerated research and development process for marijuana derivatives. Jackley is in favor of further research into the medical benefits of the drug and its …

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Florida voters decide if medical marijuana treatment should expand

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The last time Floridians faced the subject of medical marijuana on the ballot, the measure just barely failed to garner enough support needed to become law. This time appears to be different. There’s still resistance, but the large wave of criticism from various groups like the Florida Sheriff’s Association is gone. Polls indicate the ballot measure again named Amendment 2 …

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Ohio medical marijuana grow licenses would be capped at 18, cost $200,000

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The Ohio Department of Commerce on Tuesday released a summary of its proposed requirements for medical marijuana cultivator licensees. COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio licensing fees for medical marijuana growers would be among the highest in the country if rules drafted by the Ohio Department of Commerce are approved. Would-be medical marijuana growers would compete for up to 18 state cultivator …

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TV anchor with MS leaving Fox 2 to join medical marijuana fight

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(Photo: MILegalize.com) After 22 years on television, Fox 2 Detroit morning anchor Anqunette Jamison Sarfoh has announced plans to retire. In a Facebook video post Tuesday morning, Sarfoh, best known as "Q" to Fox 2 watchers, said that she would leave the business and join a leadership role with MILegalize, in an effort to help legalize marijuana in Michigan. Most …