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District attorney to drop possession charge against licensed medical marijuana patient after traffic stop

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Regina Gist was charged with possession of marijuana despite being a licensed medical marijuana patient. Her case is on its way to being dismissed by the local District Attorney’s Office. Courtesy The Adair County District Attorney’s Office announced its intent Wednesday to dismiss a case against a licensed medical marijuana patient who was charged with possession due to apparent confusion …

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Fifth lawsuit filed over local medical marijuana ordinances: How are cities across Oklahoma regulating businesses and patients?

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The Broken Arrow City Council meets to discuss its medical marijuana ordinance, which eventually was challenged by a lawsuit. SAMANTHA VICENT/Tulsa World With dozens of municipalities across Oklahoma putting local ordinances in place to regulate medical marijuana, five cities are now facing lawsuits over restrictions considered too prohibitive to jibe with state law. Dozens of cities across the state have …

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DA dismisses citation against woman with medical marijuana

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DA dismisses citation against woman with medical marijuana; Regina Gist (KTUL) ADAIR COUNTY, Okla. (KTUL) — Medical marijuana is legal now, but there seems to be some confusion. For instance, just last month, Regina Gist from Adair County was issued a citation for possession of marijuana, even though she had a medical marijuana card. Adair District Attorney Jack Thorp explains …

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Lawmakers’ first glimpse of draft medical marijuana compromise brings questions

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(Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune) Rep. Brad Daw, R-Orem, speaks with Enedina Stanger, who left Utah for Colorado three-years ago to seek medical marijuana treatment for her severe chronic pain from Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome. Supporters and opponents of UtahÕs medical marijuana initiative joined with Utah Gov. Gary Herbert and legislative leaders Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018, at the Utah Capitol …

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DA dismisses citation against woman with medical marijuana

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DA dismisses citation against woman with medical marijuana; Regina Gist (KTUL) ADAIR COUNTY, Okla. (KTUL) — Medical marijuana is legal now, but there seems to be some confusion. For instance, just last month, Regina Gist from Adair County was issued a citation for possession of marijuana, even though she had a medical marijuana card. Adair District Attorney Jack Thorp explains …

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Scott seeks backing on medical marijuana appeal

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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – With a 5 p.m. Friday deadline looming, Gov. Rick Scott has sought support from legislative leaders before appealing a Tallahassee judge’s order that critics say would create pandemonium in the state’s medical-marijuana industry if allowed to stand. Responding to Scott’s request, House Speaker Richard Corcoran, incoming Speaker Jose Oliva and other Republican House leaders on Wednesday urged …

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Louisiana’s first legal medical marijuana crop ready for harvest, drying process

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BATON ROUGE, La. — The first legal crop of medical marijuana in Louisiana is set to be harvested this week. NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune reports the licensed grower working with the Louisiana State University Agriculture Center, GB Sciences, expects to start the drying process by next week. Company representatives said they could have product packaged and ready to ship by …