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Kelly supportive of medical marijuana

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Hide caption TOPEKA (TNS) — Medical marijuana moved closer to legalization in Kansas with the election of Laura Kelly, a supporter who soon will be governor. Kansas is now surrounded on three sides by states with either legalized recreational or medical marijuana use, after Missouri voters approved medical use last Nov. 6. Thirty-two states allow some form of medical marijuana …

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Appleton and Outagamie County look to push the state to legalize medical marijuana

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APPLETON – The city’s Board of Health is continuing its efforts to get Appleton on board in pushing the state to legalize medical marijuana. A resolution supporting state legislation to legalize marijuana for medicinal purposes was unanimously passed on Wednesday. "I believe the city of Appleton should make its voice known to support a change in legislation to allow the …

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Many Iowa doctors hesitate to help patients enroll in new medical marijuana program

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Heather Cooper says after watching her daughter suffer side effects from several meds she takes for epilepsy, she wants to see if medical marijuana with low THC would help. Des Moines Register Buy Photo Many Iowa doctors have qualms about helping patients qualify for the state’s new medical marijuana program, which is set launch Dec. 1. The program’s rules ask …

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A doctor who takes medical marijuana sues for the right to own a gun

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A Philadelphia doctor filed a federal suit Thursday challenging a law that prevents him from owning a firearm because he is also a medical marijuana patient. Matthew Roman, 34, operates a practice in Philadelphia’s Old City neighborhood. He uses cannabis to treat his diagnosed Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. In April, Roman attempted to buy a Smith & Wesson 638 revolver …

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Legal marijuana in Kansas? Incoming governor supports medical use

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Medical marijuana moved closer to legalization in Kansas with the election of Laura Kelly, a supporter who soon will be governor. Kansas is now surrounded on three sides by states with either legalized recreational or medical marijuana use, after Missouri voters approved medical use last Nov. 6 . Thirty-two states allow some form of medical marijuana use. “I think that …

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Doctor busted after doing medical marijuana exams via closed circuit TV, cops say

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Two men went to Pembroke Pines High Life Medical Marijuana Center on different days, each telling a doctor seen only on a computer monitor that he wanted a medical marijuana card so he’d have a legal excuse when workplace drug tests busted him. The doctor, Dr. Tommy Louisville, approved each in August. On Thursday, he got busted. That’s according to …

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Several Northeast Ohio health systems not allowing physicians to recommend medical marijuana

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CLEVELAND – Medical marijuana will be sold by dispensaries in Ohio soon, but thousands of doctors employed by Northeast Ohio’s three major health systems will not be allowed to recommend the drug for patients. The Cleveland Clinic, University Hospitals and MetroHealth each said they aren’t allowing their doctors to recommend the drug. The hospitals said the bans are rooted in …

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No clear guidelines on testing for medical marijuana in Florida

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Chapters descriptions off, selected subtitles off, selected captions settings, opens captions settings dialog captions off, selected This is a modal window. The medical marijuana industry in Florida is still in its infancy and so are the rules around it. WPTV Copyright 2018 Scripps Media, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. DAVIE, Fla. …