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Older Americans are flocking to medical marijuana

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Physicians who treat older adults expect their cannabis use to increase as the number of states legalizing medical marijuana keeps growing. Shari Horne broke her toes a decade ago, and after surgery, “I have plates and pins and screws in my feet, and they get achy at times,” she said. So Horne, 66, applies a salve containing cannabidiol, derived from …

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State shuts down medical marijuana operator over pesticide use

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Triple M, a medical marijuana operator with dispensaries in Mashpee and Plymouth, has been ordered to close by state health regulators for using pesticides on plants on its Plymouth cultivation facility. The state Department of Public Health (DPH) on Thursday ordered Triple M to immediately stop selling medical marijuana products and quarantine its inventory, after inspectors determined that marijuana cultivated …

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Annexation of Westside dispensary forces Helena to revisit medical marijuana code

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Buy Now The Higher Standard, a medical marijuana dispensary on Winston Street, was annexed into the city of Helena along with other Westside properties on Dec. 1. As city code forbids licensing marijuana-related businesses, the Helena City Commission will consider a motion Monday to suspend that portion of city code and allow the dispensary to continue operating while a permanent …

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Is a ‘hash bash’ in Niles’ future now that recreational weed is legal?

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A smoker shows off a joint during a My 420 Tour Buds and Brews tour Aug. 11 in Denver. NILES — Will the city see a rush of medical marijuana license applications now that recreational pot has been legalized in Michigan? Could certain types of adult-use cannabis businesses end up downtown, even though the city doesn’t allow medical dispensaries in …

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Ohio medical marijuana regulators seek public input on THC nasal sprays

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State medical marijuana regulators are trying to research a petition by a member of the public to include nasal sprays in the list of allowable forms of the drug and needs the public’s experiences to inform them. (Kaiti Sullivan | ksullivan@mlive.com) COLUMBUS, Ohio – Medical marijuana isn’t yet available in Ohio but the state is considering new ways of administering …

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Cannabis industry expert: 2018 big, 2019 could bigger for marijuana

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( Illinois News Network ) — As big as 2018 has been for marijuana, one industry expert said 2019 is likely to be even bigger. Over the past year, Michigan and Vermont legalized recreational marijuana use, and Utah and Missouri approved medical marijuana programs. And the entire nation of Canada decided to allow people to use cannabis. David Goldstein, with …