SALT LAKE CITY — What would Utah’s medical marijuana program look like if the ballot initiative known as Proposition 2 is passed by Utahns in November? The Utah Medical Association warns the initiative would essentially usher in recreational use of marijuana, by eviscerating state safeguards against it. So does a recently announced coalition of law […]

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CLOSE Ken VandeVrede, of Gro-Rite Garden Center Florist and CEO of Hillview Med in Pequannock discusses applying for license to farm medical marijuana. Jai Agnish, Staff Writer, @jaiagnish Hillview Med/Gro-Rite Garden Center Florist in Pequannock applied for a license to grow and distribute medical marijuana.(Photo: Jai Agnish/Northjersey.com) Fifty years ago the VanderVrede family delivered tomatoes […]

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Candidates in one of the most contentious U.S. Senate races in the country this year clashed about the issues of marijuana legalization and drug policy reform during a debate on Friday night. “I want to end the war on drugs and specifically want to end the prohibition on marijuana,” Democratic Congressman Beto O’Rourke said in […]

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There’s no way we can justify banning marijuana, while alcohol is legal. Alcohol is much more dangerous. Alcohol is more damaging to the brain, and can cause major diseases, such as cirrhosis of the liver. No one has ever fatally overdosed from using pot, but many people have died from binge drinking. Moreover, the Centers […]

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Medical marijuana.(Photo: hidesy, Getty Images/iStockphoto) A potential medical marijuana treatment center in Immokalee could be at the center of a decision made regarding fire code exemptions and marijuana facilities in Florida.    Oakes Farms, an agribusiness operated out of Collier County, is in the early stages of applying to bring a medical marijuana treatment center to 106 14th Street in Immokalee.  Medical marijuana […]

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Buy Photo Andy Joseph,President and CEO of Apeks Supercritical in Johnstown, Ohio. (Photo: Jessica Phelps/The Advocate)Buy Photo NEWARK – From a business standpoint, it appears medical marijuana, legal in Ohio this month, will take time to be fully understood and implemented. “It’ll be a year before the program is truly operational, running at ‘full capacity,’” […]

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Manhattan residents are clear: It’s time to legalize marijuana in New York. Residents overwhelmingly backed decriminalization at a listening session held Thursday night by Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s office in lower Manhattan. It was the latest in a series of public hearings organized by the governor’s office to provide advice on different legislative and regulatory approaches […]

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