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Medical marijuana, painkillers among issues discussed by roundtable

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In a roundtable discussion organized by ESPN, NFL players met with Bengals offensive tackle and NFLPA president Eric Winston to discuss medical marijuana, painkillers, Thursday night games, playoff expansion and the NFL combine, among other issues facing the league. Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman , Eagles safety Malcolm Jenkins and Broncos cornerback Chris Harris Jr . were among the participants in …

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For many seniors, medical cannabis is more threat than remedy

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Photo: Michael Short, Special To The Chronicle “No invaders! No invaders! No invaders!” yelled out 100 or so Sunset District residents crammed into a humid room inside the Taraval Police Station earlier this month. Their target? Floyd Huen, a Bay Area geriatrician who once led Oakland’s Highland Hospital. Huen, 70, has made it his late-in-life mission to spread awareness of …

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South Carolina prosecutor contender, at odds with medical marijuana

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In this Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2015 photo, marijuana plants with their buds covered in white crystals called trichomes, are nearly ready for harvest in the "Flower Room" at the Ataraxia medical marijuana cultivation center in Albion, Ill. Trichomes contain cannabinoids like THC and CBD. (AP Photo/Seth Perlman) COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) – The man widely regarded as the front-runner for South …

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Medical marijuana faces hurdles

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Mirror photo by Patrick Waksmunski / Allen Wagner of Wagner’s Greenhouse waters hydrangea plants at the business. Wagner said a last-minute problem prevented him from applying to be a medical marijuana grower, but he will likely seek a spot in an as-yet-unscheduled second round of license offers. With one day left for prospective medical marijuana growers and distributors to turn …

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Sunday Spotlight: Candy-maker takes expert skills to medical marijuana industry

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Candy-maker Chuck Higgins cuts a large batch of orange-flavored hard candy infused with medical marijuana. Higgins, who recently sold his business, now works for New MexiCann Natural Medicine, a medical marijuana dispensary. Daniel J. Chacón/The New Mexican Last year, the affable founder of C.G. Higgins Confections, a gourmet chocolate operation with two stores in Santa Fe, sold his business. Higgins …

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City could benefit from medical marijuana initiatives

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The city of Hillsdale, like all other municipalities in Michigan, is anticipated to discuss medical marijuana initiatives this year. Michigan municipalities do not have to take any action if they choose not to opt in to allowing these initiatives in their respective communities. However, the city council, like other local government officials, must opt in if they desire to allow …

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Court upholds limits on medical marijuana use for PTSD

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PHOENIX — The state Court of Appeals on Thursday upheld the limits enacted by the Department of Health Services on when doctors can recommend marijuana to patients with post-traumatic stress syndrome. Appellate Judge Samuel Thumma, writing for the unanimous court, rejected arguments by the Arizona Cannabis Nurses Association that it was illegal for Will Humble, then the director of the …