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Fremont council clears way for medical marijuana dispensary

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Buy Photo FREMONT – Fremont City Council unanimously passed an ordinance Thursday to allow a medical marijuana dispensary in the city, Eric Vaughan, CEO of The Forest Ohio, said his company is applying for five dispensary licenses in Ohio (the maximum allowed) with the state’s Pharmacy Board and hopes to open a facility in Fremont. "We’re thrilled. We’re thrilled to …

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Will Congress deliver a December frost to medical cannabis in Pa. and beyond? | Philly420

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Just as Pennsylvania begins sprouting some medical marijuana, Congress could stomp on the garden. The Pennsylvania Department of Health gave approval this week for the first medical cannabis plants to be grown and processed into oil by Cresco-Yeltrah, a Chicago company operating in Butler. An implementation deadline for all the cultivators is set for late December. By a strange coincidence, …

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Detroit’s medical marijuana laws could change in November

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DETROIT (WJBK) – Local religious and community leaders joining forces in Detroit to protest two medical marijuana proposals slated for the November ballot that they say will undo city rules that keep dispensaries away from places like churches and parks. On November 7, Detroiters will decide on two proposals that have to do with expanding medical marijuana dispensaries and production …

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Texas May Get 3 Medical Marijuana Dispensaries Soon

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medical marijuana By this time next year, Texas may be the new home to three operating medical marijuana dispensaries . A small victory for proponents of pot legalization, the Compassionate Use Act was signed into law by Texas Governor The state will allot at least three dispensary licenses. The first one went to Miami-based Knox Medical, which is opening their …

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Wisconsin Lawmakers Begin Statewide Tour in Support of Medical Marijuana Legalization

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Lead photo via Sen. Jon Erpenbach While cannabis reform legislation has taken root in 29 of America’s 50 states, Wisconsin has been reluctant to welcome medical cannabis. Despite Democratic lawmakers’ best efforts to decriminalize possession , initiate a medical marijuana program and legalize adult-use cannabis entirely , Governor Scott Walker and the state’s Republican leadership have either shot down or …

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Medical marijuana: How IT can spark the budding cannabis industry

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Surterra Wellness dispensary in Tampa, FL. As a Florida resident, I have been watching with great interest the legalization of medical cannabis in our state and how an entirely new and growing ecosystem of businesses is evolving seemingly overnight since our governor, Rick Scott, enacted the highly controversial and contested Amendment 2 into law back in June. The US legal …

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Vt.’s Medical Marijuana Dispensaries Corner The Market. The Biggest Wants Competition.

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Kyle Gruter-Curham grows 6 acres of hemp in Irasburg. He says if lawmakers allowed it, he could add marijuana to his crops as early as next spring. Vermont’s handful of medical marijuana dispensaries have exclusive permission to grow and sell marijuana in the state. If and when lawmakers legalize non-medical weed, they will likely have a head start on a …