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These are the companies trying to get into the medical marijuana business in south-central Pa.

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Daniel Zampogna | dzampogna@pennlive.com By Nora Shelly, PennLive Pennsylvania is getting ready to roll out its medical marijuana program, ore than a year after Governor Tom Wolf signed the legislation into law in April 2016. Pa. Department of Health The Department of Health expects to announce which companies will be awarded medical marijuana grower/processor and dispensary permits by the end …

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Medical Marijuana Applications Now Available

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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (News release) – Those planning to apply for licenses to operate medical marijuana cultivation facilities and dispensaries can access blank applications beginning today (Monday, June 19) and continuing throughout Summer 2017, the Arkansas Department of Finance and Administration (FDA) announced. Under legislation adopted by the Arkansas General Assembly this year, the Arkansas Medical Marijuana Commission is required …

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Company drops bid for medical-marijuana facility in Washington Twp.

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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 . WAYNESBORO, Pa. — A company seeking to develop a medical-marijuana growing and processing facility in Washington Township, Pa., has terminated its land agreement. The Waynesboro Industrial Development Corp. …

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Mexico Legalizes Medical Marijuana

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(Torresigner/iStock) A decree issued by Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto today confirmed that Mexico has legalized cannabis for medicinal use after overwhelming support from Mexico’s Lower House of Congress. Pena Nieto was once a vehement opponent of cannabis legalization, but has since called for a re-examination of global drug policy after a nationwide public debate on legalization in early 2016. …

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Want to own a medical marijuana dispensary in Arkansas? See the application here

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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) — Those planning to apply for licenses to operate medical marijuana cultivation facilities and dispensaries can access blank applications beginning today and continuing throughout the summer of 2017. Under legislation adopted by the Arkansas General Assembly this year, the Arkansas Medical Marijuana Commission is required to begin accepting applications for medical marijuana licenses on July 1. …

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Florida health officials move forward with medical marijuana plans

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TALLAHASSEE Florida health officials have laid out a new process to implement the voter-approved constitutional amendment broadly legalizing medical marijuana, as they attempt to meet deadlines included in the November ballot measure. The latest proposed rule came as the Department of Health awaits Gov. Rick Scott’s signature of a medical-marijuana bill adopted by lawmakers during a special session this month. …

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States frequently reject use of medical marijuana for opioid treatment

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While legislators and health regulators across the country have considered using medical marijuana to address opioid addiction, states have frequently turned down the idea. From New Hampshire to New Mexico, several states that allow medical marijuana for issues like cancer and glaucoma have considered adding opioid addiction to a list of approved uses. But several states recently rejected the measure. …