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Pot of money? Medical cannabis revenue difficult for southwest Michigan communities to predict

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If he had a crystal ball at Buchanan City Hall, City Manager Bill Marx would do what any municipal administrator might do: He’d peer into it to see the city’s future financial condition. Specifically, he’d like to look ahead three years to see the amount of revenue medical marijuana brings. He knows what the potential revenue streams for medical marijuana …

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Money question plagues medical marijuana’s startup in West Virginia

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HUNTINGTON – As a law passed last year envisioned it, West Virginia patients with certain ailments will be able to purchase medical cannabis cards in about a year from now. However, unless the state’s government acts quickly, there won’t be any medicine to purchase. Because U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions staunchly opposes marijuana and lifted an Obama administration policy in …

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Research undermines medical marijuana claims

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SUPPORTERS of medical marijuana say it’s a wonder drug that ameliorates or cures numerous afflictions. A report cited by some backers of legalization in Oklahoma paints a less-glowing picture of marijuana’s potential medical uses. Those promoting State Question 788, which would legalize medical marijuana, often point to “The Health Effects of Cannabis and Cannabinoids,” a 2017 report issued by The …

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Uncasville medical marijuana dispensary thriving in new spot, owner says

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Montville — The clientele at the medical marijuana dispensary in Uncasville, seeking to treat the symptoms of painful and debilitating illnesses , has almost doubled in a year and a half as the business has expanded into a larger location. More than 4,100 people with medical marijuana cards issued by the state are customers at Thames Valley Relief, the dispensary …

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South Florida city bans dispensaries; mayor tells residents to buy medical marijuana on Internet

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TAMARAC, Fla. – Tamarac Mayor Harry Dressler has some unorthodox ideas about medical marijuana and the amendment — supported by 70 percent of the voters — that made it legal in Florida. "It’s a gigantic scam," Dressler said, adding later, "I would resent it having the state being my dope dealer." Florida judge lifts stay on smoking medical marijuana On …

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Legally, guns and medical marijuana don’t mix

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WSBT 22 photo Medical marijuana can be life changing for some people suffering from chronic illness. But did you know the if you have a medical marijuana card there’s something else that you can’t have? Guns. A federal law states no matter if you get a gun legally and your card legally, the two cannot mix. If you have them …

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Vote on medical marijuana coming up in Oklahoma

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Oklahomans will vote for or against the legalization of medical marijuana in the state on June 26th. There are many people on both sides of the issue and a few who haven’t quite made up their minds. State question 788 if passed would be the first medical marijuana bill that does not include any qualifying conditions, basically leaving the prescription …

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Medical marijuana in Oklahoma? Everything you need to know before you head to the polls

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TULSA, Okla. – Quick Facts: State Question 788 represents the vote for or against legalization of licensed use, sale and growth of marijuana in Oklahoma for medicinal purposes. Voters will decide on State Question 788 during the state primary election June 26. If the measure passes, those wanting licenses still must be approved by an Oklahoma Board Certified Physician. Medical …