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State releases list of medical marijuana providers

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New York has published a partial list of doctors, nurse practitioners and physician assistants registered to certify patients for using medical marijuana. The list at on the Health Department’s website includes the 32 percent of medical professionals who have consented to make their names public, including 15 in Western New York. The Health Department says it is prohibited from releasing …

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Survey Says 87-Percent Of NFL Players In Support Of Medical Marijuana

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PHILADELPHIA, PA – NOVEMBER 15: A pylon is seen with an NFL logo at Lincoln Financial Field on November 15, 2015 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Alex Goodlett/Getty Images) PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Is it time for the NFL to embrace medical marijuana? The players say yes. 152 National Football League players were surveyed by BudTrader.com — an online medical marijuana …

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Medical Marijuana Deal Goes Up In Smoke

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tharms5 (Flickr) Unable to bridge a gap over how many marijuana dispensaries the state should have, Florida lawmakers Friday failed to pass legislation that would have created a framework to carry out a constitutional amendment legalizing medical marijuana for wide variety of patients. Implementation of the voter-approved amendment now rests in the hands of state health officials, who have been …

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15 local doctors among those listed to presribe medical marijuana

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Copyright Getty Images (WKBW) – A public list of practitioners who can prescribe marijuana was released by the state Health Department last week. According to the list, there are 989 registered practitioners within the Medical Marijuana Program. Only those who have consented to be listed on the Department’s public website appear on the list. The following local doctors are listed …

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Trump says he reserves right to ignore medical marijuana protection provision in spending bill

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BRANCHBURG, N.J. — President Donald Trump signed his first piece of major legislation on Friday, a $1 trillion spending bill to keep the government operating through September. The bill cleared both houses of Congress this week and Trump signed it into law behind closed doors at his home in central New Jersey, well ahead of a midnight Friday deadline for …

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Trump’s Medical Marijuana Threat Contradicts the Law and His Own Position

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The appropriations bill that President Trump signed on Friday renews a rider that bars the Justice Department from interfering with the implementation of state laws allowing medical use of marijuana. But Trump signaled in a signing statement that he may decide to ignore that restriction, known as the Rohrabacher-Farr amendment, notwithstanding his repeatedly expressed support for medical marijuana and for …