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Philly420: A vote on Pa. medical marijuana bill?

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REUTERS/Jason Redmond Reuters The Pennsylvania House is expected to vote on a medical cannabis bill — but not before considering more than 100 tacked-on amendments. Most will significantly dilute an extremely limited bill that passed the Senate last May. Most of the changes come from Rep. Ron Marisco (R.-Dauphin), the chair of the House Judiciary Committee. A working group organized …

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High demand for medical marijuana licenses in county

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Different varieties of marijuana flowers are displayed at a medical marijuana dispensary in Portland, Oregon. The Maryland medical marijuana commission released new data on dispensary license applications by senatorial district. (Gosia Wozniacka / AP) At least 56 groups want to open medical marijuana shops in the county, with another 22 applicants seeking licenses in a district shared with Prince George’s …

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Florida Medical Marijuana Sprouting at 5 OK’d Nurseries

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Pepper and tomato plants are seen inside a grow room at the Medical Marijuana Tampa campus in Tampa, one of several dozen Florida businesses hoping to cash in on the cannabis crop. (REUTERS/Scott Audette) Florida medical marijuana is a few puffs closer after the state’s health department approved five nurseries to grow and distribute the plants. A 2014 state law …

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Michigan medical marijuana patients can’t smoke in parked cars at public places, court rules

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Marijuana plants (MLive.com File Photo) LANSING, MI — Registered medical marijuana patients cannot smoke the drug in their own car while parked outside a private business that is open to the general public, the Michigan Court of Appeals ruled Wednesday. An appeals court panel, in a 2-1 decision , concluded that Michigan’s voter-approved medical marijuana law does not provide protections …

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Judge sides with dying woman in her fight for medical marijuana access

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By Holly Ramer , Associated Press CONCORD, N.H. — A woman with late-stage lung cancer can seek to buy medical marijuana in Maine before dispensaries open in New Hampshire, a judge ruled Tuesday. New Hampshire lawmakers approved the use of marijuana by people suffering from a limited number of diseases and medical conditions more than two years ago, but the …

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Lawmaker: House leader supports amendment on medical marijuana

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Please install the latest Adobe Flash Player Plugin to watch this content. HARRISBURG, Pa. (WHTM) – More than 100 amendments have been filed on Senate Bill 3, the legislation to legalize medical marijuana in Pennsylvania. “Most of the members support my amendment. That is the one majority leader [Dave] Reed has supported and would like to see move forward,” Rep. …

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Antioch council bans cultivation of medical marijuana

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ANTIOCH — Residents here who have thought about stocking their medicine cabinet with homegrown marijuana now will have to get the drug from an out-of-town dispensary. The City Council on Tuesday unanimously approved a ban on the cultivation of marijuana for medicinal purposes, preventing users from obtaining a state license that would allow them to produce their own supply. "I …

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Judge allows New Hampshire woman to buy medical marijuana in Maine

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CONCORD, N.H. — A woman with late-stage lung cancer can seek to buy medical marijuana in Maine before dispensaries open in New Hampshire, a judge ruled Tuesday. New Hampshire lawmakers approved the use of marijuana by people suffering from a limited number of diseases and medical conditions more than two years ago, but the first four dispensaries won’t open until …