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NJ legal weed: Fort Lee could be ‘prime’ location for medical marijuana dispensary

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NJ Health Commissioner, Dr. Shereef Elnahal speaks at Hackensack University Medical Center about medical marijuana. Wednesday, July 11, 2018 NorthJersey (Photo: Troy Harvey/Special to NorthJersey.com) FORT LEE — Potential medical marijuana operators have listed the borough as a "prime location" and will soon be meeting with the council with hopes of opening a dispensary. Three potential medical marijuana applicants have …

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Medical marijuana still illegal under Cherokee tribal law

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TAHLEQUAH, Okla. — In a story you only saw on 2 Works for You, medical marijuana is still illegal under Cherokee tribal law. "I think it will be good — for the economy — for everybody so…” said Autumn Swearingin, a Cherokee citizen of Oklahoma. Just weeks after Oklahomans passed medical marijuana with state question 788 — tribes are wondering …

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A medical marijuana ‘miracle’

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Event highlights mother of son who found healing in cannabis Illinois Women in Cannabis will honor a Jerseyville mother next week for helping her son find a medical marijuana treatment that resulted in remission of his Crohn’s disease. Wendy Turner and her son, Coltyn Turner, 18, of Jerseyville, will be featured during IWC’s Satellite Networking Event at 6:30 p.m. July …

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Medical marijuana not allowed on Indian territories

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Medical marijuana may now be legal in Oklahoma, but not all areas in the state will under the new law. While medicinal marijuana is now legal in the state of Oklahoma, people with cards will be able to use the substance in towns, like Wyandotte, but not on Indian territories like the Wyandotte Nation — which can be confusing if …

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Ohio’s medical marijuana patient registry put on hold

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When will medical marijuana in Ohio be available? Will I need a prescription? Can I use it for recreation? Marilyn Icsman/The Enquirer The launch of Ohio’s medical marijuana patient registry has been put on hold because of unexpected delays in bringing Ohio’s newest treatment to market, according to state regulators. Medical marijuana patients and their caregivers will be required to …

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Medical marijuana push in Missouri gets help from secret donations pouring in

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FILE – This Sept. 30, 2016, file photo shows a marijuana bud before harvesting at a rural area near Corvallis, Ore. The Oregon agency overseeing the state’s legal medical marijuana industry admits in a report it has not effectively provided oversight of growers and others, creating opportunities for weed to be diverted into the highly profitable black market. (AP Photo/Andrew …

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Maryland medical cannabis panel allows firm to compete again as charges linger against 2 former executives

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Medical cannabis company MaryMed is back in the running for licenses in Maryland. (Jen Rynda / Baltimore Sun Media Group) A year ago Maryland medical marijuana regulators sought to deny a license to a company picked to grow the drug because there was “reasonable likelihood” it would not properly secure the medicine. At the time, the Maryland Medical Cannabis Commission …

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States that legalized marijuana have higher rates of mental illness, RTI study says

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For the past 20 years, scientific studies have warned that heavy marijuana use can lead to schizophrenic episodes and psychotic disorders. Now, in the first study of its kind, RTI International in Research Triangle Park suggests marijuana may carry other risks as well. The research organization said Monday that states with permissive medical marijuana laws have significantly higher rates of …