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State Announces Four Medical Marijuana Permits in Our Area

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HARRISBURG — The Pennsylvania Department of Health announced Tuesday the companies that will grow and process marijuana for medical use. Statewide, 12 permits will be awarded to companies that will both grow marijuana, and process the plant into pill and oil forms for medicine. Permits are issued for companies in Lackawanna and Luzerne Counties in the Northeast region and Clinton …

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Medical marijuana rules move forward ahead of July deadline

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Florida health officials have laid out a new process to implement the voter-approved constitutional amendment broadly legalizing medical marijuana, as they attempt to meet deadlines included in the November ballot measure. The latest proposed rule came as the Department of Health awaits Gov. Rick Scott ‘s signature of a medical-marijuana bill adopted by lawmakers during a special session this month. …

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Medical marijuana approved by Mexican government

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A one-ounce bag of medicinal marijuana is displayed at the Berkeley Patients Group in Berkeley, California. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images) MEXICO CITY – Despite ongoing drug violence in Mexico, the country has legalized the use of medical marijuana for medicinal and research use. In April, Mexico’s Lower House of Congress overwhelming passed the bill, and on Monday President Enirque …

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Pa. medical marijuana industry launches today

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FILE – In this July 31, 2015 photo, people line up to be among the first in Nevada to legally purchase medical marijuana at the Silver State Relief dispensary in Sparks, Nev. Nevada voters legalized recreational marijuana in November, and officials are trying to put rules in place to start selling it on July 1, 2017. Marijuana will be legally …

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Pennsylvania to award medical marijuana grower-processor permits today

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The Pennsylvania Department of Health is about to award medical marijuana business permits, and it has had an array of interestingly named applications to choose from. They include Organic Farmacy Management, Mary Jane’s Closet, Pure Releaf, Herbalishous Corp., Hippocratic Growth and Good Times. There are also plenty that sound a bit more straightlaced, like Bucks Research and Growth Group, AgroPharm, …

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Lakeland scraps medical-marijuana dispensary rules

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@cguinnnews LAKELAND — Lakeland will scrap its medical-marijuana dispensary zoning ordinance in utero as the proposed language, which was slated for a vote July 5, contradicts rules created by the Florida Legislature in a special session. Under the rules approved by the Legislature and awaiting the governor’s signature, cities and municipalities are not able to more strictly limit the location …

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These are the companies trying to get into the medical marijuana business in south-central Pa.

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Daniel Zampogna | dzampogna@pennlive.com By Nora Shelly, PennLive Pennsylvania is getting ready to roll out its medical marijuana program, ore than a year after Governor Tom Wolf signed the legislation into law in April 2016. Pa. Department of Health The Department of Health expects to announce which companies will be awarded medical marijuana grower/processor and dispensary permits by the end …

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Medical Marijuana Applications Now Available

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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (News release) – Those planning to apply for licenses to operate medical marijuana cultivation facilities and dispensaries can access blank applications beginning today (Monday, June 19) and continuing throughout Summer 2017, the Arkansas Department of Finance and Administration (FDA) announced. Under legislation adopted by the Arkansas General Assembly this year, the Arkansas Medical Marijuana Commission is required …