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Online W.Va. medical marijuana survey now available

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Thanks for visiting HeraldMailMedia.com. You’re entitled to limited access of articles every 30 days. If you enjoy our site and want full access, we ask you to purchase an affordable subscription . The purpose of the survey is to gather information from patients who might be interested in obtaining medical marijuana, according to a news release from the West Virginia …

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Shepard: Medical marijuana is necessary and should be easier to access

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(Photo: submitted photo) A friend asked me a question last Thursday night after Owosso City Council meeting: Why isn’t big pharma processing medical marijuana issues? My answer: There is not as much profit in it for big pharmaceutical companies to push non-addictive drugs. It should not come to surprise most people, but the fact is pharmaceutical companies spend one and …

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Jeff Sessions says it would be ‘healthy’ to have ‘more competition’ among medical marijuana growers for research

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U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions testifies before a Senate Judiciary oversight hearing on the Justice Department on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., October 18, 2017 REUTERS/Joshua Roberts Attorney General Jeff Sessions wants to expand the supply of medical marijuana grown for research He is wary of expanding the program too much Orrin Hatch, a Utah Republican, co-sponsored a bill to …

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Brookville medical marijuana grower/processor to begin production

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BROOKVILLE — The Pennsylvania Department of Health on Tuesday approved Cresco Yeltrah to begin growing and processing medical marijuana at its Jefferson County location, making it the first facility to be deemed fully operational in Pennsylvania’s medical marijuana program. “Every day we hear from patients who are desperately waiting for medical marijuana to help alleviate the symptoms of their serious …

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Feds Admit Their Prosecution of Medical Marijuana Users in Washington Was Illegal

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family photo Since 2012 federal prosecutors have been trying to imprison three medical marijuana users in Washington, arguing that they grew cannabis for profit rather than relief of their symptoms. In a sudden shift this week, the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Spokane finally conceded what the defendants—Rhonda Firestack-Harvey; her son, Rolland Gregg; and his wife, Michelle Gregg—have been saying all …

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What Makes a Medical Cannabis Program Succeed?

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What makes a medical cannabis market work? It’s a question that excitable investors and entrepreneurs don’t always consider before entering the industry, and it’s one lawmakers often lose sight of as they work out the nitty gritty details of legalization. Over the past five years working at Vicente Sederberg LLC, a leading cannabis-focused law firm, I have studied the creation …

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130-acre medical marijuana development to provide 1,000 new Michigan jobs

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Developers are planning a 130-acre medical marijuana development southwest of Lansing.( WINDSOR TWP., MI – The demand is there – Michigan has about 220,000 medical marijuana card holders. The Harvest Park development in Eaton County will be one of the first facilities to serve them as the state of Michigan begins to open up licensing for such projects. Upon completion …