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Maryland companies studying effectiveness of vaping for medical marijuana patients

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ANNAPOLIS, Md. — With Maryland set to make medical marijuana available within weeks , two companies have formed a partnership to study how well vapor-inhalation devices work for patients. Curio Wellness, of Lutherville, and Wellness Institute of Maryland, of Frederick, will conduct a research-and-development study of cannabis oil-filled vapor inhalation devices, the state health department announced Friday. The devices, also …

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Girl taking medical marijuana for seizures suing Jeff Sessions and DEA

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DENVER — A 12-year-old girl is spearheading a campaign to legalize medical marijuana across the whole country. Alexis Bortell said she and her family had no choice but to move from their Texas home to Colorado to treat her severe epilepsy. Now, her family and a handful of others are suing Attorney General Jeff Sessions and the Drug Enforcement Administration …

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Montana drafts medical marijuana regulations

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BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) – The state health department has drafted proposed regulations for the medical marijuana industry, setting rules for quality testing, tracking and increasing fees. The Billings Gazette reports the Department of Public Health and Human Services plans a public hearing in Helena on Nov. 30. Agency spokesman Jon Ebelt says the state sought input from Montana providers and …

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Medical marijuana caregivers: New rules not as bad as expected

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Caregivers say Maine’s new program rules could help the industry by legitimizing practices like patient cycling, a method by which they can increase the number of patients they treat. AUGUSTA — Medical marijuana caregivers say Maine’s new program rules may not be as bad – or require as much work to follow – as they had initially feared. Some caregivers …

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Pa. OKs five Delco docs as medical marijuana prescribers

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The Pennsylvania Department of Health approved five Delaware County practitioners Thursday to begin prescribing medical marijuana to patients once state-licensed dispensaries go live in 2018. Since the application process opened Nov. 1, more than 6,000 patients have registered to participate in the program, and 100 physicians have been approved around the state. “These remarkable numbers are a clear confirmation of …

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Medical marijuana to grow in Portage

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By Diane Smith / Reporter Less than a year before Ohio’s medical marijuana program will be implemented, it is starting to become clearer where this enterprise will be located in Portage County, and where it won’t be.Only a few months ago, there were three potential cultivators who applied for licenses. And there were rumors of dispensaries. Now, at least one …

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Medical marijuana enforcement hazy as state forms rules

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Buy Photo Lansing — The road to the Michigan Capitol is lined with marijuana. It’s almost impossible to drive to the capital dome without seeing scores of shop signs emblazoned with bright green medical crosses and plucky names — BudzRUs, TruReleaf, Best Buds, Kind Provisioning Center — all along Michigan Avenue and the city at large. A constant stream of …

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Lakeville Selectmen welcome medical marijuana growers

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By Robert Barboza / The Gazette LAKEVILLE — Alexander Mazin, chief executive officer of Trichome Health Corp., likely to be the first commercial grower of medical marijuana to locate in Lakeville, got a warm welcome from selectmen on his most recent visit. Mazin and his attorney, Valerio Romano, sat down to talk business with selectmen at a Nov. 8 meeting …