View Post

New Jersey medical cannabis expansion attracts multistate MMJ businesses

In Top Stories by MediReview StaffLeave a Comment

A number of multistate operators are vying for the coveted six additional medical marijuana licenses in New Jersey’s rapidly growing MMJ industry, underscoring the increasing attraction of the Garden State market. The New Jersey Department of Health has made the list of applicants available but said no further information would be released until the licenses are awarded Nov. 1. The …

View Post

Medical marijuana patients decry state crackdown on pot purchases

In Top Stories by MediReview StaffLeave a Comment

The Oregon Liquor Control Commission imposed a new limit on medical marijuana purchases after spotting suspicious transactions in August that suggested black market trafficking. Previously, cardholders could buy up to 24 ounces. They are limited to one ounce under temporary rules. (Courtesy of Meghan Walstatter) In August, a state analyst spotted dozens of suspicious transactions when he crunched cannabis sales …

View Post

Testimony sought on medical marijuana law as Massachusetts to change oversight

In Top Stories by MediReview StaffLeave a Comment

8/29/18 – EASTHAMPTON – Shelves and display cases show the products that are available at INSA Easthampton’s medical marijuana dispensary at 122 Pleasant St., Easthampton, Massachusetts. ( SPRINGFIELD — Public comments will be accepted until Oct. 29 about the Massachusetts medical marijuana program, which will be getting a change in oversight. "Patients, nurses, doctors, others: now is the time to …

View Post

Park City forum will tackle legalization of medical marijuana

In Top Stories by MediReview StaffLeave a Comment

While Utahns debate the benefits and potential pitfalls of medical marijuana legalization ahead of casting a vote on Proposition 2, the Project for Deeper Understanding, a Park City issue group, plans to host a panel discussion to address the controversial topic. The Utah Patient’s Coalition is leading the ballot initiative campaign to establish a program that will make medical marijuana …

View Post

Plants growing at Ohio medical marijuana company, first crop expected in February

In Top Stories by MediReview StaffLeave a Comment

Flowering marijuana plants a few weeks from harvest in Albion, Ill. Grow Ohio Pharmaceuticals, a Muskingum County medical marijuana cultivator, received one of the first certificates to operate from the state earlier this month. (Seth Perlman, AP Photo) COLUMBUS, Ohio – The plants are still small — about two or three inches tall — but a state-approved medical marijuana cultivation …

View Post

Broken Arrow City Council approves $2,500 annual fee for medical marijuana businesses; lawsuit promised

In Top Stories by MediReview StaffLeave a Comment

People pack the Broken Arrow City Council chamber Monday night as the council approves two ordinances to regulate the growing and processing of medical marijuana within the city limits. SAMANTHA VICENT/Tulsa World BROKEN ARROW — A Tulsa-based attorney plans to sue the city of Broken Arrow for what he described Monday as “governmental overreach” in its new medical marijuana ordinance. …

View Post

Ben McAdams will vote for Prop 2 to legalize medical marijuana; Mia Love is undecided

In Top Stories by MediReview StaffLeave a Comment

(Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune) Salt Lake County Mayor Ben McAdams announces his plans to run against two-term Rep. Mia Love, R-Utah, for the state’s 4th Congressional District, Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017. (Al Hartmann | The Salt Lake Tribune) Utah 4th District Rep. Mia Love meets with Salt Lake Tribune’s editorial board Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2016. Candidates in …

View Post

Lt. Governor asks again to dismiss a lawsuit trying to block medical marijuana from the ballot

In Top Stories by MediReview StaffLeave a Comment

SALT LAKE CITY — Lt. Governor Spencer Cox is asking a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit trying to block Proposition 2 from going on the November ballot. In a court filing obtained by FOX 13, the Utah Attorney General’s Office (which is acting as the Lt. Governor’s legal counsel) defended his authority to put the medical marijuana ballot initiative …