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Will a medical marijuana store be located near you?

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BUTLER COUNTY — Ohio received 376 applications for medical marijuana dispensaries, including 16 in Butler and Warren counties. The Board of Pharmacy was expected today to announce where dozens of medical marijuana dispensaries will be located across Ohio, but that meeting was postponed to give more time to gather some required information on applicants. MORE: Ohio board cancels plan to …

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NJ marijuana legalization: Medical marijuana sent New Jersey family to Colorado

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This story is part of the "High Hopes" series from the USA TODAY NETWORK New Jersey , which sent journalists to Colorado and California to see how legal weed would impact the Garden State DENVER — Seven-year-old Vivian Wilson answered the door smiling and waving at the two journalists on her doorstep before leading them by hand into her family’s …

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Philadelphia Hospital To Study Medical Marijuana Patients with MS

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Philadelphia is quickly becoming a focal point in the nation’s fight for marijuana reform, with most of the attention on the city directed at Philadelphia’s new district attorney, Larry Krasner, who is championing a radical reform agenda aimed at transforming criminal justice. But Philly is also home to the Lambert Center for the Study of Medicinal Cannabis and Hemp, one …

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Judge puts hold on Pennsylvania’s plan for medical marijuana research

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HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A judge put a hold on plans to implement the research provision of Pennsylvania’s medical marijuana law Tuesday, siding with dispensaries and growers who challenged the Health Department’s approach. Commonwealth Court Judge Patricia McCullough issued a preliminary injunction that halted the agency’s regulations pertaining to handing out additional licenses to growers and dispensaries that partner for …

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FSU researchers find religious involvement deters recreational and medical marijuana use

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FSU Associate Professor Amy Burdette (FSU Photo/Bill Lax) Although marijuana use for medical and recreational purposes is at an all-time high in the United States, a team of researchers led by a Florida State University professor has found those who hold strong religious beliefs are choosing to stay away from weed. FSU Associate Professor of Sociology Amy Burdette and her …

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Voters have may have options for final say in medical marijuana debate

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BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) — Voters may get a chance to make medical marijuana legal in Kern County, after supervisors banned it last year. Three marijuana initiatives are close to being on the November ballot. Right now, those initiatives are circulating the community for signatures. First, on the ballot. The Jarvis-Epps initiative . This would allow marijuana to be grown, manufactured, …

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Medical marijuana shortages and longer lines await new patients

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EDITOR’S NOTE : Interested in the marijuana business industry? NJ Cannabis Insider is a new premium intelligence briefing that features exclusive weekly content geared toward entrepreneurs, lawyers and realtors. View a sample issue . On a recent trip to pick up some medical marijuana in Cranbury, Edward Grimes got in the back of a line he said was the longest …

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Judge grants temporary injunction in Pa. medical marijuana case

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Marijuna buds and a large stack of 100 US dollar money notes isolated on white background. A Commonwealth Court judge in Harrisburg has issued a preliminary injunction that could force the state to revisit a portion of its medical marijuana clinical research initiative. In her ruling, Judge Patricia McCullough agreed with arguments made by a group of 11 medical marijuana …