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State law establishes medical marijuana dispensary regulations

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Medical marijuana. Michigan Governor Rick Snyder signed a package of bills — HB 4209, HB 4210, HB 4827, SB 141, and SB 1014 — into law on Sept. 21 regulating the retail sale of medical cannabis and cannabis-infused products. Other provisions in the bill establish a ‘seed to sale’ tracking system on products provided by dispensaries in order to assure …

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Massachusetts State Court Rejects Medical Marijuana Suit

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Register Now – Legal Marketing Association LMA New England 2016 Conference Boston Nov 14-15 2016 In another win for employers with regard to medical marijuana use by employees, a Massachusetts state court rejected a former employee’s legal claims under the state’s medical marijuana law. Barbuto v. Advantage Sales and Marketing, LLC, et al., No. 15-02677 (Mass. Sup. Ct. May 31, …

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Group who fought against medical marijuana gets two on state’s advisory panel

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Copyright 2016 Scripps Media, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. COLUMBUS, Ohio – Ohio’s new medical marijuana advisory committee will include two members of a group that fought legalization, raising concerns among advocates about whether the panel will be stacked against patients. The 14-member panel’s roster was set with final appointments Thursday. …

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Medical marijuana backers raise more than $1M in one week

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The committee backing the 2016 medical marijuana initiative received one of its largest donations to date, boosting its coffers at a critical time in the campaign. State records show People United for Medical Marijuana, the fundraising committee behind the ballot initiative, raised more than $1.07 million between Sept. 24 and Sept. 30. The committee received $1 million from New Approach …

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These States Could Legalize Marijuana Next Month

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Voters in nine states will decide whether to approve recreational or medical marijuana in November. Will cannabis get legalized and, if so, what could it mean for the national market for marijuana? Image source: Getty Images. Recreational marijuana states in play Five states will decide on recreational marijuana next month: Arizona, California, Maine, Massachusetts, and Nevada. Recent polls suggest that …

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Connecticut boy is first medical marijuana pediatric patient

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Please install the latest Adobe Flash Player Plugin to watch this content. STONINGTON & BRANFORD, Conn. ( WTNH ) — On October 1 , 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 …

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Give doctors greater control of N.J. medical marijuana program | Opinion

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By David Knowlton One patient was a Vietnam Veteran living with chronic pain after an amputation. Another was a middle age woman suffering from late-stage multiple sclerosis. Others faced serious cancer or intractable epilepsy. They all came to hear Dr. Kenneth Moritsugu, the former U.S. Surgeon General, speak recently at the Compassionate Care Foundation dispensary for medicinal marijuana in Egg …