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Senators eye expanded medical marijuana

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AP PHOTO Samples of what the final Minnesota Medical Solutions medicinal cannabis will look like are displayed in Otsego, Minn. DES MOINES — Senators began working Wednesday on an expanded medical marijuana measure that would allow making and dispensing cannabis products in Iowa under a doctor’s direction to treat up to 18 “debilitating” medical conditions. But early indications from majority …

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Dispensary rolls out medical marijuana delivery

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A local dispensary has rolled out a delivery service for patients who qualify. Columbia Care went through an extensive process to ask New York State for permission to become the first in the state to deliver medical marijuana. They launched their pilot program right here in Rochester offering convenience for homebound patients in the area like Cheryl Lombardo. Lombardo has …

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Black caucus issues ‘ultimatum’ on medical marijuana

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Del. Cheryl Glenn, chair of the Legislative Black Caucus, along with Sen. Joan Carter Conway and other members of the Legislative Black Caucus, issued a demand to Gov. Hogan and other State leaders to hold a one-day special session to pass a bill they say was intentionally left to expire as the session ended. (Amy Davis / Baltimore Sun) The …

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Antrim Township mulls medical marijuana industry regulations

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Antrim Township officials are content letting the state handle regulation of the medical-marijuana industry after it was legalized by the Pennsylvania legislature last year. Antrim Township, one of Pennsylvania’s fastest-growing areas, is currently considering amendments to its code of ordinances, and zoning officer Sylvia House wondered whether the board of supervisors wanted to consider any changes or additions in light …

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ASU student saw ‘opportunity’ to use arrest to fight for medical marijuana on campus

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Medical marijuana is still banned under university rules, but patients will no longer face criminal charges. (Photo: Cheryl Evans/The Arizona Republic) The Arizona Court of Appeals ruled last week that possessing medical marijuana on college and university campuses across the state is no longer a crime. Arizona previously was the only state where medical marijuana was illegal on college campuses …

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Michigan begins to gear up for medical marijuana business

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The medical marijuana industry is poised to explode with new state regulations and taxes on the dispensaries that will sell the weed. Kathleen Gray/Detroit Free Press Buy Photo Dozens of medical marijuana dispensaries are sprinkled in cities across the state and Detroit has 61 pot shops open for business , but come this time next year, the landscape for weed …

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Madeira says ‘no’ to medical marijuana

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No medical marijuana dispensaries will be allowed within the city of Madeira. Madeira City Council passed an ordinance by emergency to prohibit the sale of medical marijuana within the city at its April 10 meeting. “Medical marijuana may or may not have its merits but I don’t think Madeira would be … appropriate for a dispensary to be located,” said …

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Medical marijuana bill on fast track in Iowa Senate.

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Buy Photo Legislation authorizing the use of medical marijuana is quickly moving through the Iowa Senate with the goal of providing help for patients with cancer, post-traumatic stress disorder and a host of other ailments. Senate Study Bill 1190 , labeled The Compassionate Use of Cannabis Act, was approved Wednesday morning on a 3-0 subcommittee vote and it cleared Senate …