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Appeals court to decide if probationers can smoke medical marijuana

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Dennis Magyari A Royal Oak attorney and his client, a thrice-convicted drunk driver, want the courts to pay medical marijuana laws more respect. An upcoming state Court of Appeals ruling could make it legal for convicts and the criminally charged to smoke or otherwise possess and consume marijuana while on parole, bond or probation, so long as they’re registered medical …

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Veteran leads charge for medical marijuana

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(Photo: Photo provided to IndyStar) Jeff Staker spent 11 years in the Marines as a sniper. He served in Operation Desert Storm and Operation Desert Shield. He’s a 51-year-old father of five and grandfather of five who quotes Sun-Tzu’s “The Art of War.” And he’s a leading advocate for medical marijuana in Indiana. For six years, a medical marijuana bill …

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Florida dispensaries aim to ‘normalize’ medical marijuana

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TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Vials of cannabis-laced sprays, lotions and tinctures line display shelves a few steps from handbags specially designed to tote marijuana products. A stylish kitchenette and table is on the opposite side of this Surterra Wellness Center medical marijuana showroom, space used to host educational sessions on the merits of the drug — something legal only under …

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Algonquin trustees to consider medical marijuana dispensary on North Main Street

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ALGONQUIN – Village officials are considering plans for a medical marijuana dispensary that could open in Algonquin in the coming year. The business would operate similar to a pharmacy and distribute limited quantities of marijuana to patients with a prescription from a doctor, according to village documents. Ross Morreale, representing ILDISP III, LLC, has petitioned the village for a special …

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Over 2,000 patients using N.H.’s medical marijuana program – ranging in age from 2 to 98

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Flowering marijuana plants under yellow heat lamps are seen at Temescal Wellnessâs therapeutic cannabis cultivation site in Manchester on Friday, May 6, 2016. (ELIZABETH FRANTZ / Monitor staff) » Buy this Image A year since New Hampshire officials started issuing therapeutic cannabis cards to qualifying patients, the program is now serving more than 2,000 people. New figures released by the …

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Medical marijuana access limited for now in Florida

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Buying cannabis in Bay County could take many months because of passed or planned moratoriums. PANAMA CITY – Bay County residents who qualify for medical marijuana under a new state law likely won’t have access to it until May – at the earliest. And that could require a drive to Tallahassee or hiring a state-certified grower to deliver from their …