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Medical cannabis could be available in Cumberland in July

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CUMBERLAND — The owner of a medical cannabis dispensary on Cumberland’s West Side said medicine could be available to patients by July. Dr. Sajal Roy, co-owner of the Allegany Medical Marijuana Dispensary, 100 Beall St., said Friday progress continues on the dispensary, which is expected to open in June. “We are doing well,” Roy said. “Right now, it looks like …

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Local officials gear up for new medical marijuana laws

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TRAVERSE CITY — Brandon Montemayor is satisfied with his decision to open a medical marijuana collective in Traverse City. Superior Genetics has enjoyed steady business growth since opening in October, said Montemayor, who described the city’s approval process to open the collective as one of the best he’s experienced. Montemayor hopes for more growth come December, when he can apply …

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Federal Ban Is Barring Access To Medical Marijuana For Veterans

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Medical marijuana pouring out of a prescription. (Shutterstock/Atomazul) Medical marijuana laws are expanding in states across the U.S., but veterans are still struggling to access programs due to the continued federal ban on weed. A growing chorus of veteran groups are petitioning the government to ease restrictions on federal marijuana policy. The continued classification of marijuana as a dangerous substance …

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More Permits Filed for Medical Marijuana Dispensary in DeKalb County

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Two companies are asking the city of Sycamore for a permit to sell medical marijuana on Gateway Drive. One of those companies wants to open in an existing building at 2225 Gateway Drive, while the other would construct a new building on Gateway Drive. (WLBK photo) Three businesses could be competing for permission to build the one medical marijuana dispensary …

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GOP governors to Trump: ‘It’s too late to turn back the clock on medical marijuana’

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Alternative Solutions is one of seven facilities in Washington authorized to grow medical marijuana for nearly 3,700 local patients (AFP Photo/Brendan Smialowski) Despite the Trump administration’s proposed crackdown on recreational marijuana , some Republicans are coming to terms with the fact that medical weed is here and it’s not going anywhere. Trump’s Department of Justice announced plans for greater federal …

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Boynton to consider temporary ban on medical marijuana dispensaries

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Palm Beach County voters in November supported Amendment 2, authorizing the use of medical marijuana in Florida. Those eligible who want to access it in Boynton Beach may have to wait until September. Boynton Mayor Steven Grant recently proposed enacting a six-month moratorium on dispensaries. And city officials will discuss the proposal at Monday’s City Commission meeting. Some things you …

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Sir Patrick Stewart reveals why he uses medical marijuana

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(Photo courtesy Flickr.com/gageskidmore) Droves of moviegoers are lining up this weekend to see Logan , the latest film in the X-Men cinematic universe where Patrick Stewart’s Professor Charles Xavier and Hugh Jackman’s Wolverine have to deal with the stark realities of growing old and facing death. But while the latest incarnation of the beloved Professor X is one of a …

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Owners of Warwick medical marijuana business arrested after state inspection

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Journal State House Bureau JenniferBogdan WARWICK — Two medical marijuana growers who were in the process of seeking one of the state’s new marijuana cultivation licences were arrested last week after state officials conducted an unannounced inspection. Stefanie Fischer and Thomas Moulton, the owners of Coastal Aeroponics LLC, a registered medical marijuana growing operation in Warwick, were arrested Feb. 22. …