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First medical marijuana dispensary opens in Tallahassee

First medical marijuana dispensary opens in Tallahassee

Who would have believed it? A generation ago, it would have been laughable. But now, you can have medical marijuana delivered to your doorstep or go to a dispensary and buy it over the counter. The first dispensary is in Tallahassee. It’s opening today. Seventeen more are going to pop up around Florida including two in the Tampa Bay area. […]

July 26, 2016 · 0 comments · News
First home delivery of medical marijuana made in Florida

First home delivery of medical marijuana made in Florida

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — The first organization authorized to dispense medical marijuana in Florida has made its first home delivery. Kim Rivers, CEO of Trulieve, said Saturday that the company has delivered low-THC medical cannabis to a patient in Hudson, Florida, who is suffering from dystonia, a condition characterized by chronic muscle spasms and seizures. Hudson is in Pasco County, near […]

July 25, 2016 · 0 comments · News
New medical marijuana initiative to go before Board of Supervisors

New medical marijuana initiative to go before Board of Supervisors

Oroville >> A new medical marijuana initiative seeking to replace current Butte County marijuana laws with new regulations has gained enough signatures to move forward to the Butte County Board of Supervisors. Proponents for the Medical Cannabis Cultivation and Commerce Measure gathered nearly 12,000 signatures on petitions. The Butte County Clerk-Recorder’s Office verified 6,177 signatures, the number required for such […]

July 20, 2016 · 0 comments · News
Medical Marijuana Could Save Medicare $470 Million Annually, Study Shows

Medical Marijuana Could Save Medicare $470 Million Annually, Study Shows

This could potentially be a groundbreaking year for the marijuana industry. In November, residents in up to a dozen states could be voting on whether or not to legalize recreational or medical marijuana. This comes after Pennsylvania and Ohio passed laws legalizing medical marijuana in their legislatures this spring. As it stands now, half of the country has legalized the […]

July 18, 2016 · 0 comments · News
Georgia’s medical marijuana law just turned one year old

Georgia’s medical marijuana law just turned one year old

The phones at the Georgia Department of Public Health no longer ring off the hook with people calling to find doctors or asking questions about how the state’s medical marijuana registry works. Yet Georgia’s quiet revolution in the year since it legalized a limited form of medical marijuana has shown little sign of slowing. Even so, obstacles and risks remain […]

July 13, 2016 · 0 comments · News
Trump, Clinton, Johnson Agree: Medical Marijuana Use Should Be Legal

Trump, Clinton, Johnson Agree: Medical Marijuana Use Should Be Legal

Marijuana legalization continues to grow as a front-burner issue, and legalization for medical purposes is among the few stances that the two major presidential candidates share. Presumptive Democratic and Republican nominees Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump believe that using marijuana to combat the symptoms of a range of ailments should be legal. Clinton has indicated that she might even be open […]

July 13, 2016 · 0 comments · News
Supporters of rival Arkansas medical-marijuana measures not backing down

Supporters of rival Arkansas medical-marijuana measures not backing down

LITTLE ROCK — If Little Rock lawyer David Couch’s proposal to legalize medical marijuana in Arkansas qualifies for the ballot, it will compete with another measure on the same issue — which Couch says would be fine but a backer of the other measure says would doom both proposals. Couch said he submitted more than 106,000 signatures to the secretary […]

July 11, 2016 · 0 comments · News
Medical Marijuana Company Lead Sponsor at Gathering of Nations

Medical Marijuana Company Lead Sponsor at Gathering of Nations

Ultra Health, a national provider for the healthcare cannabis industry with operations and facilities in Arizona, Nevada and New Mexico, and retail dispensaries to commercial-scale cannabis production in New Mexico and Las Vegas, has become the title sponsor for the Gathering of Nations Pow wow for 2017. In addition to the sponsorship, the official name of the event will be […]

July 7, 2016 · 0 comments · News
Legalized Medical Marijuana Will Not Be Easily Accessible in Ohio

Legalized Medical Marijuana Will Not Be Easily Accessible in Ohio

If you’re an Ohioan and are in need of medical marijuana, don’t expect to get the drug as soon as it becomes legal in September. Although Ohio Republican Governor John Kasich signed a bill legalizing marijuana for medical purposes in Ohio in June, it won’t be available at dispensaries anytime soon. According to a previous Fortune article, although the law […]

July 6, 2016 · 0 comments · News
Hawaii MMJ dispensaries to open later this year

Hawaii MMJ dispensaries to open later this year

LIHUE, Hawaii — State officials say they have yet to inspect the eight licensed medical marijuana businesses, making it unlikely that the Hawaii medical marijuana dispensaries will open by July 15, the earliest date legislators had allowed them to begin selling their products. Department of Health officials say they are uncertain when each licensee will open up shop, The Garden […]

July 5, 2016 · 0 comments · News