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Ohio medical marijuana grow licenses would be capped at 18, cost $200,000

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The Ohio Department of Commerce on Tuesday released a summary of its proposed requirements for medical marijuana cultivator licensees. COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio licensing fees for medical marijuana growers would be among the highest in the country if rules drafted by the Ohio Department of Commerce are approved. Would-be medical marijuana growers would compete for up to 18 state cultivator …

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TV anchor with MS leaving Fox 2 to join medical marijuana fight

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(Photo: MILegalize.com) After 22 years on television, Fox 2 Detroit morning anchor Anqunette Jamison Sarfoh has announced plans to retire. In a Facebook video post Tuesday morning, Sarfoh, best known as "Q" to Fox 2 watchers, said that she would leave the business and join a leadership role with MILegalize, in an effort to help legalize marijuana in Michigan. Most …

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Medical Cannabis For Ailing Pets Gaining More Advocates

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Pixel, a German Shepherd which has benefited from CBD dog treats. (CBS) SAN FRANCISCO (KPIX 5) — The prevalence of medical marijuana edibles has led to a dramatic increase in dogs rushed to emergency rooms after getting into their owner’s stash – especially in states like Colorado which has legalized recreational pot. Now, with California days away from a similar …

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Oxford And Miami Watching and Waiting As New Medical Marijuana Policies Emerge

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BY ALEX McKEON Miami University journalism student While Ohio became the 25th state to legalize medical marijuana this fall, the city of Oxford and Miami University are still working out policies under which to allow its sale and use. Under Ohio House Bill 523, medical marijuana became legal Sept. 8. As part of the law, smoking is not permitted, but …

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Australia legalizes medical marijuana cultivation

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Medical marijuana © Mario Anzuoni / Reuters Australia has allowed “fit and proper” individuals and entities to cultivate medicinal cannabis crops under strict government license and guidelines in an effort to substitute imports with “domestic supply.” The commencement of the Narcotic Drugs Amendment Act 2016 on October 30, 2016, marks a milestone for Australia’s medicinal cannabis prospects. The new regulations …

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Lawsuit: Maryland medical marijuana panel illegally ignored race of applicants

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Dr. Greg Daniel hopes to create a medical marijuana business that would convert an old factory in Easton into a growing and processing facility, and set up a dispensary near the BWI airport. (Erin Cox / Baltimore Sun) Another losing applicant for a coveted medical marijuana license has sued the Maryland Medical Cannabis Commission, arguing the panel illegally ignored the …

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Warren councilman wants to weed out potential problems with medical marijuana

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Brown, D-3rd Ward, doesn’t want the same thing to happen with medical marijuana now that it is legal in Ohio. Brown is proposing a one-year moratorium on licensing any business involved in the cultivation, processing or retail sale of medical marijuana in the city. “I want to be out in front of this,” Brown said. “The state of Ohio passed …

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After the election, marijuana could be legal for recreational or medical use in 29 states

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J.P. Holyoak, chair of the Campaign to Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol, is joined by a host of doctors and nurses at the Arizona capitol to endorse Proposition 205, which would legalize recreational marijuana. (Ross D. Franklin / Associated Press) Marijuana could be legal for medical or recreational use in 29 U.S. states after the November election. The issue will be …