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Aussie gives $3 million to Philly’s Jefferson U. for medical marijuana research

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Australian philanthropist Barry Lambert with his granddaughter Katelyn. Lambert donated $3 million on Dec. 6, 2016, to Thomas Jefferson University to fund a center dedicated to medical marijuana research and education. His granddaughter suffers from epileptic seizures brought on Dravet’s Syndrome. Katelyn saw "miraculous" results after being treated with a medical marijuana product, Lambert said. An Australian philanthropist who has …

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Butte medical marijuana dispensaries, patients excited about I-182 decision

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“I’m delighted,” Shipley said over the phone, “my wife is right beside me here in the store buying a substitute.’’ Shipley said he and his wife were buying acetaminophen, a mostly over-the-counter painkiller, from a local pharmacy to cope with the medical marijuana shortage, but that they weren’t going to put it back on the shelf and head straight to …

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5 named to committee to oversee medical marijuana in Arkansas

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Gov. Asa Hutchinson speaks Wednesday, Dec. 7, at the state Capitol in Little Rock. Gov. Asa Hutchinson and state lawmakers announced five people who will sit on a committee to oversee medical marijuana regulation after Arkansans voted to legalize it in November. At a news conference Wednesday, the governor stressed the importance of having scientific expertise on the committee, saying …

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Trump’s DHS pick is cool with medical marijuana

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President-elect Donald Trump walks out with retired Marine Gen. John Kelly at the clubhouse at Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster Township, N.J. on Nov. 20. (Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post) President-elect Donald Trump will soon announce the selection of retired Marine General John F. Kelly to lead the Department of Homeland Security, The Post has confirmed . Kelly served as …

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Judge orders medical marijuana measure to take effect immediately

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(MTN News photo) HELENA – A big court ruling in Helena on Tuesday regarding Montana’s medical marijuana program, and the initiative passed by voters a month ago. A judge said a key provision of I-182 will take effect immediately – making medical marijuana available to potentially thousands of patients. I-182 removes a three-patient limit for medical-marijuana providers in Montana – …

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Commission leans toward no medical marijuana moratorium

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GREEN COVE SPRINGS – The Clay County Planning Commission looks to be charting a careful, but compassionate, course on its dealings with medical marijuana and a potential moratorium on the issue. The idea of an approximate year-long moratorium in dealing with zoning regulations for medical marijuana dispensaries and treatment centers was discussed at the Planning Commission’s Dec. 6 meeting, and …

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Knox Medical to grow, dispense medical marijuana from Winter Garden facility

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WINTER GARDEN, Fla. – Channel 9’s Lauren Seabrook got an inside look at one of the first Central Florida companies allowed to grow medical marijuana. Seabrook took a tour Wednesday at a Winter Garden facility , where Knox Medical will grow and dispense medical marijuana. Knox is the fourth Florida organization to be allowed to distribute low-THC cannabis as medicine …

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Knox Medical to grow, dispense medical marijuana at Winter Garden facility

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© 2016 Cox Media Group. WINTER GARDEN, Fla. – Channel 9’s Lauren Seabrook got an inside look at one of the first Central Florida companies allowed to grow medical marijuana. Seabrook took a tour Wednesday at a Winter Garden facility, where Knox Medical will grow and dispense medical marijuana. Knox is the fourth Florida organization to be allowed to distribute …