NELSONVILLE — As Hocking College prepares to start testing medical marijuana in its new laboratory, administrators plan to offer related courses to students interested in cannabis and other fields requiring laboratory research skills. “We are getting a lot of inquiries about laboratory sciences in general, and specifically about cannabis laboratory technicians,” Hocking College President Betty Young said. “This is a new and emerging industry.” […]

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Ohio’s delays in selecting processors and giving cultivators the green light to grow plants appear to have pushed the availability of medical marijuana further past the Legislature’s Sept. 8 deadline. The Columbus Dispatch reports a meeting between the Medical Marijuana Council and an advisory board Thursday provided no answer about when […]

Lebanon wants a piece of the red-hot global cannabis market. The Middle Eastern nation is preparing to legalize cannabis cultivation for medical use in an effort to boost its troubled economy, Lebanon’s House Speaker told US ambassador Elizabeth Richard on Tuesday, according to the country’s official news agency. The move comes after a report from […]

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A worker trims cannabis. (Photo by Uriel Sinai/Getty Images) A worker trims cannabis. (Photo by Uriel Sinai/Getty Images) COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio’s delays in selecting processors and giving cultivators the green light to grow plants appear to have pushed the availability of medical marijuana further past the Legislature’s September 8 deadline. The Columbus Dispatch reports a […]

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JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — An organization backing one of three competing medical marijuana initiatives in Missouri has continued to bring in large contributions despite the origins of most of the haul being kept secret. The Missourians for Patient Care campaign committee raised $530,000 in monetary contributions between April and July, about $505,000 of which was […]