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From seed to shelf – Medical marijuana usage in Missouri

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You need to have the Adobe Flash Player to view this content. Please click here to continue. SPRINGFIELD, MO (KTVI) – Medical marijuana is now being grown and sold in Missouri – legally. Ashley Markum says her son Ayden has tried at least 10 traditional prescription drugs with no success. “One of them actually took away his ability to eat,” …

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Hutchinson seeks $3 million to launch medical-marijuana program

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LITTLE ROCK — Gov. Asa Hutchinson said Wednesday he would ask lawmakers to approve providing $3 million from the state’s rainy day fund to the state Department of Finance and Administration and the state Department of Health to cover start-up costs for implementing a medical-marijuana program. By a margin of 53 percent for to 47 percent against, Arkansas voters approved …

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Medical marijuana measures in Costa Mesa, Laguna headed to defeat

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Measures in Costa Mesa and Laguna Beach that would have allowed medical marijuana businesses to set up shot seemed headed for defeat. (File photo) Voters in Costa Mesa and Laguna Beach were poised to reject ballot measures Wednesday that would have allowed medical marijuana businesses to set up shop in the two cities. Meanwhile, a separate measure that would allow …

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Medical marijuana dispensary development not expected for another year

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Nearly 64 percent of voters approved medical marijuana in North Dakota on Tuesday, but it will likely be some time before a dispensary opens in the state, proponents say. North Dakota Compassionate Care Act Committee Chairman Rilie Ray Morgan said his group has had a couple of inquiries from possible dispensary operators, but he’s not sure how serious they were. …

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Medical marijuana amendment soars to approval

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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Stunning even some of the proposal’s most avid supporters, Florida voters Tuesday overwhelmingly approved a constitutional amendment legalizing medical marijuana for patients with a broad swath of conditions. Amendment 2, "Use of Marijuana for Debilitating Medical Conditions," received at least 70 percent of the vote, far greater than the 60 percent required for passage of constitutional amendments …

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State on verge of approving medical ‘pot’

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Issue 6 opponents (from left) Kevin Russell, Jerry Cox, Kenny Hall and Charisse Dean look at election results during a gathering Tuesday at the Embassy Suites in Little Rock. Arkansas likely became one of the latest states — and one of the first in the South — to allow medical marijuana after a proposed constitutional amendment received what appeared to …

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Several states approve legal, medical marijuana use

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Budtender Trevor Hollis holds a pair of marijuana buds for a customer at the Denver Kush Club. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski) U.S. (KXAN/AP) — Along with the selection of a new president, many states passed amendments during Tuesday’s election to allow medicinal and legalized marijuana use in their states. The passing of medical marijuana means it can be grown and dispensed …