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Oklahoma Medical Marijuana Authority establishes call center ahead of implementation

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Medical marijuana laws are forcing Oklahoma schools to figure out how to handle the use of medicinal marijuana among its students and teachers. (KOKH) OKLAHOMA CITY (KOKH) — The Oklahoma Medical Marijuana Authority has established a call center to answer questions ahead of the implementation of SQ 788. The center will be available from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday …

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Chart: Consumption habits changing in Canada’s booming medical marijuana market

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The number of medical marijuana patients in Canada skyrocketed in recent months, and patterns of consumption are evolving as the market grows. The latest data from Health Canada shows patient counts in the country have reached nearly 300,000, up from 175,000 in April 2017 – a 70% increase. Further data from the government – which includes detailed records of MMJ …

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What is the sales revenue so far for medical marijuana in Pa.?

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Pennsylvania’s medical marijuana market could someday reach hundreds of millions of dollars in annual sales. It is not there yet. State-specific revenue is hard to come by in the medical cannabis industry. And most companies in the field are privately held, so they do not report numbers publicly. But there is a hint in Pennsylvania’s tax-collection records. By the end …

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Ohio Approves Provisional Licenses For More Medical Marijuana Processors And Testers

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Gosia Wozniacka / Associated Press More processing and testing facilities for Ohio’s Medical Marijuana program have been given provisional permits to proceed with their plans. The Ohio Medical Marijuana Control Program issued permits to Green Investment Partners and Standard Wellness Company. They join seven other processors who got provisional approval earlier this month to build their facilities. Kerry Francis with …

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Medical marijuana opponents asked for Utah governor’s help to fight ballot initiative. He refused.

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SALT LAKE CITY — Opponents of the medical cannabis ballot initiative met with Gov. Gary Herbert with a big agenda: they were organizing against Proposition 2 and raising money. They wanted him to direct state agencies to vocally oppose the initiative and give access to his donor list, according to an email shared with FOX 13, and to possibly call …

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Where Bay City’s 25 medical marijuana dispensaries would be located

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BAY CITY, MI — There could soon be more than two dozen licensed medical marijuana dispensaries within Bay City city limits. City officials have reviewed 25 applications for dispensaries, also known as provisioning centers, and all but three have been licensed, according to City Manager Dana Muscott. The provisional license allows them to sell marijuana only, not grow it, and …

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News Focus: Constantine leads the way for medical marijuana facilities

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On the surface, downtown Constantine appears not too different than central business districts in other, similar-sized communities in the region. On the surface, downtown Constantine appears not too different than central business districts in other, similar-sized communities in the region. Places to eat, drink, get gas and a few other specialty shops exist amongst assorted, vacant storefronts. In time, however, …

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Meet the key players in Oklahoma’s medical marijuana community

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The cannabis community in Oklahoma has grown significantly in the two years since a group of activists successfully petitioned to put medical marijuana on a ballot. But many people don’t know who it was behind that effort, much less who has stepped in since then as the leading voices on marijuana in Oklahoma. The names of various industry groups, activists, …