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Recovering addicts leaving treatment — surrounded by a world of temptation — will soon have a new “sober bar” in Windsor, Ont. to help fill a gap. Although it may have high-top stools, a bar and a liquor shelf, the Spiritual Soldiers Coffee Compound will be substance-free. The two men behind the project have battled addiction themselves, and want this […]

Patients, caregivers and supporters attend a Utah Patients Coalition news conference in June 2017. The group filed a challenge May 21, 2018, to defend a proposed medical-marijuana ballot initiative from legal attacks.(Photo: Rick Bowmer, AP) SALT LAKE CITY — Supporters and opponents of medical marijuana in Utah are preparing to square off in court over […]

Sensing a change of prevailing political winds on the issue of cannabis, Florida GOP Rep. Matt Gaetz is defying conventional opinion. “A lot of people think we can’t pass cannabis reform in a GOP-controlled Congress,” Gaetz told the Tampa Bay Times. But with the deck stacked overwhelmingly against an end to the federal ban on […]

State officials have canceled a Wednesday meeting to announce where dozens of medical marijuana dispensaries will be located across Ohio. The Board of Pharmacy was expected to name up to 56 dispensary licensees in 28 geographic districts.  The state received 376 dispensary applications. The meeting was postponed to give more time to gather some required […]

New York City is reportedly starting a task force to prepare for the full legalization of recreational marijuana, with the mayor now saying that it’s likely to occur “in the near future.” But has the American experiment with pot legalization gone too far? For all my libertarian upbringing, I am starting to take umbrage at […]

Mike Gaffney saugus@wickedlocal.com @saugusnews Recreational marijuana establishments will not be allowed in the Town of Saugus. Town Meeting members voted unanimously – with no discussion – Monday night to amend the town bylaws to bar recreational marijuana establishments from operating within town borders. A two-thirds voted was required for the prohibition on recreational marijuana establishments […]

The Anne Arundel County Council unanimously voted Monday night to strengthen special requirements for medical marijuana developments, a move that will make it even harder for developers to find sites but will appease residents who have been frustrated with project approvals they view in defiance of county rules. The bill prohibits granting variances on special […]

State officials will announce on Wednesday where dozens of medical marijuana dispensaries will be located across Ohio. The Board of Pharmacy at a special meeting this week is expected to name up to 56 dispensary licensees in 28 geographic districts. The state received 376 dispensary applications. Related: Sept 9 deadline to start Ohio medical marijuana program […]

Alex Leary Alex Leary is the Washington bureau chief for the Tampa Bay Times. He previously worked in the Times’ state capital bureau, and before that covered local politics, environmental issues and law enforcement. His career in journalism began at the Valley News in New Hampshire. Phone: (202) 306-4807   @LearyReports   [email protected] …read more at http://www.tampabay.com/florida-politics/buzz/2018/05/21/trump-ally-matt-gaetz-makes-a-push-for-medical-marijuana/