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A higher authority: The rabbinical answer to medical marijuana

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As the medical marijuana industry expands in Israel and the US, rabbinic authorities are weighing in. Cannabis [Illustrative]. (photo credit:INIMAGE) It was mid-2015, and the Orthodox Union was in a quandary. New York State was in the process of launching its medical marijuana program, and the OU, one of the world’s largest and most respected kosher certification agencies, had been …

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Henderson medical marijuana dispensary open for business

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Autoplay: Henderson medical marijuana dispensary open for businessCONNECTING… KTNV Show Caption The Source held a green ribbon cutting ceremony on Saturday at its new location near Eastern and Serene Avenues. Andrew Jolley, CEO of the Source Medical Marijuana Dispensary, said that their goal is to provide a clean, comfortable, and respectful environment for patients looking to buy medical marijuana. "There’s …

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Family says moving from Tenn. to Colo. for medical marijuana saved daughter’s life

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Please install the latest Adobe Flash Player Plugin to watch this content. GREENE COUNTY, Tenn. ( WJHL )- A local state representative plans on introducing legislation that would legalize medical marijuana here in Tennessee after meeting with several families who moved from Tennessee to Colorado to get treatment they can’t get here. “Overwhelmingly every single person I interviewed was very …

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New polling has both medical marijuana proposals behind

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Medical Marijuana Issues A new Talk Business & Politics-Hendrix College survey shows that opposition remains stronger than support for two medical marijuana proposals that will be on the November ballot. The poll, conducted statewide among 463 likely Arkansas voters on October 21, 2016, has a margin of error of 4.6%. Issue 6, the Medical Marijuana Amendment, would allow for physician-certified …

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Report: Israel’s Largest Pharmacy in Talks to Sell Medical Marijuana

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The Arutz Sheva reports: JTA – Israel’s largest pharmacy chain is working with the government to implement reform that would make medical marijuana more widely available. Super-Pharm has been talking in recent weeks with the Health Ministry to coordinate selling cannabis in some of its stores to those with a prescription, Haaretz reported. While medical marijuana has been legal in …

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What you need to know about voting for medical marijuana on Nov. 8

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Currently 25 states and the District of Columbia have medical cannabis programs. On Nov. 8, Arkansas, Florida and North Dakota will vote on medical cannabis ballot initiatives , while Montana will vote on repealing limitations in its existing law. We have no political position on cannabis legalization. We study the cannabis plant, also known as marijuana, and its related chemical …

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Agency Predicts Medical Marijuana Will Cost Arkansas

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KARK LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — State projections on the impact of two proposals to legalize medical marijuana say they will cost the state more than they earn in tax revenue. Part of the argument for the medical marijuana proposals is that the programs will pay for themselves, but the reports from the Department of Finance and Administration (DFA) are calling …

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State plans to expand struggling medical pot program

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Still waiting to turn a profit after pouring tens of millions of dollars into launching New York’s medical marijuana program, the five companies producing and distributing the drug are opposing a state plan to bring more growers and sellers into the market. The Department of Health, aiming to improve patient access, plans to add five more companies within two years …