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Nevada Considers Treating Opioid Addicts With Medical Marijuana

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CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) – Nevada lawmakers want to give people addicted to heroin, painkillers and other narcotics the option to treat their condition with medical marijuana. Senate Democrats introduced a bill Tuesday that would allow registered nurses, psychologists, counselors and social workers who treat opioid addicts to prescribe those patients medical marijuana. Currently physicians can make referrals by providing …

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Iowa Republicans divided as new medical marijuana legislation introduced

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Iowans overwhelmingly support legalizing marijuana for medical purposes, but they don’t support allowing recreational uses, a new Iowa Poll shows. Wochit Buy Photo Republicans introduced new medical cannabis legislation Tuesday, with a bill in the Senate that is wide-ranging and another in the House that is narrower in scope. The pair of bills — House Study Bill 164 and Senate …

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Perrysburg officials want no part of medical marijuana in city

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Photo by Daniel Melograna/Sentinel-Tribune Perrysburg police chief Dan Paez talks about medical mamarijuana Monday, Feb. 27, 2017 during the Perrysburg council’s safety committe at the Municipal building in Perrysburg. City council members took no action Monday but will continue weighing a recommendation that they ban any facilities intended to grow, process, test or sell marijuana. The three members of council’s …

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Law Change Would Expand Medical Marijuana Business In Apache Junction

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A business interested in setting up a dispensary in the city requested changes to city code that would allow it to operate and deliver medical marijuana. There are two medical marijuana businesses in Apache Junction, a medical marijuana dispensary and a combination cultivation facility and infusion kitchen. Current Apache Junction code limits any expansion beyond this. Last fall, Tthe Arizona …

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Senate committee recommends bill outlining medical marijuana regulation

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Utah legislators have reiterated throughout the 2017 legislative session that medical marijuana will not be legalized this year. Sen. Evan Vickers, R-Cedar City, again stressed that point during a committee meeting Monday in which he presented Senate Bill 211, the Cannabinoid Product Act. The bill has some wording which, to the casual reader, might make it appear as though it …