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Central Florida facility to deliver first medical marijuana products

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ORLANDO, Fla. — Knox Medical is Central Florida’s first facility to deliver medical marijuana to a patient. The Winter Garden based company will make its first delivery on Friday, December 9. "Our first two delivery methods are in drops and in the vape form," explained co-founder Bruce Knox. Knox Medical produces mostly low-THC products for patients with very specific conditions. …

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Medical Marijuana Commission announced

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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) — The new five-member commission will administer and regulate the licensing of medical marijuana dispensaries and cultivation facilities in the state. It’s a task Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson didn’t want to be faced with, as he was a vocal opponent medical marijuana. Disagreements aside, he, along with the House Speaker and Senate President Pro Tempore, said …

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ND medical marijuana still months away with no set timeline, despite deadline

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Medical marijuana. REUTERS FARGO—North Dakota’s new medical marijuana law will not take effect on Thursday, Dec. 8— the date specified by law—because officials are grappling with the measure’s complexity and sometimes contradictory provisions. World Vets nonprofit moving headquarters out of Fargo Fargo airport boardings down 13 percent in July Razor Consulting Solutions ranks 145th on Inc. 5000 "We have not …

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Estero bans medical marijuana dispensaries for a year

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(Photo: Lumineux_Images, Getty Images/iStockphoto) Anyone who wants to open a new medical marijuana business in Estero will have to wait. The Village Council on Wednesday passed a one-year moratorium on cannabis dispensaries. According to Estero’s ordinance , the delay will give the village time to see how the state handles Amendment 2, which legalized the cultivation, production and prescription of …

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Santa Rosa holds on medical marijuana

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(Photo: Special to the News Journal) The Santa Rosa County Board of County Commissioners this week delayed imposing a 180-day moratorium on new applications for establishing facilities to dispense medical marijuana. The moratorium would have allowed the commissioners time to see what the legislature had in mind in terms of allowing dispensaries and to create a plan that was appropriate …

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Aussie gives $3 million to Philly’s Jefferson U. for medical marijuana research

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Australian philanthropist Barry Lambert with his granddaughter Katelyn. Lambert donated $3 million on Dec. 6, 2016, to Thomas Jefferson University to fund a center dedicated to medical marijuana research and education. His granddaughter suffers from epileptic seizures brought on Dravet’s Syndrome. Katelyn saw "miraculous" results after being treated with a medical marijuana product, Lambert said. An Australian philanthropist who has …

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Butte medical marijuana dispensaries, patients excited about I-182 decision

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“I’m delighted,” Shipley said over the phone, “my wife is right beside me here in the store buying a substitute.’’ Shipley said he and his wife were buying acetaminophen, a mostly over-the-counter painkiller, from a local pharmacy to cope with the medical marijuana shortage, but that they weren’t going to put it back on the shelf and head straight to …

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5 named to committee to oversee medical marijuana in Arkansas

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Gov. Asa Hutchinson speaks Wednesday, Dec. 7, at the state Capitol in Little Rock. Gov. Asa Hutchinson and state lawmakers announced five people who will sit on a committee to oversee medical marijuana regulation after Arkansans voted to legalize it in November. At a news conference Wednesday, the governor stressed the importance of having scientific expertise on the committee, saying …