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CannaBar, Battle Creek’s first medical marijuana dispensary, could open by March

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(Photo: Natasha Blakely/Battle Creek Enquirer) Battle Creek might see its first medical marijuana dispensary as soon as March. Thomas Tatar intends to open CannaBar, a medical marijuana provisioning center, at 293 East Columbia Ave. “I’ve had my family business in Marshall for 38 years, but it started in Battle Creek on Michigan (Avenue),” said Tatar, who lives in Marshall. His …

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Doctor busted after doing medical marijuana exams via closed circuit TV, cops say

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Two men went to Pembroke Pines High Life Medical Marijuana Center on different days, each telling a doctor seen only on a computer monitor that he wanted a medical marijuana card so he’d have a legal excuse when workplace drug tests busted him. The doctor, Dr. Tommy Louisville, approved each in August. On Thursday, he got busted. That’s according to …

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In Kansas City, could medical marijuana be used to treat opioid addiction?

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Copyright 2018 Scripps Media, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. KANSAS CITY, Mo. — After Missouri voters legalized medical marijuana last week, drug addiction treatment centers in the Kansas City area are weighing how they will respond. At least one said that it would most likely not suggest marijuana as a treatment …

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Several Northeast Ohio health systems not allowing physicians to recommend medical marijuana

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CLEVELAND – Medical marijuana will be sold by dispensaries in Ohio soon, but thousands of doctors employed by Northeast Ohio’s three major health systems will not be allowed to recommend the drug for patients. The Cleveland Clinic, University Hospitals and MetroHealth each said they aren’t allowing their doctors to recommend the drug. The hospitals said the bans are rooted in …

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Lawmakers plan more changes to medical marijuana bill ahead of December special session

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What is in a name? Is a “compromise” bill any less sweet smelling than an “implementation” bill? Apparently. Utah House Republicans decided Wednesday that they will start calling the Prop 2, medical marijuana, compromise bill the “implementation” bill, which will be debated and passed in a Dec. 3 special session. The name change is meaningful, supposedly, because Prop 2 advocates …

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Company selected to operate as medical marijuana dispensary in Grand Forks

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iStock/Bill Oxford BISMARCK — The North Dakota Department of Health Division of Medical Marijuana has selected a company to operate as a medical marijuana dispensary in Grand Forks, the department announced Thursday. We-Mend LLC will be operating as Strive Life and will locate its facility in Grand Forks, the department said in a news release. "With this current selection, we …

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Doctor accused of entering unqualified patients into Medical Marijuana Registry

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PEMBROKE PINES, Fla. – A Pembroke Pines doctor was arrested Thursday on accusations that he entered unqualified patients into the Medical Marijuana Registry, authorities said. According to Pembroke Pines police, authorities began investigating Miracle Leaf Health Center, located at 1341 N. Palm Ave. in June after receiving a complaint about suspicious activity happening at the clinic. Police said the business’s …

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No clear guidelines on testing for medical marijuana in Florida

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Chapters descriptions off, selected subtitles off, selected captions settings, opens captions settings dialog captions off, selected This is a modal window. The medical marijuana industry in Florida is still in its infancy and so are the rules around it. WPTV Copyright 2018 Scripps Media, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. DAVIE, Fla. …