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Congressman: If Missouri legalizes medical marijuana, ‘the tide changes nationally’

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Copyright Getty Images KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Is it time for medical marijuana in Missouri? As residents prepare to vote on the issue in less than a month, supporters are making a big push to get the measure passed — but others are still skeptical. Supporters of medical marijuana are holding a rally and concert this weekend in Kansas City. …

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Medical marijuana store first in Oakland County to get state license

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Greenhouse, located on Pontiac Trail at Walled Lake Drive in Walled Lake. It’s a green light for Greenhouse. Sort of. The first state license for an Oakland County medical marijuana store — Greenhouse in Walled Lake — was approved Thursday by the Michigan Marijuana Licensing Board, a division of the state’s Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs. That’s huge for …

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Medical marijuana debate plays out at Indiana Statehouse

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INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Could Indiana be one step closer to legalizing medical marijuana? That’s the question up for debate Thursday at the Indiana Statehouse. A summer study session looking at the issue wrapped up Thursday with both supporters and opponents of the idea getting a chance to give their thoughts. Those in favor say medical marijuana would bring in millions …

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Scott seeks backing on medical marijuana appeal

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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (NSF) – With a 5 p.m. Friday deadline looming, Gov. Rick Scott has sought support from legislative leaders before appealing a Tallahassee judge’s order that critics say would create pandemonium in the state’s medical-marijuana industry if allowed to stand. Responding to Scott’s request, House Speaker Richard Corcoran, incoming Speaker Jose Oliva and other Republican House leaders on Wednesday …

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Rick Scott seeks backing before appealing block on Florida’s medical marijuana license process

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With a 5 p.m. Friday deadline looming, Gov. Rick Scott has sought support from legislative leaders before appealing a Tallahassee judge’s order that critics say would create pandemonium in the state’s medical-marijuana industry if allowed to stand. Responding to Scott’s request, House Speaker Richard Corcoran, incoming Speaker Jose Oliva and other Republican House leaders on Wednesday urged the governor to …

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Effingham breast cancer patient advocates for medical marijuana

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EFFINGHAM — Kyla Doedtman of Effingham never thought she would become an advocate for medical marijuana, but a battle with an aggressive and rare form of breast cancer changed everything. The 44-year-old first turned to medical marijuana for relief from back pain caused by a back injury. "My journey actually started with the medical marijuana over a year ago," she …

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Warren Mayor James Fouts issues sixth veto on medical marijuana, then withdraws it

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Warren Mayor James Fouts MACOMB DAILY FILE PHOTO The seesaw political battle in Warren over medical marijuana tilted up with yet another attempt to block changes in regulations. Mayor James Fouts on Monday vetoed another new measure passed by divided City Council members. Less than 24 hours later, he withdrew it. The short-lived veto involved the latest proposed change to …