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Bethlehem Township eyeing ‘rigid’ law on medical marijuana businesses

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Medical marijuana growers and dispensers would be able to do business in Bethlehem Township under a proposed ordinance outlining how and where such facilities can operate in the community. The ordinance, like many being adopted across the Lehigh Valley, will require a public hearing and approval by the township commissioners, but the intent is to have regulations in place, as …

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Former NFL players advocate for medical marijuana

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HOUSTON (NEXSTAR MEDIA) — Marijuana is currently on the list of substances banned by the NFL but several former players are hoping to change that. A cannabis convention was held Wednesday night at the Revention Music Center in Houston ahead of Super Bowl LI and Jim McMahon, former NFL quarterback and two-time Super Bowl champion, was among those in attendance. …

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Why The Future Of Football Might Depend On Legalizing Medical Marijuana

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This is the second part in a two-part series. Check out the first part here . While the New England Patriots and Atlanta Falcons line up this weekend to fight for the Vince Lombardi Trophy at Super Bowl 51, the behind-the-scenes fight for the players’ rights to use marijuana medicinally continues. Retired players like Eugene Monroe argue that cannabis is …

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GVB to research tourism-related medical marijuana

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VISITING: Tourists enjoy the sunny weather as they explore Tumon Sunday, Feb. 5. The Guam Visitors Bureau will gather more information to determine what stance to take on the proposed tourism-oriented medical marijuana. David Castro/Post The Guam Visitors Bureau leadership wants to get more information before it takes a stance on a newly revived proposal to allow medical marijuana tourists …

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Branford Medical Marijuana Dispensary Moves to New Larger Location

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Originally written by Jack Kramer, Correspondent BRANFORD, CT – Bluepoint Wellness, one of nine medical marijuana dispensaries in the state of Connecticut, opened its new, larger operation at 471 Main Street on Monday. Connecticut legalized medical marijuana for adults in 2012. There are eight operating dispensaries in the state and a ninth, located in Milford, slated to open shortly. Bluepoint …

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Israel takes step toward allowing export of medical marijuana

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FILE PHOTO: A worker harvests cannabis plants at a medical marijuana plantation near the northern town of Nazareth, Israel May 28, 2013. REUTERS/Amir Cohen/File Photo An Israeli government committee gave an initial nod on Sunday for the export of medical marijuana in what could be a windfall for companies in Israel, widely regarded as a leader in research in the …

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Next up for Legislature: Medical marijuana rules

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The North Dakota Legislature is moving toward its midsession break in about three weeks and lawmakers are busy mulling bills in their respective chambers. Here’s a look at some legislative highlights upcoming this week: MEDICAL MARIJUANA If there is one bill that could slow progress, it’s the new rules written to oversee the state’s voter-approved medical marijuana law. The 81-page …

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Lawmakers considering medical marijuana

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More than half of the states in the country have legalized marijuana for medical use, and some people have wondered whether West Virginia will join in that wave. Many lawmakers interviewed expressed support, at least when it comes to medical marijuana, including Gov. Jim Justice. "Gov. Justice wants to hear from West Virginia’s medical experts before our state makes any …