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When blogging yo! meets medical marijuana

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A few months ago, I received the following message via FB Messenger: Hi Leslie, my name is Frederick (not his real name) and I have a daughter with Angelman Syndrome..I need your help to guide me purchasing CBD+THC for my daughter….we live in London,UK…GOD BLESS YOU !!!! It turned out that Frederick had found my blog via the blog post …

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Kent County medical marijuana dispensary raids spark outrage

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A medical marijuana dispensary located at 4920 Plainfield Avenue that was shuttered after a search by authorities. (Nov. 29, 2016) PLAINFIELD TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) — Authorities say the seven Kent County medical marijuana facilities they raided Monday repeatedly failed to follow state law. The Kent Area Narcotics Enforcement Team says it executed search warrants at four Plainfield Township locations, including …

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Meet the Tennessee Republican Fighting for Medical Cannabis

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Jeremy Faison is an unlikely cannabis crusader in the red state of Tennessee. As a Republican member of the Tennessee House of Representatives, Faison is an NRA-endorsed, President-elect Trump supporter. He also wants to bring medical marijuana legalization to the Volunteer State. It’s a tough sell. In 2015, the state passed a CBD-only law, which allows patients with uncontrollable seizures …

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Judge OKs medical marijuana grow operation in Wakefield

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SOUTH KINGSTOWN, R.I. — A Superior Court judge has ruled that the South Kingstown Zoning Board used "tortured reasoning" in finding that a medical marijuana grow operation is not allowed in downtown Wakefield. Judge Bennett Gallo ruled that the board was wrong to conclude that Jordan Carlson’s licensed grow operation constituted "agricultural products manufacturing" and as such was not allowed …

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Medical Marijuana New Hope: Floridians Dismayed and Disappointed, Pleaded for Better and More Effective Medical Services

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Colorado Experiments With Liberalization Of Marijuana Laws (Photo : Chris Hondros/Getty Images) When going through difficult times people tend to look for ways to help them get better or at least lighten the burden. But unfortunately, medical facilities and services in Florida is not something worth dependent for. In fact, more and more people are already pleading for the state …

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More than 1 medical marijuana tax on table this session

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Thom Bridge, For the Gazette Tim Crowe, a spokesman for Bullock, said this would be a "consumption tax" similar to tobacco or alcohol and could bring $2.6 million in revenue over two years. In addition, one state legislator is drafting a bill that would take it a step further, adding taxes to fund programs for low-income patients and drug rehabilitation. …

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Nevada County, state medical marijuana advocates discuss Sen. Jeff Sessions

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Senate Judiciary Committee member Sen. Jeff Session, R-Ala. questions Attorney General nominee Loretta Lynch on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015, during the committeeâs hearing on Lynch’s nomination. If confirmed, Lynch would replace Attorney General Eric Holder, who announced his resignation in September after leading the Justice Department for six years. The 55-year-old federal prosecutor would be the …

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Health care refugees: Medical marijuana and new hope

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This is the second part of a series on health care refugees. Read the first part here . (CNN)Rich and Kim Muszynski know when their 5-year-old daughter, Abby, is about to have a grand mal seizure because her pupils enlarge, and she’ll seem to fixate at something in the distance that only she can see. Family become healthcare refugees to …