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Interested Medical Marijuana Growers Gain Approval

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COVINGTON TOWNSHIP — Lackawanna County is a step closer to having a medical marijuana production facility. Supervisors in Covington Township cleared the way for one to be built there. It’s the first in many steps before medical marijuana becomes legal in Pennsylvania next year. Covington Township provided the zoning approval needed for a medical marijuana growing facility to be built …

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Just one medical marijuana dispensary in western Massachusetts so far

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NORTHAMPTON, Mass. (WWLP) – A year and 3 months after it opened, New England Treatment Access is still the only medical marijuana dispensary in western Massachusetts. Massachusetts voters approved medical marijuana 4 years ago. There are 8 dispensaries in eastern Massachusetts. The only one open in western Massachusetts is New England Treatment Access on Conz St. in Northampton. Proposals have …

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Study Finds Medical Marijuana Legalization Associated with Fewer Traffic Fatalities

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Legalizing medical marijuana reduces traffic fatalities, new research has found. The study was published in the just-released February, 2017 issue of the American Journal of Public Health . Using data from the 1985–2014 Fatality Analysis Reporting System (roughly 1.2 million accidents in total), researchers; “examined the association between MMLs [medical marijuana laws] and traffic fatalities in multilevel regression models while …

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Study Links Medical Marijuana to Fewer Traffic Fatalities

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A new study from Columbia University found that traffic fatalities have fallen in seven states where medicinal cannabis is legal and that, overall, states where medical marijuana is legal have lower traffic fatality rates than states were medical marijuna remains illegal. The study found that “medical marijuana laws were associated with immediate reductions in traffic fatalities in those aged 15 …

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Palm Beach County considers one-year moratorium on medical marijuana dispensaries

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FILE–This April 21, 2011, file photo shows marijuana growing in the home of two medical marijuana patients in Medford, Ore. Oregon state officials have upheld local regulations blocking people from growing medical marijuana on property zoned for rural residential use. (AP Photo/Jeff Barnard, file) (Jeff Barnard / AP) Palm Beach County is considering implementing a one-year hold on allowing medical …

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Medical Marijuana is Not Dead

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Medical Marijuana is Not Dead Have a Heart is surging, after a successful pivot in the wake of medical marijuana’s crash. Have a Heart once operated seven Seattle storefronts and managed a large customer base, company culture and local brand. What most medical marijuana owners accepted as a death sentence (switch to recreational—or else), Have a Heart understood as an …

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Rostraver zoning board approves exemption for proposed medical marijuana facility

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The building of Vesely Brothers Moving and Storage, at 316 Finley Road in Rostraver, that has been approved by the zoning board for use as a medical marijuana facility, as seen on Friday, Jan. 13, 2016. Updated 54 minutes ago The Rostraver Township zoning hearing board has granted an exemption for a medical marijuana growing and processing operation. The unanimous …

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Study Links Medical Marijuana to Fewer Traffic Fatalities

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A new study from Columbia University found that traffic fatalities have fallen in seven states where medicinal cannabis is legal and that, overall, states where medical marijuana is legal have lower traffic fatality rates than states were medical marijuna remains illegal. The study found that “medical marijuana laws were associated with immediate reductions in traffic fatalities in those aged 15 …