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Gibsonburg business gets medical marijuana processing license

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COLUMBUS — A Gibsonburg, Ohio, facility was one of two companies awarded provisional state licenses Friday to process medical marijuana. Standard Wellness Company LLC won provisional approval to run a processing facility in the village’s Clearview Industrial Park. The company now has nine months to get the businesses operational and will need a certificate of operation approved by the state …

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‘The Foundation for an Informed Texas’ to run medical marijuana ads

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Educational Medical Marijuana TV ads are coming to Texas. The ads are sponsored by an educational non-profit: The Foundation for an Informed Texas. According to the Compassionate Use Registry of Texas, there are just 21 doctors in the entire state who are registered to prescribe medical cannabis. "If we’re compassionate people wanting to have science-based policy here in Texas, we …

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Ohio issues 2 medical marijuana testing lab licenses after months-long wait, additional processor licenses

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The Ohio Department of Commerce awarded four more medical marijuana businesses licenses on Friday: two to private testing labs and two to marijuana product processors. In this June 2018 file photo, a lab technician labels vials at CW Analytical Laboratories in California. (Jeff Chiu, Associated Press) COLUMBUS, Ohio — Columbus research giant Battelle and North Coast Testing Laboratories in Northeast …

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Medical marijuana business eyes Falmouth site

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Hide caption FALMOUTH — A nonprofit organization with applications pending for medical marijuana operations in Lakeville, Millbury and Acton has now set its sights on Falmouth, a town that has not proved to be pot-friendly to date. Nature’s Remedy of Massachusetts is looking for some town support to operate a medical marijuana dispensary at 31 Teaticket Highway, in a small …

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South Orange to Hold Meeting Aug 20 to Consider Allowing Medical Marijuana Treatment Center

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From South Orange Village President Sheena Collum: South Orange Board of Trustees to hold a Special Meeting on Monday, August 20th. The governing body will be considering a resolution that would provide support for an Alternative Treatment Center to operate in South Orange. Message from the Office of the Village President August 17, 2018 South Orange Neighbors, This letter is …

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Amelia Weaver, Hibbing girl who inspired campaign for medical marijuana, dies at 12

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Amelia Weaver and her mother Angie share a connection during a conversation at their home in Hibbing, Minn., in June 2016. Amelia’s condition improved when she began using medical marijuana to treat a form of epilepsy. (Bob King / Forum News Service) HIBBING, Minn. — Amelia Weaver, the Hibbing girl whose fight with a rare form of epilepsy led her …

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Florida’s medical marijuana industry is hiring, but stoners need not apply

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The hunt is on for budtenders, cannabis cultivators, weed botanists and dozens of other new jobs that have sprouted with Florida’s nascent medical marijuana industry. With dispensaries scouting locations across the state and 147,000 people signed up to use the now-legalized drug, the developing industry is quickly trying to recruit thousands of workers to develop, grow and sell medical cannabis. …

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Hampton recommends changing zoning law to allow medical cannabis oil production

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Cannabis plants growing at Arizona Organix, a medical marijuana dispensary in Phoenix, Ariz. The company is owned and operated by Ben Myer, who is a partner with Rx Native Pharmaceutical, a Hampton start-up seeking to be the first of its kind licensed in Virginia. August 5, 2018. (Rx Native Pharmaceutical / HANDOUT) Hampton is inching closer to having a medical …