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Steelers great Franco Harris endorses marijuana for pain management

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Franco Harris (Getty Images) Franco Harris is joining to movement for medical marijuana. While the Steelers legend is in good physical and mental health after a lengthy football career, he openly approves marijuana use for the days he doesn’t feel so great and has become a strong advocate for current players to use the plant for medicine. “Even during my …

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Locals weigh pros and cons of medical marijuana

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CLARKSBURG— As the bill to legalize medical marijuana makes its way through the House, area residents have conflicting views on the possibility of seeing it become law. W. Fred Wilson of Philippi believes that medical marijuana has a real possibility to help others. Some residents think that marijuana should be legal because of how certain conditions respond to the drug. …

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The next state to legalize medical marijuana could be…Nebraska?

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Unable to play video. Neither flash nor html5 is supported! When it comes to high-growth industries, there’s very little, if anything, that can top the marijuana industry. In just 21 years’ time, more than half of the country has legalized access to medical cannabis, and over the past four-plus years, we’ve witnessed eight states (along with Washington, D.C.) legalize recreational …

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Medical marijuana bill in South Carolina bolstered by conservatives

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COLUMBIA, S.C. — Two decades after California became the first state to legalize medical marijuana, efforts to let patients legally access the drug are gaining in South Carolina with the help of conservative lawmakers. While 28 states allow comprehensive medical marijuana programs, only two of those are in the South. Arkansas and Florida voters approved theirs through the ballot last …

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The Next State to Legalize Medical Marijuana Could Be…Nebraska?

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When it comes to high-growth industries, there’s very little, if anything, that can top the marijuana industry. In just 21 years’ time, more than half of the country has legalized access to medical cannabis, and over the past four-plus years, we’ve witnessed eight states (along with Washington, D.C.) legalize recreational pot. This expansion has led to some very large dollar …

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Merced County deputies raid 13 marijuana cultivation sites, medical dispensary

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Raids in the last two weeks by the Merced County Sheriff’s Department have busted several marijuana operations in the county, including a medical marijuana dispensary in Atwater on Friday, officials said. During two days of raids spanning the last 10 days, Sgt. Ray Framstad said the sheriff’s office eradicated 13 marijuana grow sites, confiscated 12,197 plants and recovered 205 pounds …

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Gene Collier: Franco Harris takes a stance on medical marijuana

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Franco Harris is actively involved in the Pittsburgh community. Here, he is pictured with Braddock Mayor John Fetterman. Every now and again it becomes merely prudent around here that we study the frenetic activities of the indestructible, indefatigable, indispensible Franco Harris. Thirty-four years after he last gripped a football for the Steelers, Harris remains the leading rusher in the history …

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Medical marijuana grower: ‘This is the new frontier’

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Daily Telegram Staff Writer @lenaweehuhman FAIRFIELD TWP. — Traditional farming in Lenawee County does not include medical marijuana. For Aaron Westbrook, marijuana may be a different crop, but he believes he’s just carrying on the tradition his family started 90 years ago. For the past six years, Westbrook has grown medical marijuana at his Greentree Farms in Fairfield Township. He’s …