CLOSE Local officials are beginning to decide if they want medical marijuana businesses in their communities before the state starts giving out licenses next year. Wochit A marijuana leaf.(Photo: Dreamstime/TNS) LANSING — The doors at the state Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs will open at 8 a.m. Friday to begin accepting applications and fees from […]

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Applicants must pay $6,000 fee State expected to begin awarding licenses in the first quarter of 2018 Five-tier regulatory system being developed Michigan begins accepting medical marijuana business license applications Friday under a new regulatory system. It will cost $6,000 to apply for a license. The 48-page application is available online. The Michigan Medical Marijuana […]

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Maryland’s marijuana regulators on Thursday approved 12 new dispensaries to operate in the state’s fledgling legal medical marijuana industry, bringing the total number of fully approved legal storefronts to 22. At least 60 more dispensaries that received preliminary licenses are still waiting for final approval. The Maryland Medical Cannabis Commission gave the final sign-off to […]

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When California rings in the new year with the sale of recreational pot for the first time, Texas will be tiptoeing into its own marijuana milestone: a medical cannabis program so restrictive that doubts swirl over who will even use it. Texas is the last big state to allow some form of medical marijuana, albeit […]

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CLOSE Federal Reserve raises interest rate; NJ revokes doctor’s license; Bon Jovi elected to HOF The Linden City Council has formed a Marijuana Ad Hoc Committee to investigate the social, economic and quality of life impact of legalizing marijuana in New Jersey.(Photo: ~File) LINDEN – Before Gov.-elect Phil Murphy moves forward with plans to legalize […]

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Election Day 2016 was a big day for marijuana. Voters in California, Maine, Massachusetts, and Nevada all supported successful legalization initiatives, doubling the number of states to have done so since 2012 and more than quadrupling the percentage of the national population that now lives in legal marijuana states. Marijuana momentum…read more at https://www.alternet.org/drugs/3-states-best-positioned-legalize-marijuana-2018

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Cook County voters will get their say on whether recreational marijuana use should be made legal for adults in Illinois, after commissioners on Wednesday voted to put that question on the March primary ballot. Commissioners voted unanimously to approve the advisory referendum. Board President Toni Preckwinkle also supports it, and the longtime critic of the […]

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Andrew Garfield is getting real about his relationship with drugs. The 34-year-old actor won a best actor trophy at the London Evening Standard Theatre Awards earlier this month for his performance as Prior Walter in Tony Kushner’s AIDS-era drama Angels in America  — a play her referred to as “a little bit like an acid trip” in […]

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Whenever Mike Lewis posts new content, you’ll get an email delivered to your inbox with a link. Email notifications are only sent once a day, and only if there are new matching items. …read more at https://www.heraldmailmedia.com/news/local/medical-marijuana-taking-root-in-hancock/article_a5bf4772-7aea-5797-b8d9-11bd3c35585f.html

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YELLOW SPRINGS, OH — Growing marijuana for medicinal purposes is about to begin in Ohio. A company called Cresco Labs held a groundbreaking event on Thursday in a corn field in Yellow Springs, where the company will build a 50,000 square-foot greenhouse to grow medical marijuana. The field is next to Antioch University Midwest. Cresco […]

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CLOSE Local officials are beginning to decide if they want medical marijuana businesses in their communities before the state starts giving out licenses next year. Wochit A marijuana leaf.(Photo: Dreamstime/TNS) LANSING — The doors at the state Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs will open at 8 a.m. Friday to begin accepting applications and fees from […]

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