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Stonington boy is first medical marijuana pediatric patient

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STONINGTON & BRANFORD, Conn. (WTNH) — On October first medical marijuana became available to pediatric patients in Connecticut and three days later Linda Lloyd walked into Bluepoint Wellness in Branford. The Stonington mom gave her seven year old son Henry his first dose Thursday morning. At 3:20 that afternoon she greeted him at the end of their driveway as he …

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Who’s on the Ohio Medical Marijuana Advisory Committee? See the list.

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The Ohio Medical Marijuana Advisory Committee includes members who oppose medical marijuana use and support it. COLUMBUS, Ohio — A pain management doctor, staunch opponents to marijuana legalization and the father of a boy with cerebral palsy were a few of the people selected to advise state regulators setting up Ohio’s medical marijuana program. Ohio’s new medical marijuana law required …

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Dissenting medical marijuana commissioner replaced

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The state medical marijuana commissioner who cast the lone dissenting vote on a controversial move to deny grower licenses to two highly rated applicants and give them to lower-ranked rivals has been replaced. Gov. Larry Hogan ‘s office confirmed Thursday that he has not reappointed Deborah R. Miran, an appointee of former Gov. Martin O’Malley, on the state Medical Cannabis …

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Advocates Push I-182 to Increase Access to Medical Marijuana

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Montanans have been voting on initiatives about the medical use of marijuana since 2004, and this year will be no different. I-182 would reverse recent restrictions that limited medical marijuana providers to just three patients, restrictions that all but eliminating access for more than 12,000 Montanans who have state permission to use the substance. But the initiative faces intense opposition …

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Everything You Need to Know About Medical Marijuana

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If medical marijuana isn’t already the law in your state, there’s probably a ballot initiative coming to your polling station or a bill working its way through your legislature that would make it so. More importantly, the majority of Americans already have the legal right to seek out the drug to treat their ailments. Still, it’s all so new and …

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Medical marijuana community split over legalization of pot

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Canna Care pot shop director Lanette Davies will vote against an initiative legalizing recreational use of marijuana. (Carl Costas / For The Times) Good morning. It is Thursday, Oct. 6 . Some L.A.-themed art for the Angeleno in your life. Here’s what else is happening in the Golden State: TOP STORIES Officer killed An L.A. County sheriff’s sergeant was killed …

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Congress fails to pass VA medical marijuana provision

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Veterans pressing Congress to let VA doctors recommend medical marijuana for their patients in states where the drug is considered legal had their hopes dashed last month when Congress passed a pared version of the Veterans Affairs funding bill without the marijuana provision. The Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations bill originally included the Veterans Equal Access amendment, which would …