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Dolphins wideout Kenny Stills supports medical marijuana research

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The state of Florida approved the use of medical marijuana this week, and Dolphins wide receiver Kenny Stills said coupled with an NFLPA study of the drug’s pain-relief possibilities, it’s a good sign for players. Stills told Joe Schad of the Palm Beach Post that he thinks marijuana could ultimately prove to be an effective replacement for opioids. “ I …

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Construction industry looking at medical marijuana policies

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Now that medical marijuana is legal in Arkansas, individual companies will now have to decide how to police drug use among workers. The Associated General Contractors of Arkansas says they’re now talking about how to handle this in construction industry. "You definitely don’t want anyone under impairment and distraction when there’s so many dangers present,” said Joe Morgan, of the …

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Medical Marijuana OK’d in Conservative Arkansas, but Fights Remain

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Arkansas voters handed marijuana advocates a significant victory by passing a measure that would legalize the drug for medical use, but groups on both sides of the issue are now gearing up for fights over how to set up the program in the coming months. The medical marijuana proposal narrowly approved by Arkansas voters is a cultural tipping point that …

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Lake councilman supports medical marijuana use

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Councilman Jamal Washington, D-Merrillville, is sponsoring a proposed resolution that the County Council support the “passage of a prescribed medical marijuana program statute by the State of Indiana.” The full County Council may consider passage of the resolution as early as its next regular meeting Tuesday. “This is long overdue,” Washington said. “There is a difference between legalizing and decriminalizing …

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South Florida cities push pause on expansion of medical marijuana industry

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As polls closed and Florida voters expanded medical marijuana laws, the Boca Raton Council cast its own vote on election night: to delay pot from hitting their area. The city on Tuesday extended a temporary ban on marijuana dispensaries and treatment centers. Boca’s freeze is one of at least a half-dozen across South Florida as municipalities make breathing room to …

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Medical marijuana could be in play next session

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Action 3 News Live at 10 KMTV Bellevue, Neb. (KMTV) – Tuesday’s election changed marijuana laws in many parts of the country. A ballot count on Thursday resulted in Maine becoming the fourth state to approve recreational pot this year Florida, Arkansas and North Dakota voters approved medicinal marijuana. Montanans voted to ease restrictions on cannabis oil. But here in …

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Medical marijuana growing facility plans announced for Erie

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Error loading player: No playable sources found ERIE, PA Erie Management Group met with the public to explain plans to open a medical marijuana growing facility on East Lake Road. This would be constructed at the site of the former Hammermill Paper Company. The facility would be created inside of the already existing SB3 Industrial Park office building. This is …

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Medical marijuana program continues to take shape in Ohio

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(Source: WOIO) CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Marijuana advocates won big in this year’s election after voters passed medical marijuana in three more states. Additionally, California, Nevada, and Massachusetts passed recreational marijuana measures. In Ohio, medical marijuana patients are watching the program take shape. Medical marijuana has been legal in Ohio since September, but a lot of the regulations are still …