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Medical marijuana candor from legislator

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Buy Photo This week, state Sen. Mike Folmer, R-Lebanon (his district also includes parts of northeastern York County) stopped by for a chat with YDR’s editorial board. One topic of discussion was medical marijuana, as Sen. Folmer was a driving force behind its legalization in Pennsylvania. State Sen. Mike Folmer, R-Lebanon (whose district includes parts of northeastern York County), talks …

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Tallahassee City Commission moves to block medical marijuana shops

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(Photo: Democrat files) Tallahassee city commissioners made it clear Wednesday afternoon they want local control over the budding medical marijuana business, supporting a six-month freeze on granting permits for any new dispensaries. But they also said they want to work with their lobbyist and the Florida League of Cities to send a message to the Legislature that they want more …

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School Board wants to keep marijuana that looks like candy away from kids

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As Florida prepares for the arrival of medical marijuana, the Miami-Dade School Board is urging lawmakers to keep cannabis away from school children — unless they have a prescription. At a meeting on Wednesday, the board voted unanimously to call on the Florida Legislature to ban medical marijuana dispensaries within 2,500 feet of schools if they sell anything other than …

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Medical marijuana bill would allow grow operations, dispensaries in Tennessee

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(FILE PHOTO) Should medical marijuana be legal in Tennessee? Take our poll at the bottom of the story. NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – There’s a new push to make medical marijuana legal in Tennessee with two state lawmakers saying they’ll introduce a proposal this legislative session. The proposal would allow 50 areas to grow cannabis with the Department of Agriculture in …

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Reaction, support to medical marijuana mixed

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Singer/songwriter Gary Chapman discusses a proposed bill to legalize medical marijuana in Tennessee` NASHVILLE — The legalization of medical marijuana might be at the top of a priority list for two Tennessee Republicans, but the reaction about the legislation is mixed. Here’s a look at a few early reactions to the bill. Gary Chapman, Christian music artist Nashville Christian music …

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Report: Up to half a million people eligible for medical marijuana in Florida

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Chris Hondros/Getty Images TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – A Senate panel Tuesday began exploring issues surrounding medical marijuana as lawmakers prepare to carry out a constitutional amendment overwhelmingly approved by voters in November. The Senate Health Policy Committee heard from a cannabis vendor, patient advocates, doctors and opponents of Amendment 2, which legalized medical marijuana for a broad swath of patients and …

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Kentucky Bill Would Legalize Medical Marijuana, Take Step to Nullify Federal Prohibition

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FRANKFORT , Ky. (Dec. 13, 2016) – A Kentucky Senate bill slated for introduction in 2017 would legalize medical marijuana for qualifying patients in the state, effectively nullifying the unconstitutional federal prohibition on the same. Pre-filed by Sen. Perry B. Clark (D-Louisville), BR409 would “protect patients with debilitating medical conditions, as well as their practitioners and providers, from arrest and …

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Mexican Senate passes medical marijuana bill

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Mexico’s Senator Roberto Gil Zuarth (at podium) addresses fellow senators as Mexico’s senate approved a bill on Tuesday that would allow for the import and eventually, production, of medical marijuana in Mexico, in Mexico City, December 13, 2016. REUTERS/Henry Romero Mexico’s Senate overwhelmingly approved a bill on Tuesday that would allow for the use of medical marijuana, in a further …