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Another Company Starts Medical Marijuana Delivery

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WMFE Knox Medical begins delivering medical marijuana Friday in Florida. Knox is licensed by the Florida Department of Health to grow, process and distribute medical marijuana in Central Florida. The patient receiving the marijuana lives in Osceola County. CEO Jose Hidalgo said they plan to open dispensaries across Florida. “We have two dispensaries opening in January, Orlando and Gainesville,” Hidalgo …

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Maryland panel to announce medical marijuana dispensary locations today

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The Maryland Medical Cannabis Commission will announce the companies Friday that won preliminary licenses to dispense medical cannabis. The law legalizing medical marijuana allows up to two dispensaries for each of the state’s 47 legislative districts, plus one for each of the 15 marijuana growers. Commission members selected the winning applicants in late November based on applications that shielded the …

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Ask a Stoner: Can NFL Players Use Medical Marijuana?

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Dear Stoner : ESPN just did a survey of players that shows they prefer medical marijuana to prescribed medications to deal with pain. So if a player gets legal medical marijuana and then fails an NFL drug test, who wins? Sports Fan Dear Fan : Compared with other professional sports entities, the National Football League has a pretty harsh policy. …

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Florida Medical Marijuana Sales Could Rival Colorado by 2020

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Shutterstock Colorado and California may be ground zero for medical marijuana, but Florida could quickly catch up. A new report from New Frontier Data with market data provided by Arcview Market Research projects that Florida’s market will grow to $1.6 billion by 2020 at a compound annual growth rate of 140%. That would make it half the size of California’s …

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Implementation of medical marijuana amendment brings together unlikely allies

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With establishment lobbyists now representing it, the medical marijuana cause appears to have become—grab your pearls—respectable. Florida for Care, the organization behind the state’s new medicinal pot constitutional amendment , has hired Brecht Heuchan and The Mayernick Group to advocate for its interests. Heuchan, who says he voted against the amendment this November, has worked for Gov. Rick Scott ’s …

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Local plant grower hosts medical marijuana forum in Drums

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Patients must have one of 16 conditions such as cancer, AIDS, epilepsy or glaucoma, to obtain medical marijuana, attorney William Roark said while explaining Pennsylvania’s new law Wedsnesday evening at a Butler Township restaurant. Then, Roark said, a doctor must recognize their condition and write a voucher that patients and caregivers can use to get an identification card from the …

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PCB City Council Discusses Medical Marijuana, Low Speed Vehicles

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Copyright 2016 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla. The future of low speed vehicles in Panama City Beach remains undecided as the council tabled an ordinance Thursday night that would regulate them. At a workshop last week, council members discussed the future of the LSV industry …