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N.J. residents with chronic pain and other ailments seek medical marijuana

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ACDC, one of the specialized strains of marijuana available at Compassionate Sciences Dispensary, grows in the dispensary’s vegetation room in Bellmawr on Thursday, April 7, 2016. The strain contains high CBD and low THC, making it especially effective for treatment of epilepsy. A migraine sufferer described headaches lasting four to six hours that caused vomiting and rendered him unable to …

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Local businessmen eye medical marijuana businesses

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Pennsylvania medical marijuana A local businessman is interested in growing or distributing medical marijuana in Hazle Township now that the state approved legislation earlier this year to allow residents with serious medical conditions to access the drug. Neil DeAngelo, head of Hazleton-based Tri-Mountain Ventures LLC, said Monday he has submitted plans to the township to construct a medical marijuana processing …

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Tallahassee commission to consider medical marijuana moratorium

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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV) — So called "pot shops" are open for business across the state of Florida. But, Tallahassee looking to put a potential temporary moratorium on permitting medical marijuana dispensaries and treatment centers. This, after Amendment Two, which expanded the use of medical marijuana, passed on the ballot in November. The moratorium would be six months long, and would …

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Entreprenuer proposes local medical marijuana crop

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WAYNESBORO – A Harrisburg entrepreneur has proposed growing medical marijuana in secure greenhouses at the Wharf Road Industrial Park in Washington Township. Meg Golden met with community leaders on Monday to discuss the project. She answered more than 20 questions at an event hosted by the Waynesboro Area Chamber of Commerce. “We needed to get all the people in a …

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Want to Research Medical Marijuana? Israel Is Open for Business

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Patients in Israel smoke, swallow and inhale legal cannabis products. Like newborns in an incubator, the 200-plus unique strains of plants in these computer-controlled, camera-patrolled, password-secured greenhouses are monitored around the clock. Their water, fertilizer and light are adjusted as needed, until the flowers are in full bloom. They’re only harvested from their planters after a week of testing finds …

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Does medical marijuana work for pets?

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Medical marijuana research is at an all-time “high” these days and more states are moving toward legalizing the drug for its potential health benefits. Scientists are studying its effects on a variety of conditions from seizure disorders to cancer, and even chronic pain. But can it be used on pets? We recently received this question from a viewer: Hi Dr. …

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Voters Love Medical Marijuana, But Doctors Are Still Skeptical

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Voters in three states approved new medical marijuana initiatives on election day, and the majority of Americans now live in states where pot has been legalized in some form. But despite the growing public acceptance of medical marijuana laws, one group remains notably skeptical: doctors. In all three states where medical marijuana initiatives were passed — North Dakota , Florida …

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Carlisle establishes medical marijuana zone

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Carlisle Borough Hall Carlisle Borough Council Thursday voted to approve an ordinance that creates a designated medical marijuana processing and production zone in the borough’s I-1 General Zoning District. Bruce Koziar, Carlisle’s planning, zoning and codes manager, said the ordinance’s passage is simply the borough’s effort to be proactive in the world of medical marijuana after Gov. Tom Wolf signed …