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Former Detroit Lions denied entry To Michigan medical cannabis business

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CRJJA Ventures, the group that applied for the licenses, is expected to appeal the decision. Investors and entrepreneurs alike have rushed to enter Michigan’s nascent cannabis industry. Two gentlemen who won’t be involved in the freshly vibrant scene, however, are hometown football heroes and former Detroit Lions Calvin Johnson and Robert Sims. As more football players turn to cannabis treatment …

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Residents react to medical marijuana dispensary

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WINTERSVILLE, Ohio — Cresco Labs has been granted approval to open CY+ dispensary in Wintersville. The medical marijuana dispensary will have a wide selection of pharmaceutical-grade cannabis. The dispensary is the first in the state of Ohio to be granted approval. "In the beginning I really didn’t understand the whole concept because I had the perception it would be a …

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County commissioners strike down medical marijuana dispensaries

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For the second time this year, Collier County commissioners voted to not allow medical marijuana dispensaries in the county. In this week’s commissioner meeting, the board voted to change a zoning amendment that would allow the shops to open. Because it would bring a change to a zoning ordinance, the vote needed a four vote, super-majority commissioners voted 3-2. Its …

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Fuel up on gas and grass at Maine’s first medical marijuana convenience store

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Jackson McLeod, co-owner of Atlantic Farms Gas N’ Grass, a medical marijuana dispensary on Warren Avenue in Portland, says "we offer a rotating menu of the best cannabis products from the best caregivers in Maine." What is believed to be Maine’s first marijuana convenience store, one of only a handful in operation in the country, will open Thursday in Portland. …

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Better late than never: Fresno poised to finally give the OK to medical marijuana

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By Thursday afternoon, unless something screwy happens, the city of Fresno will no longer be in the Dark Ages when it comes to marijuana. Instead, we’ll be in the Dim Ages. Dim, as in faint, subdued and slow to understand as well as vague, shadowy and fuzzy. Still, I suppose that counts as progress. And we primarily have Councilman Clint …

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Lawmakers say further study needed on medical marijuana

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State Rep. Danny Bentley testifies to a panel about medical marijuana, saying further study is needed before it should be considered. (Kentucky Today/Tom Latek) FRANKFORT. Ky. (KT) – Two Republican lawmakers said further study of the effectiveness of medical marijuana was necessary before it could be considered. State Rep. Danny Bentley, a pharmacologist from Russell, and Dr. Ralph Alvarado of …

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Pasadena police seize weed, arrest 3 during raid of medical marijuana dispensary

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A man sits handcuffed outside a North Mentor Avenue medical marijuana dispensary in Pasadena as police execute a search warrant Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2018. City officials say any dispensaries open in Pasadena today are illegal. (Photo by Chris Lindahl/SCNG) Pasadena police Wednesday arrested two people and seized more than 28 pounds of marijuana products from an illegal downtown medical dispensary …

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Medical Marijuana Patient Waits for Dispensary Approval

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Video FORT SMITH, Ark. (KNWA)– Medical marijuana dispensaries are eagerly waiting for the announcement of approval from the Medical Marijuana Commission. To date, the Arkansas Department of Health reports over 6,500 approved medical marijuana cards. One Fort Smith resident received his letter of approval just yesterday. Although his card won’t be printed until a month before Arkansas Dispensaries open, he’s …